The job of the financial journalist was to examine the sharks who created interest crises and speculated away the savings of small investors, to scrutinize company boards with the same merciless zeal.
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.
I worked in Bosnia, where 77 journalists were killed and 400 wounded, and at the BBC we have just lost a news producer in Africa.
As a Voice columnist, I can set my own hours, working out of my home, but also stopping by the office every day to interact with actual humans.
I am excited and honored to have this opportunity, both as a CNN veteran who has done virtually every job in the organization and as a journalist dedicated to maintaining our stature as the world's most powerful news organization.
Her travel writing was characterized by a high moral purpose and an overwhelming sense of justice. What distinguishes her journalism is her eloquent outrage and commitment to fair play.
Tucker, not enjoying the lecture, suggested, You need to get a job at a journalism school, I think. ... You need to go to one.
No matter what the hocus-pocus focus groups tell you, time has proven that all the gimmicks and all the cheap journalism can only carry us so far.
It was one of those situations where you have instincts as a reporter, and instincts as a human being. There are times when you are not thinking of stories, you are thinking of people's safety.
With the number of labor-intensive acres going up in California, their behavior does not seem to suggest that they see a labor shortage, even if that's what they tell reporters. Farmers always think there's not enough labor. It's a very unpredictable business. You can't control the weather. The one thing you can push for is a lax immigration program, or a guest-worker program.
And journalism itself has changed. News organizations and some journalists have transformed from their traditional role as watchdogs of power into institutions of power themselves with an ability, indeed, a susceptibility, to abuse that power.
These people don't want foreigners here, nobody should come to Iraq at this time. Not even journalists. Nobody.
We have an extraordinary team of journalists and employees in this company who are absolutely dedicated to getting this paper out, no matter what the conditions are, people who lost their homes, who didn't know what had become of their families and who kept on working.
A litterateur is not a confectioner, not a dealer in cosmetics, not an entertainer.... He is just like an ordinary reporter. What would you say if a newspaper reporter, because of his fastidiousness or from a wish to give pleasure to his readers, were to describe only honest mayors, high-minded ladies, and virtuous railroad contractors.
Media is a word that has come to mean bad journalism.
In a telephone interview, Mr. Woodward said he had apologized to Mr. Downie for not disclosing his own part in such a long-running story long ago and said he had kept a deliberately low profile to protect his sources. The terms of engagement change when a reporter and reporters are being subpoenaed, agreeing to testify, being forced to testify, being jailed, ... That's the new element in this. And what it did, it caused me to become even more secretive about sources, and to protect them. I couldn't do my job if I couldn't protect them. And to really make sure that I don't become part of this process, but not to be less aggressive in reporting the news.
Some journalists may be silenced through intimidation, others may be bought into compliance, but the end result remains the same because democracy cannot properly function without media which is genuinely free of governmental interference and control.
Ideally, early in the planning stages, before reporters and photographers are assigned to a story, we like to be involved at that point, to make sure the content gathering keeps our needs in mind. If we don't find out about it until the night before, we're often not able to produce an interactive graphic.
Journalism without a moral position is impossible. Every journalist is a moralist. It's absolutely unavoidable.
I like to use a football analogy. A sports reporter can write in depth and give you a good idea of the game, but you really don't get it until you play it.
Don't commit to being a columnist unless you're willing to do it right. Report your behind off, so you have something original and useful to say. Say it in a way that will interest someone other than you, your family and your sources.
Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.
I mean, is it journalism Is it just opinion Are we putting facts out there Are we trying to uncover stories And so, the issue comes up, what is the liability
But Privacy Council CEO Larry Ponemon took a different tack in a conference call with reporters. I feel like the lone soldier attacking the hill, ... We don't see Passport as a large privacy issue here. Quite frankly, folks, Passport itself is not creating the kinds of privacy problems that are being advanced by EPIC (Electronic Privacy Information Center) and others.
What did this guy do wrong Was it having these views, or merely expressing them Expecting journalists not to develop opinions, strong opinions even, goes against human nature and the particular nature of journalists.
These newspaper reporters... ever since Sullivan versus New York Times... have got a license to lie.
One of the problems that we have as American journalists is that we bring the American cultural baggage with us and we plop it down and it follows us around and that's just a fact of life.
By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
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.
You walk into the clubhouse in Florida and there are five reporters. In New York it's 50. You almost can't believe it the first time you see it.