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Herbert Bayard Swope - Quotes

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I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure - which is: Try to please everybody.

I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure - which is: Try to please everybody.

Don't forget that the only two things people read in a story are the first and last sentences. Give them blood in the eye on the first one. ---->>>

The secret of a successful newspaper is to take one story each day and bang the hell out of it. Give the public what it wants to have and part of what it ought to have whether it wants it or not. ---->>>

The first duty of a newspaper is to be accurate. If it be accurate, it follows that it is fair. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: January 5, 1882
Birthplace:
Die: 06-20, 1958
Occupation: Editor
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Herbert Bayard Swope Sr. (January 5, 1882 – June 20, 1958) was a U.S. editor, journalist and intimate of the Algonquin Round Table. Swope spent most of his career at the New York World newspaper. He was the first and three-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Reporting. Swope was called the greatest reporter of his time by Lord Northcliffe of the London Daily Mail (wikipedia)