"A growing percentage of people are wising up to the consequences of willy-nilly friending and status update-posting.The Pew Internet and American Life Project, which surveyed 2,277 adults 18 and over, determined that two-thirds of people online are using social networking sites, but these folks are also now more likely to correct for their past friending mistakes."
"In an age of 24/7 rolling news, blogs and twitters, we are on constant call wherever we are. But war reporting is still essentially the same – someone has to go there and see what is happening. You can't get that information without going to places where people are being shot at, and others are shooting at you. The real difficulty is having enough faith in humanity to believe that enough people be they government, military or the man on the street, will care when your file reaches the printed page, the website or the TV screen.
We do have that faith because we believe we do make a difference."
Marie Colvin, 2010.