Quotation by C.P. Scott

Neither in what it gives, nor in what it does not give, nor in the mode of presentation, must the unclouded face of truth suffer wrong. Comment is free, but facts are sacred.
C.P. (Charles Prestwich) Scott (1846–1932), British author, journalist. Manchester Guardian, editorial (May 5, 1921).

marking the paper's first hundred years. Scott served as editor of the Manchester Guardian for fifty-nine years—the longest editorship of a national newspaper anywhere in the world.
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