Quotations that match 'reporter'.It's absolutely fine to think of new ways of doing things, and I'm not just asking for the traditional reporter to look into our living rooms night after night.
[ Absolutely After Asking Doing Fine Into Just Living Look New Night Our Reporter Rooms Things Think Traditional Ways]
I think some of the best reporters are the ones who can really illustrate the differences between societies, at the same time trying to connect the fact that there are a lot of shared values in addition to those differences.
[ Addition Best Between Connect Differences Fact Illustrate Lot Ones Really Reporters Same Shared Societies Some Think Those Time Trying Values]
The only people who say worse things about politicians that reporters do are other politicians.
[ Only Other Politicians Reporters Say Things Worse]
I can't swing a dead cat without hitting a reporter.
[ Cat Dead Hitting Reporter Swing Without]
A reporter discovers, in the course of many years of interviewing celebrities, that most actors are more attractive behind a spotlight than over a spot of tea.
[ Actors Attractive Behind Celebrities Course Discovers Interviewing Many More Most Over Reporter Spot Spotlight Tea Than Years]
I have gone on the air and announced my telephone number at the Washington Post. I go into the night, talking to people, looking for things. The great dreaded thing every reporter lives with is what you don't know. The source you didn't go to. The phone call you didn't return.
[ Air Announced Call Dreaded Every Go Gone Great Into Know Lives Looking Night Number Phone Post Reporter Return Source Talking Telephone Thing Things Washington]
I don't think a reporter should give advice or make predictions.
[ Advice Give Make Predictions Reporter Should Think]
A Swedish newspaper reporter called and said, You've been awarded the Prize. I was quite sure it was a practical joke.
[ Awarded Been Called Joke Newspaper Practical Prize Quite Reporter Said Sure Swedish]
My guess is more reporters probably vote Democrat than Republican - just because I think reporters are smart.
[ Because Democrat Guess Just More Probably Reporters Republican Smart Than Think Vote]
It's always unfortunate when a reporter is sent behind bars for failing to turn over sources. There's no way to say what the long-term outcome will be.
[ Always Bars Behind Failing Long-Term Outcome Over Reporter Say Sent Sources Turn Unfortunate Way Will]
Well, you know, in any political campaign, you're gonna have people on one side that are gonna slip a reporter something because they think it'll hurt the guy on the other side.
[ Any Because Campaign Gonna Guy Hurt Know Other Political Reporter Side Slip Something Think Well]
The fact that a man is a newspaper reporter is evidence of some flaw of character.
[ Character Evidence Fact Flaw Man Newspaper Reporter Some]
I'd get into a room and disappear into the woodwork. Now the rooms are so crowded with reporters getting behind-the-scenes stories that nobody can get behind-the-scenes stories.
[ Crowded Disappear Get Getting Into Nobody Now Reporters Room Rooms Stories Woodwork]
I won't say that the papers misquote me, but I sometimes wonder where Christianity would be today if some of those reporters had been Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
[ Been Christianity Had John Luke Mark Matthew Papers Reporters Say Some Sometimes Those Today Where Won Wonder Would]
I never knew what a reporter looked like.
[ Knew Looked Never Reporter]
If you're a reporter, the easiest thing in the world is to get a story. The hardest thing is to verify. The old sins were about getting something wrong, that was a cardinal sin. The new sin is to be boring.
[ Boring Cardinal Easiest Get Getting Hardest New Old Reporter Sin Sins Something Story Thing Verify Were World Wrong]
Some people continue to pretend that anchor people are reporters.
[ Anchor Continue Pretend Reporters Some]
In Iraq, embedding allows us to put reporters in situations that would otherwise be too dangerous for them.
[ Allows Dangerous Iraq Otherwise Put Reporters Situations Them Too Us Would]
The legions of reporters who cover politics don't want to quit the clash and thunder of electoral combat for the dry duty of analyzing the federal budget. As a consequence, we have created the perpetual presidential campaign.
[ Analyzing Budget Campaign Clash Combat Consequence Cover Created Dry Duty Electoral Federal Legions Perpetual Politics Presidential Quit Reporters Thunder Want]
The nature of journalism has been the enemy of idealism and the source of cynicism among American reporters and editors throughout our history.
[ American Among Been Cynicism Editors Enemy History Idealism Journalism Nature Our Reporters Source Throughout]
I've always thought of myself as a reporter.
[ Always Myself Reporter Thought]
Well, one of the things I discovered in the course of looking back and writing about what I saw in my memory is that I was a closely observant person long before I became a reporter.
[ Back Became Before Closely Course Discovered Long Looking Memory Observant Person Reporter Saw Things Well Writing]
Someday perhaps I'll have to get a grownup job... but for now I'm having too much fun being a reporter.
[ Being Fun Get Grownup Having Job Much Now Perhaps Reporter Someday Too]
The Defense Department's plan to ban newspaper reporters from pool coverage of military operations is incredible. It reveals the administration to be out of touch with journalism, reality and the First Amendment.
[ Administration Amendment Ban Coverage Defense Department First Incredible Journalism Military Newspaper Operations Out Plan Pool Reality Reporters Reveals Touch]
I was a finalist for the Pulitzer as a reporter.
[ Pulitzer Reporter]
The meat-and-potatoes work of world journalism is performed by the wire service reporters.
[ Journalism Performed Reporters Service Wire Work World]
Most reporters who come to me get their stories directly from press releases. Very few do what one would consider to be their professional duty.
[ Come Consider Directly Duty Few Get Most Press Professional Releases Reporters Stories Their Very Would]
Black reporters are as capable of racism as anyone else.
[ Anyone Black Capable Else Racism Reporters]
True enough, nature has endowed me with a fair measure of patience and composure, yet I should be lying if I told you that, having seen the reporter off on his way to make his deadline, I fell peacefully asleep.
[ Asleep Composure Deadline Endowed Enough Fair Fell Having His Lying Make Measure Nature Off Patience Peacefully Reporter Seen Should Told True Way Yet]
I used to get letters from girl reporters saying that their lives were nowhere near as exciting as Brenda's. I told them that if I made Brenda's life like theirs, nobody would read it.
[ Brenda Exciting Get Girl Letters Life Lives Made Near Nobody Nowhere Read Reporters Saying Their Theirs Them Told Used Were Would]
They put me on the shift where they thought I could do the least harm, midnight to eight in the morning. Although the hours were lousy, they were perfect for an apprentice reporter.
[ Although Apprentice Could Eight Harm Hours Least Lousy Midnight Morning Perfect Put Reporter Shift Thought Were Where]
Do you know what White House correspondents call actors who pose as reporters? Anchors.
[ Actors Anchors Call Correspondents House Know Pose Reporters White]
These newspaper reporters... ever since Sullivan versus New York Times... have got a license to lie.
[ Ever Got License Lie New Newspaper Reporters Since Sullivan These Times Versus York]
I used to be a print reporter.
[ Print Reporter Used]
If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly.
[ Accountant Could Jail Judge Keep Killer Law Lawyer Manipulate News Out Paying Reporter Ruin Smart Taxes Thief Unfairly Your]
Clinton... believes that the Washington Press Corps is so out of touch that it is absolutely inconceivable that reporters would understand the issues that people are really dealing with in their lives.
[ Absolutely Believes Clinton Corps Dealing Inconceivable Issues Lives Out Press Really Reporters Their Touch Understand Washington Would]
It's a weird scene. You win a few baseball games and all of a sudden you're surrounded by reporters and TV men with cameras asking you about Vietnam and race relations.
[ Asking Baseball Cameras Few Games Men Race Relations Reporters Scene Sudden Surrounded Tv Vietnam Weird Win]
The Red Sox are a curious thing because so much here is media driven. You can't go fire half your scouts here because they are all friends with the local reporters. Your life is going to hell in the papers.
[ Because Curious Driven Fire Friends Go Going Half Hell Here Life Local Media Much Papers Red Reporters Scouts Sox Thing Your]
I had - all my life, everybody who knew me thought that I would probably grow up to be a reporter, a newspaper reporter because we didn't have much television in those days.
[ Because Days Everybody Grow Had Knew Life Much Newspaper Probably Reporter Television Those Thought Up Would]
If I had my choice I would kill every reporter in the world, but I am sure we would be getting reports from Hell before breakfast.
[ Am Before Breakfast Choice Every Getting Had Hell Kill Reporter Reports Sure World Would]
I wore a lot of vintage clothing. I dressed like a reporter, with a little card in my hat. I had these fantasies of who I wanted to be, so I'd dress like an explorer, a cowboy. I dressed up like Elton John a lot too. That was another period.
[ Another Card Clothing Cowboy Dress Dressed Elton Explorer Fantasies Had Hat John Little Lot Period Reporter These Too Up Vintage Wanted Wore]
We are the recorders and reporters of facts - not the judges of the behaviors we describe.
[ Behaviors Describe Facts Judges Recorders Reporters]
A reporter is always concerned with tomorrow. There's nothing tangible of yesterday. All I can say I've done is agitate the air ten or fifteen minutes and then boom - it's gone.
[ Agitate Air Always Boom Concerned Done Fifteen Gone Minutes Nothing Reporter Say Tangible Ten Then Tomorrow Yesterday]
The reporter wrote with the hope that he would get a by-line in the Times, a testimony to his being alive on that day and all the tomorrows of microfilm.
[ Alive Being Day Get His Hope Reporter Testimony Times Tomorrows Would Wrote]
If an investigative reporter finds out that someone has been robbing the store, that may be "gotcha" journalism, but it's also good journalism.
[ Also Been Finds Good Investigative Journalism May Out Reporter Robbing Someone Store]
Our embedded reporters during the war agreed to guidelines established by the military.
[ Agreed During Embedded Established Guidelines Military Our Reporters War]
The gallery in which the reporters sit has become a fourth estate of the realm.
[ Become Estate Fourth Gallery Realm Reporters Sit Which]
One of the local reporters assured me Garrison would put in an appearance for the cross-examination, but as the courtroom settled down and the rear doors were closed, there was no sign of him.
[ Appearance Assured Closed Courtroom Doors Down Garrison Him Local Put Rear Reporters Settled Sign Were Would]
More and more movies have been pressured to allow reporters and TV cameras to come onto the set while you're working, and I find that a real violation.
[ Allow Been Cameras Come Find More Movies Onto Pressured Real Reporters Set Tv Violation While Working]
While many people think that we as reporters are whining and that this is a time of war, we are really the conveyors of truth in a very critical time and people need to know that truth.
[ Critical Know Many Need Really Reporters Think Time Truth Very War While Whining]
I had an idea in the beginning to do a book about some of the events that I had covered, just various stories that I've covered. Reporters spend a lot of time telling each other tales about how they covered stories, and that's what this book started out to be.
[ Beginning Book Covered Each Events Had How Idea Just Lot Other Out Reporters Some Spend Started Stories Tales Telling Time Various]
Right-wing media and politicians are looking for any opportunity to be critical of the reporters who are here. Some reporters make judgments, but that is not my style. I present both sides and report what I see with my own eyes.
[ Any Both Critical Eyes Here Judgments Looking Make Media Opportunity Own Politicians Present Report Reporters Right-Wing See Sides Some Style]
About 25 years ago, I started out as a reporter covering politics. And that sort of just evolved into organized crime, because organized crime and politics were the same thing in Boston.
[ Ago Because Boston Covering Crime Evolved Into Just Organized Out Politics Reporter Same Sort Started Thing Were Years]
We have entered an era vibrating with the din of small voices. Every citizen can be a reporter, can take on the powers that be.
[ Citizen Din Entered Era Every Powers Reporter Small Take Vibrating Voices]
I would be lying if I said the journalism doesn't reflect my own choices as a reporter and a writer: what to say, what to emphasize, how to say it, what is true or untrue.
[ Choices Emphasize How Journalism Lying Own Reflect Reporter Said Say True Untrue Would Writer]
When I was a little boy I used to borrow my father's hat, and make a press card to stick in the hat band. That was the way reporters were always portrayed in the movies.
[ Always Band Borrow Boy Card Father Hat Little Make Movies Portrayed Press Reporters Stick Used Way Were]
Television broadcasts have, in the main, been more suggestive, less specific, more distant in their images than the print press: often you knew that lump was a dead body only because a chattering reporter told you it was.
[ Because Been Body Broadcasts Chattering Dead Distant Images Knew Less Lump Main More Often Only Press Print Reporter Specific Suggestive Television Than Their Told]
I will say that the idea of a woman being deceptive came from that original discussion with critics and reporters about if woman could do that kind of thing. Evelyn, herself, grew out of the discussions about how capable women are of deceit and lying and manipulation.
[ Being Came Capable Could Critics Deceit Deceptive Discussion Discussions Grew Herself How Idea Kind Lying Manipulation Original Out Reporters Say Thing Will Woman Women]
War is big and there are only so many reporters and only so many places for their words and images to appear. Choices are made constantly.
[ Appear Big Choices Constantly Images Made Many Only Places Reporters Their War Words]
I was editor of my high school literary magazine and a reporter for the school newspaper.
[ Editor High Literary Magazine Newspaper Reporter School]
But the reporter has the responsibility to determine, number one, whether that is true, and number two, to make a judgment as to whether it's in the public interest and whether or not it should be part of the debate.
[ Debate Determine Interest Judgment Make Number Part Public Reporter Responsibility Should True Two Whether]
I know a lot of reporters certainly will go to jail to defend confidential sources. Some have even gone to jail for an issue like this. But I can't say that's the norm.
[ Certainly Confidential Defend Even Go Gone Issue Jail Know Lot Norm Reporters Say Some Sources Will]
I've been saying in the press that being a NY Post investigator reporter is an oxymoron.
[ Been Being Investigator Ny Oxymoron Post Press Reporter Saying]
Here's a little newsflash for those reporters and commentators: I'm not going to Washington to seek their good opinion. I'm going to Washington to serve this great country.
[ Commentators Country Going Good Great Here Little Opinion Reporters Seek Serve Their Those Washington]
The problem with not having a camera is that one must trust the analysis of a reporter who's telling you what occurred in the courtroom. You have to take into consideration the filtering effect of that person's own biases.
[ Analysis Biases Camera Consideration Courtroom Effect Filtering Having Into Must Occurred Own Person Problem Reporter Take Telling Trust]
I was sent there by the Free Congress Committee, headed by Paul Weyrich. Fred Smith and I were sent down as observers, with reporters' credentials, so we could witness the events.
[ Committee Congress Could Credentials Down Events Fred Free Headed Observers Paul Reporters Sent Smith Were Witness]
Many people have their reputations as reporters and analysts because they are on television, batting around conventional wisdom. A lot of these people have never reported a story.
[ Analysts Around Batting Because Conventional Lot Many Never Reported Reporters Reputations Story Television Their These Wisdom]
My sense is that, when you look at what people such as former Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein have said over the years, you don't go with a story unless you have two independent sources to confirm it.
[ Bernstein Bob Carl Confirm Former Go Independent Look Over Post Reporters Said Sense Sources Story Such Two Unless Woodward Years]
Will some reporter, or some Republican on the Sunday shows, please ask why tax cuts raid the non-existent Social Security Trust Fund but all the Democrats' new spending doesn't? Will someone please ask that?
[ Ask Cuts Democrats Fund New Non-Existent Please Raid Reporter Republican Security Shows Social Some Someone Spending Sunday Tax Trust Why Will]
The Bush administration works closely with a network of rapid response digital brownshirts who work to pressure reporters and their editors for 'undermining support for our troops.'
[ Administration Bush Closely Digital Editors Network Our Pressure Rapid Reporters Response Support Their Troops Undermining Work Works]
When we make a mistake, it becomes front-page news. We don't need any reporter telling us how badly we played.
[ Any Badly Becomes How Make Mistake Need News Played Reporter Telling Us]
The studio rented a house for my wife in Los Angeles under a phony name to keep reporters away. Whenever I wanted to visit her and my children, I would have to sneak in the back door after dark.
[ After Angeles Away Back Children Dark Door Her House Keep Los Name Phony Rented Reporters Sneak Studio Under Visit Wanted Whenever Wife Would]
Well, when you come down to it, I don't see that a reporter could do much to a president, do you?
[ Come Could Down Much President Reporter See Well]
My employer was never at any time aware of anything in my past beyond the writing I did, because, frankly, it isn't relevant to the job I was asked to do, which was to be a reporter.
[ Any Anything Asked Aware Because Beyond Did Employer Frankly Job Never Past Relevant Reporter Time Which Writing]
Now that I look back on it, having retired from being a reporter, it was kind of romantic. It was a wonderful way to live one's life, just as I imagined it would be when I was 6 or 7.
[ Back Being Having Imagined Just Kind Life Live Look Now Reporter Retired Romantic Way Wonderful Would]
The point is, the political reporters are the ones who no longer understand the ritual they are covering. They keep searching for political meanings in the tepid events when a convention is now essentially a human drama and only that.
[ Convention Covering Drama Essentially Events Human Keep Longer Meanings Now Ones Only Point Political Reporters Ritual Searching Understand]
I think that any reporter or columnist will be a little more careful when doing interviews with me.
[ Any Careful Columnist Doing Interviews Little More Reporter Think Will]
Reporters used to be blue-collar; at the Globe now, it's practically required that you have a trust fund.
[ Blue-Collar Fund Globe Now Practically Reporters Required Trust Used]
Reporters thrive on the world's misfortune. For this reason they often take an indecent pleasure in events that dismay the rest of humanity. Politics
[ Dismay Events Humanity Indecent Misfortune Often Pleasure Reason Reporters Rest Take Thrive World]
To note an artist's limitations is but to define his talent. A reporter can write equally well about everything that is presented to his view, but a creative writer can do his best only with what lies within the range and character of his deepest sympathies.
[ Artist Best Character Creative Deepest Define Equally Everything His Lies Limitations Note Only Presented Range Reporter Sympathies Talent View Well Within Write Writer]
As an old reporter, we have a few secrets, and the first thing is we try the phone book.
[ Book Few First Old Phone Reporter Secrets Thing Try]
The written tone and the spoken tone change and the reporters' disbelief in the veracity of the government spreads to the readers and the viewers.
[ Change Disbelief Government Readers Reporters Spoken Spreads Tone Veracity Viewers Written]
We don't really need reviewers, just first-night reporters who will tell us faithfully whether or not the audience liked the show.
[ Audience Faithfully Just Liked Need Really Reporters Reviewers Show Tell Us Whether Will]
If a reporter doesn't like the person he's writing about, it shows up in his article.
[ Article His Person Reporter Shows Up Writing]
The professionalism of wire service reporters is constantly being tested because reporters know that if they're late or sloppy on a story, it will show up because the competition is likely to be not late and not sloppy.
[ Because Being Competition Constantly Know Late Likely Professionalism Reporters Service Show Sloppy Story Tested Up Will Wire]
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.
[ Am Asking Expert How Involved Journalism Only Practice Questions Reporter Serve Someone Story]
At last, someone came to tell me I'd been selected as commissioner, which gave rise to the line that I took the job with clean hands. I was then taken downstairs to a press conference, and the reporters were as surprised as I was.
[ Been Came Clean Commissioner Conference Downstairs Gave Hands Job Last Line Press Reporters Rise Selected Someone Surprised Taken Tell Then Took Were Which]
There aren't enough good journalists. There are too many who really weren't groomed to be reporters and, as a result, some of the reporting is shallow.
[ Enough Good Groomed Journalists Many Really Reporters Reporting Result Shallow Some Too Weren]
Reporters no longer ask for verification, thus they print charges no matter how outlandish they may seem, and once having done that, when the truth comes out, it's buried in the back page or never makes it on the air at all.
[ Air Ask Back Buried Charges Comes Done Having How Longer Makes Matter May Never Once Out Outlandish Page Print Reporters Seem Thus Truth Verification]
Rove and his attorneys can parse the words all they want, but it is now clear that while Rove may not have given a reporter Plame's name, he clearly identified her by telling the reporter that Joseph Wilson's wife was a CIA agent.
[ Agent Attorneys Cia Clear Clearly Given Her His Identified Joseph May Name Now Parse Plame Reporter Rove Telling Want While Wife Wilson Words]
When we are out there selling a new picture, when did it become part of the deal that you have to sell the family? To use the juicy part of your life to get attention? I'm not blaming the reporters. It's the system.
[ Attention Become Blaming Deal Did Family Get Juicy Life New Out Part Picture Reporters Sell Selling System Use Your]
The reporter claimed he was going to write the article from my point of view. Instead, he made me sound like a little idiot. It made me never want to do another interview again.
[ Again Another Article Claimed Going Idiot Instead Interview Little Made Never Point Reporter Sound View Want Write]
The reporter is the daily prisoner of clocked facts. On all working days, he is expected to do his best in one swift swipe at each story.
[ Best Clocked Daily Days Each Expected Facts His Prisoner Reporter Story Swift Swipe Working]
Reporters often forget that athletes are human beings.
[ Athletes Beings Forget Human Often Reporters]
Being a reporter seems a ticket out to the world.
[ Being Out Reporter Seems Ticket World]
There have been two Geraldo Riveras through his long career. One of them was a reporter who has done some remarkable work. The other was a television show host who did what it took to get an audience.
[ Audience Been Career Did Done Geraldo Get His Host Long Other Remarkable Reporter Show Some Television Them Through Took Two Work]
I can remember a reporter asking me for a quote, and I didn't know what a quote was. I thought it was some kind of soft drink.
[ Asking Drink Kind Know Quote Remember Reporter Soft Some Thought]
The Times' new credibility committee report that was issued on Monday very specifically said they will be putting in a policy that reporters must get permission from their department heads to appear on television, which I think is a really good thing.
[ Appear Committee Credibility Department Get Good Heads Issued Monday Must New Permission Policy Putting Really Report Reporters Said Specifically Television Their Thing Think Times Very Which Will]
Yesterday, the Pentagon warned U.S. reporters that they should get out of Baghdad as soon as possible because the U.S. could attack at any time. Then the Pentagon added, 'Whatever you do, don't tell Geraldo.'
[ Added Any Attack Baghdad Because Could Geraldo Get Out Pentagon Possible Reporters Should Soon Tell Then Time Warned Whatever Yesterday]
Things said to a reporter in confidence should be kept in confidence.
[ Confidence Kept Reporter Said Should Things]
And one of the things I've tried to do in my first months in office is to give more Georgians - reporters and members of the general public alike - a closer look at how their government works.
[ Alike Closer First General Georgians Give Government How Look Members Months More Office Public Reporters Their Things Tried Works]
Mr. Luskin also says that Rove did not knowingly disclose classified information and did not tell any reporters that Valerie Plame worked for the C.I.A.
[ Also Any Classified Did Disclose Information Knowingly Mr Plame Reporters Rove Says Tell Valerie Worked]
A reporter's ability to keep the bond of confidentiality often enables him to learn the hidden or secret aspects of government.
[ Ability Aspects Bond Confidentiality Enables Government Hidden Him Keep Learn Often Reporter Secret]
Report, report, report. Dig, dig, dig. Think, think, think. Don't stop being a reporter because you've become a columnist.
[ Because Become Being Columnist Dig Report Reporter Stop Think]
I went to Vietnam; it was my first assignment as a reporter for the UPI, and I never could get away from the war.
[ Assignment Away Could First Get Never Reporter Vietnam War Went]
When a reporter sits down at the typewriter, he's nobody's friend.
[ Down Friend Nobody Reporter Sits Typewriter]
I'm afraid we'll see reporters stop chasing quotes around the same time dogs stop chasing cars.
[ Afraid Around Cars Chasing Dogs Quotes Reporters Same See Stop Time]
Forty years ago, we were on the tail of the Front Page era. There was a different point of view. Reporters and editors were more forgiving of public people. They didn't think they had to stick someone in jail to make a career.
[ Ago Career Different Editors Era Forgiving Forty Front Had Jail Make More Page Point Public Reporters Someone Stick Tail Think View Were Years]
I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter. But after college... I did other things.
[ After Always College Did Kind Newspaper Other Reporter Some Things Wanted Writer]
If the reporter has killed our imagination with his truth, he threatens our life with his lies.
[ His Imagination Killed Lies Life Our Reporter Threatens Truth]
I think, though, that people will read into a reporter's story a bias that they want to see in a reporter.
[ Bias Into Read Reporter See Story Think Though Want Will]
When you are covering a life-or-death struggle, as British reporters were in 1940, it is legitimate and right to go along with military censorship, and in fact in situations like that there wouldn't be any press without the censorship.
[ Along Any British Censorship Covering Fact Go Legitimate Military Press Reporters Right Situations Struggle Were Without]
There is a curious relationship between a candidate and the reporters who cover him. It can be affected by small things like a competent press staff, enough seats, sandwiches and briefings and the ability to understand deadlines.
[ Ability Affected Between Briefings Candidate Competent Cover Curious Deadlines Enough Him Press Relationship Reporters Sandwiches Seats Small Staff Things Understand]
The daily press, the immediate media, is superb at synecdoche, at giving us a small thing that stands for a much larger thing. Reporters on the ground, embedded or otherwise, can tell us about or send us pictures of what happened in that place at that time among those people.
[ Among Daily Embedded Giving Ground Happened Immediate Larger Media Much Otherwise Pictures Place Press Reporters Send Small Stands Superb Tell Thing Those Time Us]
For example, I spent a lot of time with Reagan, both before he ran for governor and when he was running for president. As a print reporter without the cameras, I was able to really test the quality of their minds and their knowledge base.
[ Able Base Before Both Cameras Example Governor Knowledge Lot Minds President Print Quality Ran Reagan Really Reporter Running Spent Test Their Time Without]
Kids are always asked, What are you going to be when you grow up? I needed an answer. So instead of saying, a fireman, or a policeman, I said, a reporter.
[ Always Answer Asked Fireman Going Grow Instead Kids Needed Policeman Reporter Said Saying Up]
And I realized that there was no sports reporter, so I started covering sporting events.
[ Covering Events Realized Reporter Sporting Sports Started]
If you want to get an education in how to get a story and how to survive, then get a street reporter job in New York City.
[ City Education Get How Job New Reporter Story Street Survive Then Want York]
I can't remember a time when I didn't want to be a reporter. I don't know where I got the idea that it was a romantic calling.
[ Calling Got Idea Know Remember Reporter Romantic Time Want Where]
As a reporter, I approach every situation knowing that everyone has his or her own agenda. It's not a bad thing; it's just a fact.
[ Agenda Approach Bad Every Everyone Fact Her His Just Knowing Own Reporter Situation Thing]
Recognition should come to the reporter who uncovers public cheating or proves a convicted man innocent.
[ Cheating Come Convicted Innocent Man Proves Public Recognition Reporter Should]
I envision a future where there'll be 300 million reporters, where anyone from anywhere can report for any reason. It's freedom of participation absolutely realized.
[ Absolutely Any Anyone Anywhere Envision Freedom Future Million Participation Realized Reason Report Reporters Where]
I'm a reporter. I'm not a scholar.
[ Reporter Scholar]
You can be a great reporter and not be such a great talk show host.
[ Great Host Reporter Show Such Talk]
The world reacts very strangely to people they see on TV, and I can begin to understand how anchor monsters are made. If you're not careful, you can become used to being treated as though you're special and begin to expect it. For a reporter, that's the kiss of death.
[ Anchor Become Begin Being Careful Death Expect How Kiss Made Monsters Reacts Reporter See Special Strangely Though Treated Tv Understand Used Very World]
It is not to benefit CBS, not to benefit its reporters. On this one, the entire basis of it is this is a way to get more information, more important information to the public. And that's why so many states recognize this.
[ Basis Benefit Cbs Entire Get Important Information Many More Public Recognize Reporters States Way Why]
It wasn't glamorous in my day. In the regions, reporters were seen as such low life that they didn't merit their name in the Radio Times. Now people are interested in being famous. I never gave it a thought.
[ Being Day Famous Gave Glamorous Interested Life Low Merit Name Never Now Radio Regions Reporters Seen Such Their Thought Times Were]
I know there are reporters who ridicule pundits.
[ Know Pundits Reporters Ridicule]
I have nothing to do with the selection of stories. I'm the reporter.
[ Nothing Reporter Selection Stories]
Political reporters no longer get to decide what's news. The days when a minister gave briefings to a dozen lobby correspondents, and thereby dictated the next day's headlines, are over. Now, a thousand bloggers decide for themselves what is interesting. If enough of them are tickled then, bingo, you're news.
[ Bingo Bloggers Briefings Correspondents Day Days Decide Dictated Dozen Enough Gave Get Headlines Interesting Lobby Longer Minister News Next Now Over Political Reporters Them Themselves Then Thereby Thousand]
The deadlines are much, much longer with books. When I was a reporter, a lot of times I'd come in at 8:30 a.m., get an assignment right away, interview somebody, turn the story in by 9:30, and have the finished story in the paper that landed on my desk by noon.
[ Assignment Away Books Come Deadlines Desk Finished Get Interview Landed Longer Lot Much Noon Paper Reporter Right Somebody Story Times Turn]
I imagine a lot of people tune in simply to watch reporters get bitch-slapped by Mother Nature, and frankly, who can blame them?
[ Blame Frankly Get Imagine Lot Mother Nature Reporters Simply Them Tune Watch]
I'm not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers. We are the president.
[ Going Our Papers President Reporters Some Through]
In the beginning, my mother humored me when I told her I wanted to be a reporter.
[ Beginning Her Mother Reporter Told Wanted]
Had there been a reporter along with Lieutenant Calley when he massacred those people in Vietnam, I think that probably wouldn't have happened.
[ Along Been Had Happened Lieutenant Probably Reporter Think Those Vietnam]
There have been as many investigative reporters on this newspaper working on Clinton's many problems as I can remember there were working on Watergate.
[ Been Clinton Investigative Many Newspaper Problems Remember Reporters Watergate Were Working]
I hated my brief fame. We had TV vans camped outside my house, reporters hounded me... people i'd know for years started treating me differently.
[ Brief Camped Differently Fame Had Hated Hounded House Know Outside Reporters Started Treating Tv Years]
Obviously, if the commander makes certain decisions that the reporter thinks is inhibiting his right to report a legitimate story, he has to appeal to the commander's boss to get that changed.
[ Appeal Boss Certain Changed Commander Decisions Get His Legitimate Makes Obviously Report Reporter Right Story Thinks]
Presenting statues of honor to reporters for covering an earthquake is like presenting a first prize to a doctor for performing surgery.
[ Covering Doctor Earthquake First Honor Performing Presenting Prize Reporters Statues Surgery]
I started as a print reporter.
[ Print Reporter Started]
I'm an efficient, good, professional reporter. But I also write. And so what I try to do is write about places that I know that I care about intensely and write about them in a way that conveys the fact that I care.
[ Also Care Conveys Efficient Fact Good Intensely Know Places Professional Reporter Them Try Way Write]
When you look at Clark Kent when he's working at the Daily Planet, he's a reporter. He doesn't fly through the air in his glasses and his suit.
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That first week, I also went to Washington. That was really tough. I sympathize with those Washington figures who have to face 40 Times Washington bureau reporters. They ask hard questions and they're relentless. And they were quite suspicious and quite dubious about me.
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The senior officer who met with reporters in Baghdad said there had been 21 car bombings in the capital in May, and 126 in the past 80 days. All last year, he said, there were only about 25 car bombings in Baghdad.
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War coverage should be more than a parade of retired generals and retired government flacks posing as reporters.
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