quote by Walter Cronkite

If that is what makes us liberals, so be it, just as long as in reporting the news we adhere to the first ideals of good journalism - that news reports must be fair, accurate and unbiased.

— Walter Cronkite

Wonderful Good Journalism quotations

Never awake me when you have good news to announce, because with good news nothing presses; but when you have bad news, arouse me immediately, for then there is not an instant to be lost.


Good journalism quote The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch the
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.

And I believe that good journalism, good television, can make our world a better place.

Good journalism quote Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.

You can't serve the public good without the truth as a bottom line.

Writing is the flip side of sex - it's good only when it's over.

If the newspapers of a country are filled with good news, the jails of that country will be filled with good people.


Good journalism quote Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks diff
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.

Democracies succeed or fail based on their journalism.

America is strong because its journalism is strong. That is how democracies work. They're only as good as the quality of the information that the public possesses and that is where we come in.

For most folks, no news is good news; for the press, good news is not news.

Thanks to my solid academic training, today I can write hundreds of words on virtually any topic without possessing a shred of information which is how I got a good job in journalism.

Good journalism quote Whatever is good for you soul, do that.
Whatever is good for you soul, do that.

If journalism is good, it is controversial, by its nature.

It is the role of good journalism to take on powerful abusers, and when powerful abusers are taken on, there's always a bad reaction. So we see that controversy, and we believe that is a good thing to engage in.


Don't use your mind for a filing cabinet.

Use your mind to work out problems and find answers; file away good ideas in your journal.

Good journalism quote Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experie
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.

The TV business is uglier than most things.

It is normally perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through the heart of the journalism industry, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for no good reason.

Good journalism should challenge people, not just mindlessly amuse them.

Every profession has changed. Journalism has changed. Medicine has changed. Technology has changed and it evolves. The same is true of football. Free agency has now allowed teams to be a dynasty as they have been before. It is not a great thing for the fans, but it is a good thing for the players.

Good journalism quote Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no critici
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.

Any good broadcast, not just an Olympic broadcast, should have texture to it.

It should have information, should have some history, should have something that's offbeat, quirky, humorous, and where called for it, should have journalism, and judiciously it should also have commentary. That's my ideal.


Good journalism is being criminalized or otherwise rendered perilous to its best practitioners. Attack a government agency like the CIA, or a Fortune 500 member ..., or the conduct of the military in Southeast Asia and you find yourself in deep trouble, naked and often alone.

It's too bad failures don't give seminars.

Wouldn't that be valuable? If you meet a guy who has messed up his life for forty years, you've just got to say, 'John, if I bring my journal and promise to take good notes, would you spend a day with me?'

Good journalism quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

You should never pick up a newspaper when you're feeling good, because every newspaper has a special department, called the Bummer Desk, which is responsible for digging up depressing front-page stories.

When there is good news, and it is news , we do report it, but usually news is a record of human failure. Those wanting to celebrate human accomplishment are, as someone said, advised to go to the sports section.

If you want to change something by Tuesday, theater is no good.

Journalism is what does that. But, if you want to just alter the chemistry of the moral matrix, then theater has a longer half-life.


Good journalism quote Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live throu
Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? How Rumi Can Change Your Life?

All good novelists have bad memories.

What you remember comes out as journalism; what you forget goes into the compost of the imagination.

No news is good news. No journalists is even better.

If we're going to live as we are in a world of supply and demand, then journalists had better find a way to create a demand for good journalism.

Good journalism quote No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the g
No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.

Be a collector of good ideas. Keep a journal. If you hear a good idea, capture it, write it down. Don't trust your memory.

Writing good editorials is chiefly telling the people what they think, not what you think.


Keeping a journal is like taking good care of one’s heart.

Good journalism quote If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
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The function of good journalism is to take information and add value to it.

It did not take long after the rise of the commercial printing press before someone figured out that erotic novels were a good idea. ... It took people another 150 years to even think of the scientific journal.

Every good journalist is aware that his trade may one day go the way of phrenology-and, what's more, the population will hardly protest the extinction.

Good journalism quote Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.
Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.
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I got a journalism degree. I started doing journalism - I interned at 'Cosmopolitan' magazine in the 1970s, which probably wasn't the best place for me, and I spent six or nine months freelancing. Anyway, I wasn't that good at it.


To conclude: good journalism is one of the models of good conversation and communication in the wider social context.

My goodness, why is this woman [ Hillary Clinton ] at 46%? She's like the magic 46. She's 46% in the new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, she's 46% in a lot of these swing states.

Journaling is a way to be a good steward of the Spirit's illuminations.

Be a collector of good ideas, but don't trust your memory.

The best collecting place for all of the ideas and information that comes your way is your journal.