Archive: Jun 1999

Excerpt From Remarks

By Journalist’s Trade June 15, 1999

Big companies are like battleships going down the middle of a gulf. When we fire our guns they’re pretty loud, but we don’t change direction very well. It’s the size of our dissemination, probably, that gives us power. But we … Read more

Excerpt From Remarks

By Journalist’s Trade June 15, 1999

In 1978, ABC started a program called “20/20,” as a kind of a standard newsmagazine program. They were trying to see what they could do in the “60 Minutes” business. The first show was an absolute disaster. The hosts were … Read more

Excerpt From Speech

By Journalist’s Trade June 15, 1999

We celebrate tonight the men and women whose dedication to the collection and distribution of facts threatens their very existence. When they antagonize those with money, political power and guns, they risk their lives. We, on the other hand, tremble … Read more