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Harry Reasoner Quotes and Sayings

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Journalism is a kind of profession, or craft,
or racket, for people who never wanted to grow up and
go out into the real world.
- Harry Reasoner

If you're a good journalist, what you do is live a
lot of things vicariously,
and report them for other people who want to live vicariously.
- Harry Reasoner

Statistics are to baseball what a flaky crust is to Mom's apple pie.
- Harry Reasoner

We're all controlled neurotics.
- Harry Reasoner

 

When 25 percent of the population believe the President
should be impeached and 51 percent of the population believe in UFOs,
you may or may not need a new President,
but you definitely need a new population.
- Harry Reasoner

The thing is helicopters are different from airplanes
An airplane by it's nature wants to fly,
and if not interfered with too strongly by unusual
events or incompetent piloting,
it will fly.
- Harry Reasoner

We cannot make good news out of bad practice.
- Edward R. Murrow

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By giving us the opinions of the uneducated,
journalism keeps us in touch
with the ignorance of the community.
- Oscar Wilde

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life:
in education,
medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner

In the end, Dan Rather's legend skewered him,
CBS and the craft of journalism.
- Tina Brown

Journalism was looked upon as a more noble thing than it is now.
I don't know if it carries the same cachet that it did then.
- Pat Oliphant

Before Truman, journalism and non-fiction weren't taken very seriously.
- Gerald Clarke

I didn't like the competitiveness of big-time journalism.
- Charles Kuralt

People may expect too much of journalism.
Not only do they expect it to be entertaining,
they expect it to be true.
- Lewis H. Lapham

As electronic journalism came to be evaluated for its cost effectiveness,
the network world began breaking up.
- Roger Mudd

What passes for investigative journalism is finding
somebody with their pants down -
literally or otherwise.
- Robert Scheer

And I believe that good journalism, good television,
can make our world a better place.
- Christiane Amanpour

The journalism school helped me develop writing skills,
and I had been enjoying cartooning from a very young age.
My interest in puppetry, however, came much later.
- William Jackson

Contradictory to my religion, I think,
is journalism.
- Sydney Schanberg

I've always enjoyed writing, I graduated with a degree in English;
I've done bits of journalism.
- Michael York

If we're going to live as we are in a world of supply and demand,
then journalists had better find a way to create a
demand for good journalism.
- Bill Kovach

If you believe in journalism, you don't insult good journalists.
- Sydney Schanberg

The nature of journalism has been the enemy of idealism
and the source of cynicism among American reporters
and editors throughout our history.
- Richard Harwood

To conclude: good journalism is one of the models of
good conversation and communication in the wider social context.
- Rowan D. Williams

Local television news, on both radio and television,
is so appalling.
Makes print journalism look like the greatest stuff ever written.
- Robert McChesney

My favorite thing is still journalism.
I'm almost 50.
This has been my life ever since I was in college.
- David Talbot

There is no more respected or influential forum in
the field of journalism than the New York Times.
I look forward, with great anticipation,
to contributing to its op-ed page.
- Ted Koppel

I always thought writing was the foundation and the
basis for journalism in the same way being able to
draw is the foundation for art.
- Bob Schieffer

Journalism allows its readers to witness history;
fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it.
- John Hersey

There were influences in my life that were more important than journalism,
such as comic strips and radio.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I'm in the reporting part of journalism.
- Jim Lehrer

I'm not in the judgment part of journalism.
- Jim Lehrer

Surely the glory of journalism is its transience.
- Malcolm Muggeridge

Memory is the personal journalism of the soul.
- Richard Schickel

Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice;
journalism what will be grasped at once.
- Cyril Connolly

When I was a freelancer, I thought this journalism thing was a racket,
and now that I'm where I am now, I know it's a racket.
- Tabitha Soren

The courage in journalism is sticking up for the unpopular,
not the popular.
- Geraldo Rivera

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.
- Jim Lehrer

At CNN, our view is that good journalism equals good business.
- Jim Walton

Before Truman Capote, journalism and non-fiction weren't taken very seriously.
- Gerald Clarke

When I started working for Rolling Stone,
I became very interested in journalism and thought
maybe that's what I was doing,
but it wasn't.
- Annie Leibovitz

I want to go to college to study journalism.
I want to speak French fluently, to travel.
My mom was a journalist and it's in my blood.
- Mandy Moore

Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction.
Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Objective journalism and an opinion column are about
as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine.
- Walter Cronkite

I'm saying that the WMD reporting was not consciously evil.
It was bad journalism, even very bad journalism.
- Daniel Okrent

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.
- David Brock

I suggest that what we want to do is not to leave to
posterity a great institution,
but to leave behind a great tradition of journalism
ably practiced in our time.
- Henry R. Luce

Any work of art that can be understood is the product of journalism.
- Tristan Tzara

The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice,
rather than contradict it.
- Alexander Cockburn

You're under pressure when you produce facts.
You're working with facts in journalism,
but you're under all kinds of formal constraints;
there are expectations.
- Denis Johnson

I wrote for a weekly magazine and then edited a literary magazine,
but I did not really feel comfortable with the profession of journalism itself.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

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.
- Kurt Loder

You're miserable, edgy and tired.
You're in the perfect mood for journalism.
- Warren Ellis

A composite is a euphemism for a lie.
It's disorderly.
It's dishonest and it's not journalism.
- Fred W. Friendly

Journalism: an ability to meet the challenge of filling the space.
- Rebecca West

Stanford had no journalism program so I just learned by doing,
effectively.
- John Pomfret

All of journalism is a shrinking art.
So much of it is hype.
The O.J.
Simpson story is a landmark in the decline of journalism.
- Dick Schaap

Be careful.
Journalism is more addictive than crack cocaine.
Your life can get out of balance.
- Dan Rather

I can't think of any other job in journalism where
the newsmakers come to you.
- Bob Schieffer

And I really believe good journalism is good business.
- Christiane Amanpour

There's a certain elitism that has crept into the attitudes of some in journalism,
and it played out perfectly over the issue of these
little American flag lapel pins.
- Brit Hume

I got into journalism because I came of age in the '60s.
It just seemed one way for me to get things done.
- Joe Klein

Media is just a word that has come to mean bad journalism.
- Graham Greene

I expected to go into journalism or law.
- Christie Hefner

Journalism's ultimate purpose is to inform the reader,
to bring him each day a letter from home and never
to permit the serving of special interests.
- Arthur Ochs Sulzberger

All the faults of the age come from Christianity and journalism.
Christianity, of course, but why journalism?
- Frank Harris

I started on the fringes of journalism as a cartoonist on The Daily Mail.
- Humphrey Lyttelton

Journalism largely consists of saying "Lord Jones is
Dead" to people who never knew that Lord Jones was alive.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I see journalists as the manual workers,
the laborers of the word.
Journalism can only be literature when it is passionate.
- Marguerite Duras

If an investigative reporter finds out that someone
has been robbing the store,
that may be "gotcha" journalism, but it's also good journalism.
- Ben Bradlee

Perhaps the biggest problem in journalism is the cult
divide between journalists and corporate owners.
- Ken Auletta


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