20 Total Quotes

Andrew Tyndall Quotes

There's no reason why CBS News can't be an online brand, a Tiffany brand there. But you don't do it by saying the future lies in television.
Andrew Tyndall
#News

Generally speaking, it's the wave of the future.
Andrew Tyndall
#Future

The only place I've seen an equivalent velocity would be on the tabloid entertainment shows.
Andrew Tyndall
#Entertainment

[Shapiro] ran a holding operation and was never able to put his mark on NBC News, ... NBC News hasn't fallen apart under him, but it hasn't been forward-looking or innovative.
Andrew Tyndall
#News

The only reason these sorts of stories get the amount of coverage that they do in the first place is that everyone is rooting for a happy ending. People let their optimism for a good headline get in the way of the ... facts.
Andrew Tyndall
#Reason

This is someone who cares about what the future of his organization will look like and who will represent it. He can't go back on this plan.
Andrew Tyndall
#Future

It's not too much. He's not a household [name]... but it's a really vivid way to dramatize the truth of an underlying story - the story of how dangerous Iraq is, and that's an important story to be told.
Andrew Tyndall
#Truth

She hasn't done hard news for years, but I'm absolutely confident she knows how. The question is: Does she want to do it? I don't think she does.
Andrew Tyndall
#News

I can't see how that would be an improvement. In her heart of hearts, I think she wants to be a serious journalist. And, there's no room for serious journalism in the 'Oprah' hour.
Andrew Tyndall
#Heart

This is a celebrity story.
Andrew Tyndall
#Celebrity

She knows how to do live television. She would be the one doing the nine-hour stints in the anchor chair, and doing morning television prepares you for that.
Andrew Tyndall
#Television

She might alienate as many viewers as she attracts. It's an awful lot of money you're spending on her, so just to break even you've got to increase your audience by a significant amount.
Andrew Tyndall
#Money

A few hotheads went overboard on this, but not the media as a whole.
Andrew Tyndall
#Media

If that's the way you're going to be growing your audience in the future, by innovating in terms of what medium you're going to be using, I don't see that hiring a celebrity broadcaster is going to help you with that strategy.
Andrew Tyndall
#Future

Why would (CBS) spend all that money hiring her away if they weren't hiring her because she's a superstar.
Andrew Tyndall
#Money

They have always been very careful to groom replacements in-house, teach them the house style and basically have them fit into the ongoing mechanism that exists already.
Andrew Tyndall
#Style

CBS News has already righted itself...It turns out they had all the talent they needed in house.
Andrew Tyndall
#News

Being the lead face of a network news division is still the Holy Grail of broadcast journalism.
Andrew Tyndall
#Journalism

They realized that they were losing credibility by being too tabloid.
Andrew Tyndall
#Credibility

Generally speaking, it's the wave of the future. But the future will not arrive on November 7. This is a stepping stone for the future.
Andrew Tyndall
#Future