Thursday, October 15, 2009

Legends & The Man

Journalists—Legends in Their Own Minds

“The skills of finding out what is not known and rendering it in comprehensible ways has practical value in other parts of the economy, but the thrill of this thing of ours is not a moveable feast. The difference between a reporting job and other jobs is the difference between working for The Man and being The Man, a legend, at least, in your own mind.”
—David Carr, media columnist, The New York Times (9/13/09) URL
(Thanks to alert WORDster Alexandra Halsey)

Editor’s Note: Other legends: Bigfoot, Nessie & Area 54....

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