Tina Brown Quotes
Born: November 21, 1953
I think that big, sort of theatrical relaunches tend to set you up for failure and hype.
Once in a while you have to bite the hand that reads you.
Wearing hats has become like fine art for me.
Bill Clinton, talking about the need to financially empower wives and mothers in regressive countries, once remarked that women have 'the responsibility gene.' No one has that gene more markedly than his wife.
What's interesting about the Taliban, is they're more afraid of educating girls than they are of drones. One educated girl is more scary to the Taliban than a drone.
Hide from change and it will hide from you
The cloud that descended on Black Rock on Monday was not for the past but the future. How much will this debacle chill the pursuit of other risky investigations?
In the end, Dan Rather's legend skewered him, CBS and the craft of journalism.
In The End
I just wanted to have fun for myself - I felt I had a lot to say, and I realized that I missed having a magazine as a place to express my ideas. The Times column is a place for me to unload those perceptions
Nothing is better for a young journalist than to go and write about something that other people don't know about. If you can afford to send yourself to some foreign part, I still think that's by far the best way to break in
TV journalism is a much more collaborative, horizontal business than print reporting. It has to be, because of the logistics. Anchors are wholly dependent on producers to do all the hustling
I'm trying to be entertaining without being mean
I just simply write as it moves me. I may be writing about a book or a movie or a person, places where I've been or something I've done. Or politics. It's going to what's on my mind at the moment
In TV, you always feel you are standing on the tracks of an oncoming train
I think for a young journalist, it's better to write for the Web at the moment than it is for print
Admitting weakness seems to be such a severe psychic threat for Bush that when he makes a mistake it's safer just to reinforce it. The strategy creates a perverse system of rewards and punishments
To win respect, the networks seem to feel they have to keep absurdly overstating their anchors' reporting cred
I love to run smart essays and commentary. But it doesn't replace the other kind of reporting
Manners are the ability to put someone else at their ease...by turning any answer into another question.
Powerful women always interpret hostility as unrequited love.