Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Quotes about journalism

Journalism is a noble calling. The working journalist is to report, write and explain in accordance with the highest standards of the profession.
--World Journalism Institute

Despite everything, journalism remains a noble calling.
-- Jim Risser, director emeritus of the Knight Fellowships.

Dealing with the media is more difficult than bathing a leper.
--Mother Teresa

I don't so much mind that newspapers are dying. It's watching them commit suicide that pisses me off.
--Molly Ivins

If you have no real knowledge or skill set and you’re lazy and full of shit but you want to make a decent wage, then journalism’s not a bad career option. –Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone reporter

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