Tuesday, 7 August 2018

QotD: "It’s much better to know what people think than to have their views massaged by public relations or communications staff into nothingness. People censoring themselves is far more dangerous than saying what they really think."


"The last and important point is that it’s quite healthy for people to shoot their mouths off now and again. It’s much better to know what people think than to have their views massaged by public relations or communications staff into nothingness. People censoring themselves is far more dangerous than saying what they really think."
~ Martin Van Beynen writing about "a silly vet sexism fracas," quoted by Homepaddock,

1 comment:

  1. Martin Van Beynen is good. He has written regularly for the Christchurch Press for decades, most of that time unremarkably, but in recent years I've noticed the increasing quality and insight in his commentary.

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