I'm trying to be entertaining without being mean.
In TV, you always feel you are standing on the tracks of an oncoming train.
In the end, Dan Rather's legend skewered him, CBS and the craft of journalism.
I love to run smart essays and commentary. But it doesn't replace the other kind of reporting.
I think for a young journalist, it's better to write for the Web at the moment than it is for print.
To win respect, the networks seem to feel they have to keep absurdly overstating their anchors' reporting cred.
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?
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.
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.
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.