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Summary

Sydney Hillel Schanberg (born in Clinton, Massachusetts, USA) is a famous Journalist from USA, he is still alive and was born January 17, 1934.

Biography

His book The Death and Life of Dith Pran is about his assistant (Dith Pran) survival of the communist genocide, carried out by the Khmer Rouge inspired movie Killing Fields. Sam Waterston is playing the role as Schanberg in the movie.

He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1976 while working for the New York Times, for its coverage of the war in Cambodia. When he accepted the award, he declared that he took the contrary on behalf of Dith Pran and themselves.

From 1986 to 1995 he was editorial board and columnist for New York Newsday. He resigned from his position as a columnist for The Village Voice in 2006 in protest against an editorial intervention of the publisher.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 20 quotes who is written / told by Sydney.

Related authors: Sam Waterston

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Schanberg

Famous quotes by Sydney Schanberg (20)


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"I just don't believe that you have to come in and insult people when you want to change things"
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"The Voice has always been an alternative paper. They have always understood that that was part of their role"
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"People in New York pay attention to national issues - a huge percentage of people"
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"I asked him, How could we have a press column if we can't write about other work done in the press?"
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"You can criticize any news staff in some ways, but the one thing that you couldn't call the Village Voice staff was a staff of stenographers, taking notes from public figures and just passing them on"
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"If you believe in journalism, you don't insult good journalists"
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"Contradictory to my religion, I think, is journalism"
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"Lacey had this huge chip on his shoulder. He walked into the room thinking that the people didn't welcome him and didn't like him. He gave the impression that he didn't understand the Voice and New York, and he didn't want to"
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"I don't know how you can do it, if you don't recognition the media as a power center in America"
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"What happened was very sad. Mr. Lacey told the staff that he was disappointed and appalled that the front of the book was all commentary and that he wanted hard news"
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"I don't see any move toward international pressure to stabilize the situation"
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"I don't judge myself by what someone says"
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"The mainstream press and television do a very soft job of covering the press, either as corporate entities or as news organizations"
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"As I understand it, Lacey has dismissed all of the fact checkers"
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"This isn't a little debate society. That's high school stuff"
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"My own reaction from a distance is that Pol Pot's demise as the leader of the Khmer Rouge was inevitable, and that his own paranoia did him in as much as anything else"
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"Lacey said if he wanted to read a daily or regular critiques of the Bush administration, he would read the New York Times, and that's not what he wanted in the Village Voice"
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"It's very easy to say that something is a shadow of itself, and it may be true in some senses"
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"Pol Pot carried out through the years enormous purges against his own followers because of his paranoia"
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"Lacey didn't like it, even though he was born here, I understand. I mean, he was born in Brooklyn. He told the staff that they better prepare themselves to say goodbye to some of their friends"


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