What Does Journalism Mean to Journalists?

“I believe that good journalism, good television, can make the world a better place.”
– Christiane Amanpour, British-Iranian journalist and television host for CNN and ABC

christiane-amanpour-e1533041874196.jpg

“It’s a journalist’s job to be a witness to history. We’re not there to worry about ourselves. We’re there to try and get as near as we can, in an imperfect world, to the truth and get the truth out.“
– Robert Fisk, award-winning British journalist, best-selling author, and Middle East correspondent for The Independent

Robert Fisk.jpg

“It doesn’t mean that you endorse it. It doesn’t mean you’re being insensitive. It means you’re a journalist and you’re telling the story.”
-Chris Wallace, Fox News Sunday

chriswallace.jpg

“In the world of journalism, the personal website (“blog”) was hailed as the killer of the traditional media. In fact it has become something quite different. Far from replacing newspapers and magazines, […] they have become mediators for the informed public.”
-Fareed Zakaria, host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS and weekly columnist for The Washington Post.

fareed-zakaria.jpg

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s