We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Katharine Viner Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Sadly, we can’t eliminate bigotry. But that doesn’t mean we have to tolerate it, much less give it a platform on which to thrive.
The ‘Guardian’ supports the vital work that volunteers and campaigners do to mitigate homelessness and destitution; we will also continue to report on the causes of homelessness and destitution and urge policy change that will solve it.
When a fact begins to resemble whatever you feel is true, it becomes very difficult for anyone to tell the difference between facts that are true and ‘facts’ that are not.
Nearly one year on from his election, Donald Trump disregards the constitution, offends allies, and attacks minorities, the powerless, and those who are holding him to account.
In the world of British poetry, Carol Ann Duffy is a superstar.
As editor-in-chief of the ‘Guardian’ and the ‘Observer’, my job is to ensure that our independent journalism continues to be enjoyed by as many readers as possible and that our print newspapers make a positive financial contribution to securing a sustainable future.
‘Guardian’ journalism itself will remain what it has always been: thoughtful, progressive, fiercely independent and challenging, and also witty, stylish, and fun.
I’ve always believed that no subject is off-limits as long as you can find a way to make it significant, thoughtful, and interesting.
For some time, destitution has been a harsh reality for asylum seekers, migrants, and refugees who are unable to access mainstream accommodation and support. Delays in the asylum and appeals process can leave them in limbo for years without money, shelter, and advice.
Young people are at a higher risk of homelessness than adults and, when they find themselves in crisis, are too often overlooked by hard-pressed council homelessness departments.
As editor, I think we need to act more decisively on what kind of material appears on the ‘Guardian’. Those who argue that this is an affront to freedom of speech miss the point. That freedom counts for little if it is used to silence others.
A newspaper is complete. It is finished, sure of itself, certain. By contrast, digital news is constantly updated, improved upon, changed, moved, developed – an ongoing conversation and collaboration. It is living, evolving, limitless, relentless.
The Nauru files lifts the secrecy surrounding Australia’s hidden detention regime for asylum seekers through vivid reporting and the words of the guards and officials on the island themselves.
If people long to create a better world, then we must use our platform to nurture imagination – hopeful ideas, fresh alternatives, belief that the way things are isn’t the way things need to be.
The most important relationship the ‘Guardian’ has is with its readers.
In the digital age, it is easier than ever to publish false information, which is quickly shared and taken to be true – as we often see in emergency situations, when news is breaking in real time.
The resignation of the British home secretary, Amber Rudd, over the Windrush scandal marks an important moment for independent, investigative journalism, demonstrating how it can hold power to account in order unequivocally to change people’s lives for the better.
The political solutions to the refugee crisis may be complex, but that does not mean we should abandon our humanity. We should not close our hearts, retreat behind walls, real or imagined, or ignore the pressing moral imperative to provide assistance and sanctuary for some of the world’s most desperate people.
For 500 years after Gutenberg, the dominant form of information was the printed page: knowledge was primarily delivered in a fixed format, one that encouraged readers to believe in stable and settled truths.
Our movements and feelings are constantly monitored, because surveillance is the business model of the digital age.
At a moment when people are losing faith in their ability to participate in politics and make themselves heard, the media can play a critical role in reversing that sense of alienation.
Digital is not about putting up your story on the web. It’s about a fundamental redrawing of journalists’ relationship with our audience, how we think about our readers, our perception of our role in society, our status.
At the ‘Guardian,’ we have a special relationship with our readers. This relationship is not just about the news; it’s about a shared sense of purpose and a commitment to understand and illuminate our times.
The ‘Guardian”s unique ownership structure safeguards our editorial independence from commercial or political interference and means we can reinvest any money we receive into this journalism that matters so much.
The web has changed the way we organise information in a very clear way: from the boundaried, solid format of books and newspapers to something liquid and free-flowing, with limitless possibilities.
For young people in the U.K. who find themselves without anywhere to live – perhaps they have left the family home after a relationship breakdown, or to escape abuse, or have left care – it is far too easy to become trapped in a chain of misfortune, with little help from the state.
We have thought carefully about how our use of typography, colour, and images can support and enhance ‘Guardian’ journalism. We have introduced a font called Guardian Headline that is simple, confident, and impactful.
Journalists must work to earn the trust of those they aim to serve.
People long to help each other, to be together, to share experiences, to be part of a community, to influence the powers that control their lives.
After working at the ‘Guardian’ for two decades, I feel I know instinctively why it exists. Most of our journalists and our readers do, too – it’s something to do with holding power to account and upholding liberal values.
The global movement of displaced people, many of whom end up in detention without hope, is one of the most pressing issues of our times.
My friendship with the great actor and director Alan Rickman did not have a particularly auspicious start.
Facebook has become the richest and most powerful publisher in history by replacing editors with algorithms – shattering the public square into millions of personalised news feeds, shifting entire societies away from the open terrain of genuine debate and argument while they make billions from our valued attention.
Our duty as journalists is to use our clarity – and our imagination – to build hope in the societies in which we work. Our duty is to keep holding power to account, and to fight for press freedom around the world.
Muslim women deplore misogyny just as western women do, and they know that Islamic societies also oppress them; why wouldn’t they? But liberation, for them does not encompass destroying their identity, religion, or culture, and many of them want to retain the veil.