On Journalism

"Then Assange leaned forward and, in a whisper, began to talk about a leak, code-named Project G, that he is developing in another secret location. He promised that it would be news, and I saw in him the same mixture of seriousness and amusement, devilishness and intensity that he had displayed [while working on a previous leaked story].

'If it feels a little bit like we're amateurs, it is because we are,' he said. 'Everyone is an amateur in this business.'"

--from a profile of Julian Assange, who directs the document-leaking news organization WikiLeaks, in this week's New Yorker
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