Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Chesterton Sheds a Tear

"For over 300 years, London's Fleet Street was the heart of British journalism, home to many of the country's leading newspapers — and the pubs that fueled their employees. On Wednesday, however, the industry saluted the end of an era at a ceremony marking the departure of Reuters from its Fleet Street headquarters.

"The exodus is the final knell for an era when booze-fueled journalists in the male-dominated publishing world would swap yarns with sources and competitors in the pubs."


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