Blog: Olly WehringCharlie Hebdo

Olly Wehring | 8 January 2015

As a journalist of over ten years, I was shocked and appalled by yesterday's attack on the offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris. That 12 people can be murdered for upholding the ideal of freedom of speech goes against everything I hold to be true.

Much as just-drinks concerns itself with the trials and tribulations of the global drinks industry, my role as editor is anchored firmly to the belief that freedom of speech and expression is a human right. It is so desperately sad that anyone should have to die defending that right.

My thoughts are with the friends and family of the journalists, cartoonists and police officers who died yesterday.

ANALYSIS

Remy Cointreau nine months fiscal-2018 - results data

In January, Remy Cointreau updated the market on its sales in the first nine months of fiscal-2018. On an organic basis, the group's top-line in the nine months to the end of December was up by 5.5%, ...

BLOG

Feeling Blue on Monday? Help is at hand

It may not be scientific, but the third Monday in January has been coined 'Blue Monday' - the most depressing day of the year. Dreamed up in the UK by a psychologist commissioned by a holiday company ...

BLOG

Bad day on the beer? This'll help

If you work for a brewer and are having a rough week, take a minute to regain some perspective with this, from the good people at US craft beer producer Sierra Nevada Brewing Co....

BLOG

Brewers Association "bid" to buy Anheuser-Busch InBev strikes a chord

Is this a case of if you can't beat them, buy them?...

BLOG

Non-alcoholic beer fails the Bernstein challenge

Crazy days in the Bernstein offices. Taking time out from being one of the world’s top beverage analysts, the Bernstein team, lead by its London-based veteran Trevor Stirling, held its very own taste ...



Forgot your password?