A free public library is a revolutionary notion, and when people don’t have free access to books, then communities are like radios without batteries. You cut people off from essential sources of information — mythical, practical, linguistic, political — and you break them. You render them helpless in the face of political oppression.
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Visually based storytelling takes time and, relatively, a massive effort. We need to change that … by changing the machinery of our newsrooms so that these story forms can be produced quickly by teams that include reporters, visuals experts and technical experts. With practice, we can slash the time it takes. And we can make the work we’re doing now seem old-fashioned.
The top one looks like KK from that video game…