13 Total Quotes

Ken Auletta Quotes

Always point your finger at the chest of the person with whom you are being photographed. You will appear dynamic. And no photo editor can crop you from the picture.
Ken Auletta
#American Journalist

I've never tried to be uber-sexy, ... I want to age gracefully. At 48 now, I've finally lost my baby fat. I want to look nice and feel attractive. ... I grew my hair out and got it lightened for the simple reason that I'm pretty gray, and this means I don't have to go to the hairdresser as often.
Ken Auletta
#Age And Aging

He's an interesting character,
Ken Auletta
#Character

Journalists prize independence - not teamwork,
Ken Auletta
#Independence

We work for the readers - not the shareholders. My friend Peter Jennings, who died last month, and Ted Koppel, your 2000 Red Smith lecturer, served their audience - not their corporate parent. They work their sources, but they do not trim their reporting to please sources. Journalists in television too often chase ratings while print journalists too often chase headlines. However, day in and day out, Jennings, like Koppel, tried to offer citizens information we need to make decisions for our democracy. The best journalists and the best officials are public servants. What flows from this assumption are some pretty startling conclusions.
Ken Auletta
#Work

What did this do to CBS brand credibility? Credibility is really your brand.
Ken Auletta
#Credibility

Perhaps the biggest problem in journalism is the cult divide between journalists and corporate owners.
Ken Auletta
#American Journalist #Journalism

In the end, you have to listen to your customers. Isn't a good business supposed to understand its customers?
Ken Auletta
#Business

that prominent people sometimes lie.
Ken Auletta
#People

This is one of the most gifted interviewers that television or print has ever had, ... Three Blind Mice.
Ken Auletta
#Television

Journalists prize independence - not teamwork.
Ken Auletta
#American Journalist

Journalists prize independence, not teamwork. Journalists understand waste is inherent to good journalism... that good reporting and writing is hard to quantify.
Ken Auletta
#American Journalist