Monday, February 27, 2017

Dark matter

The Washington Post's new motto might be intended to indicate journalism's vital role in shining a spotlight on what is (deliberately) murky or obscure, but it reads like a gloomy epitaph: "Democracy dies in darkness". Just in case they do reconsider the decision, Slate's Will Oremus has helpfully suggested 15 classic metal album titles that "strike a slightly gentler tone". Many of the suggestions would probably appeal to the Daily Mail's Paul Dacre: "The Downward Spiral", "The Erosion Of Sanity", "Slowly We Rot"...

(Thanks to Nick for the link.)

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