Sign in to save your quotes!
First_facebook_login_button

Daniel Okrent

Likes: 0
  • I'm saying that the WMD reporting was not consciously evil. It was bad journalism, even very bad journalism.

    Likes: 0 like


  • It's a very complicated issue about when is a fact not a fact in the context of opinions.

    Likes: 0 like


  • I believe the Times is a great newspaper, but a profoundly fallible one.

    Likes: 0 like


  • I think Tierney is also more libertarian than he is conservative in the conventional sense.

    Likes: 0 like


  • I'm afraid we'll see reporters stop chasing quotes around the same time dogs stop chasing cars.

    Likes: 0 like


  • Right, but there's expertise and then there's inside information. And I think we have to make a distinction.

    Likes: 0 like


  • But I think it's undeniable that the Times is a liberal paper.

    Likes: 0 like


  • I was probably being a little cocky, which I do when I feel that I don't know what I'm talking about.

    Likes: 0 like


  • Now I worry. If people ended up liking me, did I do the job wrong? So I decided they didn't end up liking me - they ended up being able to deal with me.

    Likes: 0 like


  • I think it's one of the Times' problems that they haven't made it clear to readers what various formats mean.

    Likes: 0 like


  • Is the New York Times a Liberal Newspaper? Of course it is.

    Likes: 0 like


  • I know there are reporters who ridicule pundits.

    Likes: 0 like


  • If you really hate George Bush, you don't want to read about his hobbies or that he's nice to his friends or that he's good company at dinner.

    Likes: 0 like


  • The Times' new credibility committee report that was issued on Monday very specifically said they will be putting in a policy that reporters must get permission from their department heads to appear on television, which I think is a really good thing.

    Likes: 0 like


  • If there had been three public editors before me, the body might have absorbed it a little bit better.

    Likes: 0 like


  • Gail didn't want me commenting on the opinion pages. I was hired by the news department and, despite the rabid assertions of the Times' enemies and detractors, the two really have nothing to do with each other.

    Likes: 0 like


  • I think on civilian casualties they could do more. It's actually something I've discussed with the editors involved. They're aware of it, and I'm hopeful that there will be more reporting on that.

    Likes: 0 like