Tina Brown Quotes
I’m trying to be entertaining without being mean.
Admitting weakness seems to be such a severe psychic threat for Bush that when he makes a mistake it’s safer just to reinforce it. The strategy creates a perverse system of rewards and punishments.
Makes, Seems, System
I just wanted to have fun for myself – I felt I had a lot to say, and I realized that I missed having a magazine as a place to express my ideas. The Times column is a place for me to unload those perceptions.
Fun, Times, Ideas
Nothing is better for a young journalist than to go and write about something that other people don’t know about. If you can afford to send yourself to some foreign part, I still think that’s by far the best way to break in.
Best, Yourself, Young
The cloud that descended on Black Rock on Monday was not for the past but the future. How much will this debacle chill the pursuit of other risky investigations?
Future, Past, Black
I love to run smart essays and commentary. But it doesn’t replace the other kind of reporting.
Love, Smart, Run
I think for a young journalist, it’s better to write for the Web at the moment than it is for print.
Young, Moment, Web
In the end, Dan Rather’s legend skewered him, CBS and the craft of journalism.
End, Rather, Journalism
In TV, you always feel you are standing on the tracks of an oncoming train.
Tv, Standing, Train
To win respect, the networks seem to feel they have to keep absurdly overstating their anchors’ reporting cred.
Respect, Keep, Win
I just simply write as it moves me. I may be writing about a book or a movie or a person, places where I’ve been or something I’ve done. Or politics. It’s going to what’s on my mind at the moment.
Politics, Mind, Book
TV journalism is a much more collaborative, horizontal business than print reporting. It has to be, because of the logistics. Anchors are wholly dependent on producers to do all the hustling.
Business, Tv, Journalism