Abdul Qadeer Khan
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Problems are the price of progress. Don't bring me anything but trouble. Good news weakens me"
"I would listen to how they told the story, to what elements they used, to how it sounded, and that's who I patterned myself after, the people who were on CBS News"
"If the first lady is concerned about this Internet cycle, what would she have done during the heyday when there was 12, 13 editions of a paper in one day? What would she have done with that news cycle?"
"The Emancipation Proclamation, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was put into effect on January 1, 1863, but news of the Proclamation and enforcement did not reach Texas until after the end of the Civil War almost two years later"
"The only thing I'd ever done with news was to read copy sitting at the microphone in the studio"
"I've got news for you: There are going to be people other than Christians in the hereafter. What are you going to do about it? Are you not going to go?"
"Be able to notice all the confusion between fact and opinion that appears in the news"
"Today's China is not in the least shut out from the rest of the world. Trends come to us from all over the world. And the Internet is really developed in China. We get news from all over the world"
"I was first to break the news about the death of Lady Diana. The CNN team couldn't get into makeup fast enough"
"Television saved the movies. The Internet is going to save the news business"
"Some of the best news stories start in gossip. Monica Lewinsky certainly was gossip in the beginning. I had heard it months before I printed it"
"I never think too far into the future. I'm too busy thinking about tomorrow's news"
"I've written thousands of stories, started hundreds of news cycles"
"I would not know how I am supposed to feel about many stories if not for the fact that the TV news personalities make sad faces for sad stories and happy faces for happy stories"
"Australia is a huge rest home, where no unwelcome news is ever wafted on to the pages of the worst newspapers in the world"
"Fashion is treated too much as news rather than what it is, what it does and how it performs"
"To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit and read it are old women over their tea"
"People in San Francisco and the East Bay have shown interest, done interviews, and have come to shows. I guess that the news travels fast out of this island that we are on"
"Honestly, I'm more into the computer, the Internet, and checking out scores or the news"
"When we saw our plane on TV as breaking news, it was the most surreal experience. A lot of the women were crying. There was a gentleman who was writing in his journal and crying. Seeing that isn't easy"
"If you take the more general role of going to local stations around the country in Montana or South Carolina or wherever, and start in the local news, it's a lot more difficult to get to the stories that you want to really cover"
"I thought about dying whenever I got bad news about other people"
"I don't want the news to be patriotic. I don't want to see flags on the lapels of the anchors. I don't want any of that"
"When the news wants to tell you something is important, they put dramatic theme music behind it. They scare you into watching the story"
"I want the news delivered unbiased. I thought that was the whole point with journalism"
"I remember back in the day when Chuck D called hip-hop the 'black people's CNN.' Well now, hip-hop is more like Fox News. It's biased, and highly suspect"
"Well, if you don't want your relatives and friends to die, help me spread the news. Let people know about immortality device. That way, your loved ones won't die"
"Political reporters no longer get to decide what's news. The days when a minister gave briefings to a dozen lobby correspondents, and thereby dictated the next day's headlines, are over. Now, a thousand bloggers decide for themselves what is interesting. If enough of them are tickled then, bingo, you're news"
"It's really unfair to working women in America who read celebrity news and think, 'Why can't I lose weight when I've had a baby?' Well, everyone you're reading about has money for a trainer and a chef. That doesn't make it realistic"
"When was the last time you heard news accounts of a boatload of American refugees arrive on the shores of another country?"
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