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I think the future of journalism is going to be a battle between caution and recklessness. And I think a little bit of recklessness is a good thing, as some of the WikiLeaks cables proved.
In journalism it is simpler to sound off than it is to find out. It is more elegant to pontificate than it is to sweat.
I had pictured journalism as I'd seen it in the most ennobling films, where the reporter battles for the truth, propelled by conviction, and is triumphant. There are journalists who fit that ideal.
At CNN, our view is that good journalism equals good business.
When I got a little older, I started writing for the high school newspaper, 'The Maroon Wave,' and that's when I fell in love with journalism.
What I learned at journalism school and at ABC - those skills are the same no matter where you are in the world.
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
I was a newspaper editor in high school, and I truly thought of journalism as a career. I loved it.
I came over here and worked for rock magazines, and I worked for Rolling Stone, which has a very high standard of journalism, a very good research department.
We believe that the best Web content optimization strategy is something as old as journalism itself: the shocking truth and the authentic opinion.
I understand the difference between journalism and scholarship that comes 20 years later.
I lived in Wales back in 1982 and 1983. I studied journalism at South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education just off Newport Road in Cardiff.
What I like to call 'journalism of depth' is the media that regards the collective conscience of the masses to be its point of departure. It is the media that believes, as a matter of principle, in the potential capabilities of the people and respects their choices.
I'm an expert on the NewsHour and it isn't how I practice journalism. I am not involved in the story. I serve only as a reporter or someone asking questions. I am not the story.
It's all a sham: I have seen, and I know firsthand, indeed from my own pen, how the organized Right has sabotaged not only journalism but also democracy and truth.
A career in journalism suddenly lost its appeal.
I think journalism is useful training for a writer in the way it takes the preciousness out of the pragmatic side of the craft.
If journalism is the first draft of history, then talk radio provides an early glimpse into how the meaning of political events will be spun for ideological and partisan purposes.
As well as writing novels and doing short-order journalism, I am also the full-time carer of my husband, who has Alzheimer's. Each day feels like a race that must be run.
That President Mohammad Khatami's policies have been blocked is the bitterest incident in the contemporary Iranian history. This means that the wishes of millions of people who voted for Khatami and called for freedom and justice have been ignored... Why should cultural activities and journalism be so risky in Iran?
Henry Blodget does occasionally have a new idea. If you're making a point about aggregation or the emptiness of modern journalism, he's far from the best target. Try Huffpo - or Gawker writers whose souls have been corroded by irony.
The dirty little secret of journalism is that it really isn't a profession, it's a craft. All you need is a telephone and a conscience and you're all set.
I do not subscribe to the advocacy journalism school. It's not who I am and not who CNN wants me to be.
The biggest problem I have in journalism is being quoted or misquoted and then being asked to defend something I haven't said.
I worked for a newspaper in Europe for, I lived in Europe for about seven years, so I worked in this sort of a yellow journalism kind of a thing, it was like a scandal sheet.
In journalism I can only tell what happened. In fiction, I can show it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.
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