7 Total Quotes

Matthew Felling Quotes

It's an accumulation of things. In Iraq, it's the reality versus the perception and the whole debate of whether we're in the last throes of the insurgency or in for a dozen more years. The momentum has been building toward the media regaining its sea legs.
Matthew Felling
#Debate

The media's credibility takes a short-term hit with these public corrections. But ... the media is becoming very skillful at policing itself - which will build its accuracy in the future.
Matthew Felling
#Credibility

That was really a retelling of an old tale at that point, and that's not what most people turn to news networks for.
Matthew Felling
#People

Are you getting more political information from Koppel or from Letterman? That's an interesting question,
Matthew Felling
#Information

This is a rough story for journalists to cover because your journalism textbook has to take a back seat to your moral compass, and the coverage is visceral because of this. When people beg Chris Lawrence for help, they're forcing him to be not just a spectator but a reluctant leader.
Matthew Felling
#Journalism

After the traffic stoppages have passed and the facts are rehashed, reporters are merely craning their necks and halting the normal pace of the news, ... There's 10 or 15 minutes of real news here and they're filling four hours with it. That's what most people have a problem with.
Matthew Felling
#Facts

(Broussard's comments) deserved an on-air correction, they did not deserve an on-air interrogation.
Matthew Felling
#Correction