Friday, March 27, 2015

Reporting . . .

. . . Live from the Scene

Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.
 —Henry Anatole Grunwald (1922-2005), diplomat, journalist and former editor of Time, Inc., in Time Magazine's 60th anniversary issue, Fall 1983

Editorial Comment: Speak up, newshounds.

PeezPix by Ted Pease 

Over the Bar

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“Words are sacred. They deserve respect. If you get the right ones, in the right order, you can nudge the world a little.” —Tom Stoppard

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