John Hockenberry - Quotes

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Design is the courage and brilliance to cover an original and make it different. ---->>>

An object imbued with intent - it has power, it's treasure, we're drawn to it. An object devoid of intent - it's random, it's imitative, it repels us. It's like a piece of junk mail to be thrown away. ---->>>

I think every journalist understands when they are the beneficiary of hot information that, yes, they have a scoop, but they're also being used. Part of your responsibility as a journalist is to tell the story of why that information is coming to you, consistent with the ground rules of your sourcing. ---->>>

The media doesn't need a conscience; people need consciences. ---->>>

I think everybody in news understands that the audience that watches for more than an hour is not your target audience - because those people are on life support. ---->>>

In general, I think very few people have a sustained interest in news. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-04, 1956
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
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Occupation: Journalist
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John Charles Hockenberry (born June 4, 1956) is an American journalist and author, a four-time Emmy Award winner and three-time Peabody Award winner. Since April 2008, Hockenberry has been host of The Takeaway, a live national news program created by Public Radio International and WNYC New York. Hockenberry has reported from all over the world, reporting on a wide variety of stories in virtually every medium for more than three decades (wikipedia)