Language Is A Virus

Jim Lehrer Quotes

Jim Lehrer Quotes & Quotations
Jim Lehrer
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    As I say, I'm a discourse advocate. What form it comes is less important to me than the fact that there is discourse. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    I have great faith in the intelligence of the American viewer and reader to put two and two together and come up with four. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    I started as a print reporter. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    I'm a journalist and that's what I do. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    I'm an expert on the NewsHour and it isn't how I practice journalism. I am not involved in the story. I serve only as a reporter or someone asking questions. I am not the story. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    I'm in the civil discourse business. I think it takes all kinds. And more power to everybody. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    I'm in the reporting part of journalism. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    If people want bells and whistles and all of that, there are bells and whistles available. If they don't want bells and whistles there are places to go where they are not available. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    If we don't have an informed electorate we don't have a democracy. So I don't care how people get the information, as long as they get it. I'm just doing it my particular way and I feel lucky I can do it the way I want to do it. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    My own view, there is a need for and a demonstrated need for more journalism now than there ever has been. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    My thing is just to do my job the best way I know how and as I say I'm very fortunate to be able to do it the way I want to do it. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    People can get their news any way they want. What I love about what's happened is that there are so many different avenues, there are so many different outlets, so many different ways to debate and discuss and to inquire about any given news story. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    People can say anything they want to. If they don't want to get the news from me, get it from somebody else. It's not something I'm going to worry about, I'm sorry. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    There are very few really stark black and white stories. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    There's always a germ of truth in just about everything. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    Those who know me know I won't hesitate to turn around and point someone out. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    We have increasingly fewer and fewer journalists who have any military experience and understand what life is like in the military and in combat. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer
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    You want to see an angry person? Let me hear a cell phone go off. Jim_LehrerJim Lehrer