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The newspaper is of necessity something of a monopoly, and its first duty is to shun the temptations of monopoly. Its primary office is the gathering of news. At the peril of its soul it must see that the supply is not tainted. Neither in what it gives, nor in what it does not give, nor in the mode of presentation, must the unclouded face of truth suffer wrong. Comment is free but facts are sacred.

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Manchester Guardian, 6 May 1926 1926

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C. P. Scott

Charles Prestwich Scott was a British journalist, publisher and politician.

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