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18/06/2014 17:48 BST | Updated 19/06/2014 18:59 BST

Paxman Locks Horns With Channel 4's Jon Snow Ahead Of Final Newsnight Appearance (VIDEO)

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Ahead of his final Newsnight on Wednesday, Jeremy Paxman sat down with Channel 4 News’ Jon Snow to ruminate on why he was leaving the BBC, whether there was a future for long-form news programmes and, most importantly, why he had so steadfastly refused to join Twitter.

Enjoy these too ageing titans of British broadcasting go head-to-head in an interview that couldn’t have been less serious had the pair been gassing over a late-night Scotch in a boozer off the Old Kent Road.

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