Mary Fisher admitted that she is struggling to combine her humanitarian obligations with the need to know what Jonathan Jones thinks about Facebook.
She said: “I’m not sure who needs the money more. On the one hand, this is the biggest refugee crisis since 1945, but on the other hand, quality journalism costs money.
“Of course, I want unaccompanied minors in Calais to have food and medicine. But a world without George Monbiot and Suzanne Moore explaining why something I thought was good is actually bad is not a world I want to live in.”
“I already stopped donating to Oxfam so I could give the money to Wikipedia instead.
“Next they’ll tell me I need to get a license to watch the BBC.”