Claud Cockburn - Quotes

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Never underestimate the effectiveness of a straight cash bribe. ---->>>

Never believe anything until it has been officially denied. ---->>>

A wartime Minister of Information is compelled, in the national interest, to such continuous acts of duplicity that even his natural hair must grow to resemble a wig. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: 04-12, 1904
Die: 12-15, 1981
Occupation: Journalist

Francis Claud Cockburn ( KOH-bərn; 12 April 1904 – 15 December 1981) was an Anglo-Scots journalist. His saying "believe nothing until it has been officially denied" is widely quoted in journalistic studies, although he doesn't claim credit for originating it. He was the second cousin, once removed, of novelists Alec Waugh and Evelyn Waugh (wikipedia)