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Why Charlie Hebdo is every reader's business

Friday, January 9, 2015 - 05:50
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There has always been violence towards the press, even before Wednesday's horrific event which left 12 people dead.

FOR those who love a good laugh, this has been an exceedingly grim week. The massacre at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has violated, in the worst possible way, the amorphous compact between press and public - a compact that has allowed opinion, debate and expression to flourish in a First