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Kurt Loder Quotes and Sayings

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Television's very dependent on images.
That's not what news is.
- Kurt Loder

Well, news is anything that's interesting,
that relates to what's happening in the world,
what's happening in areas of the culture that would
be of interest to your audience.
- Kurt Loder

If you ask questions that interest you,
you'll get answers that interest your audience.
- Kurt Loder

Whomever you're going to interview, you have to be
interested in what it is you want to know from them.
You have to be interested in the subject.
- Kurt Loder

 

And the most important thing you can do is learn to edit yourself.
And then go back and rewrite.
- Kurt Loder

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.
- Kurt Loder

I don't find music being less important than,
like, politics.
- Kurt Loder

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And I think a good writer's gonna make it interesting.
From the first paragraph it will all be interesting.
Just work at it and work at it and work at it.
- Kurt Loder

Well, a lead is the most important thing about the story.
- Kurt Loder

And you can't really cover people critically that you're friends with.
- Kurt Loder

Well, in features, and in writing especially,
it's often the style of the writer comes in.
- Kurt Loder

I was in college for two years, and just hated it in the '60s.
- Kurt Loder

I think television often has dismissed younger people.
They figure, well, they're not really watching news,
that's not our audience.
- Kurt Loder

I know what the structure of the language is.
- Kurt Loder

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

Television's not going read stories to you.
- Kurt Loder

Unless you're doing a feature piece,
which is going to be longer,
and you have more time to get into stuff.
- Kurt Loder

Some of the most important stories don't lend themselves to television treatment.
- Kurt Loder

I spent time in, like, criminal courts,
and covering murder trials for papers.
- Kurt Loder

Rewriting is a large part of the whole job.
And get rid of stuff that's not working.
Just pare it down until it's a beautiful thing you can hand in,
probably late, to your editor.
- Kurt Loder

So, yeah, I think it had a major effect.
I think in franchising younger people,
it was just an idea that's never been trotted out before,
but it makes perfectly good sense.
- Kurt Loder

It's gonna be short if it's news; put it at the top.
Style's not an issue, just make it news.
- Kurt Loder

So no one should rely on television either for their
knowledge of music or for news.
There's just more going on.
It's an adjunct to the written word,
which I think is still the most important thing.
- Kurt Loder

So you shouldn't really flatter yourself that they want to be your buddy.
They don't.
Generally.
They want you for some reason or other,
and you just have to fend that off all the time.
- Kurt Loder

It's not a good thing to be friends with people you're covering.
There's just no point in doing it.
It's tempting, but they're not going to consider you their friend anyway.
They just know that you're somebody that can do something for them.
- Kurt Loder

And so popular culture raises issues that are very important,
actually, in the country I think.
You get issues of the First Amendment rights and issues of drug use,
issues of AIDS, and things like that all arise naturally out of pop culture.
- Kurt Loder

But music raises a lot of issues.
Music is something that matters to people a lot,
and they put a lot of passion into it.
And I think when you have an area like that,
you're gonna find a lot of issues coming up.
- Kurt Loder

You find the most important thing that really grabs you,
and put it right up top.
Don't bury the lead.
Put it at the top.
Best thing to do.
Never go wrong that way.
It's an immutable law of journalism.
It just always works.
- Kurt Loder

And that's very important, too, 'cause a lot of people
just assume everyone's a Democrat,
or everyone's a Republican or whatever,
and they're not.
And that's a really important thing to adhere to.
- Kurt Loder

If your audience is young, it'd be youth culture,
if your audience is older, it'd be older people,
if it were senior citizens, it'd be senior citizen issues.
So you try and hit the target audience.
- Kurt Loder

To deny the facts would be illogical.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

Humans do have an amazing capacity
for believing what they choose,
and excluding that which is painful.
- Spock (character in Star Trek television series)

Where there is no emotion,
there is no motive for violence.
- the character Spock in the Star Trek television series

Television is democracy at its ugliest.
- Paddy Chayefsky

Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.
- Fred Allen

Television has brought back murder into the home -
where it belongs.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers,
telephones and television sets.
They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki

Is it bigger than breadbox?
- the early television show Twenty Questions

If everyone demanded peace
instead of another television set,
then there'd be peace.
- John Lennon

Television has a real problem. They have no page two.
- Art Buchwald

Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.
- Woody Allen

I think people have a vague sense that the television system is changing.
- Michael K. Powell

Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films
when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
- Samuel Goldwyn

The car trip can draw the family together,
as it was in the days before television when parents
and children actually talked to each other.
- Andrew H. Malcolm

Fortunately, both television adaptations and the film
I've been involved with are pieces of work that I'm proud of,
so I'm very happy for people to focus on them.
- Jenny Agutter

Movies are movies, television is television.
- Dirk Benedict

I think that's one of the most important gifts we have in television -
the ability to heal through laughter.
- Soleil Moon Frye

There's an awful lot of terrible television which I could do,
but I mostly stick to Have I Got News for You.
- Ian Hislop

The justices have constitutionally protected obscenity in libraries,
filth over cable television, and now unlimited internet pornography.
- Phyllis Schlafly

We didn't have television in those days,
and many people didn't even have radios.
My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening.
- Beverly Cleary

I don't think movies or television have any basis in reality at all.
It's all just pretend.
That's what's fun about it.
- James Spader

Many people think I'm a television personality.
I never have been!
Just someone who acts it.
- Graham Kennedy

But reality television is here to stay.
- Cilla Black

I'd say without a doubt I've had the most sex scenes in any television show,
ever.
Last season I did eight sex scenes in one day -
I haven't topped that yet.
- Julian McMahon

I have got up at truly deplorable hours in the morning
to confront Vancouver's Jack Webster on television
because I have been told that is the place to get exposure for ideas.
- Barbara Amiel

There is no way you can get people to believe you on
screen if they know who you really are through television.
- Jack Nicholson

Look at television and how comparatively few minorities are out there.
- Gedde Watanabe

We love television because television brings us a world
in which television does not exist.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

You never know what's going to happen with television these days.
- Patrick Warburton

In this age of globalization, instant real time media and television,
everyone all over the world realizes that high energy
usage equates with a high standard of living and wealth.
- John Olver

It gets so boring at home.
After all, how many reruns of Abbott and Costello movies
can a guy watch on television?
- Bud Abbott

Redd Foxx was the same gruff old codger you saw on television.
- Charley Pride

I'm just kind of taking a break now and enjoying the
freedom of making my own choices.
When you're on a television show for six years,
they run your schedule.
- Andrew Shue

The one good thing about television is the money;
you can make a lot more money than in newspapers.
- Will McDonough

I think that I recall the nostalgic '50s:
the start of early television and rock-and-roll,
and I think everything seemed to get very generic.
Not much has changed.
- Rick Moranis

Year Two is a critical year for any television show.
- Josh Schwartz

I think the idea of creating a television news source
that is not beholden to corporate interests is nirvana.
- Phil Donahue

I want to make smart television.
- Michael Ironside

I mean, I'm pretty good in real life,
but sometimes people seem surprised that I'm like a
normal teenager and wear black nail polish and I'm
just a little bit more edgy than the person I play on television.
- Brittany Snow

We don't perceive a contradiction between writing books,
making films or producing a television program.
These days you can't choose how you want to express yourself anymore.
- Alexander Kluge


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