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1. "I had a financial page to write in the Mail on Sunday where I'd give tips on shares. I worked there for two and a half years. Nothing compares to the burst of energy felt on a newsroom floor when a big story breaks."
Author: Adam Faith
2. "Finally, I told them I'd drop out of the management program if they'd give me an entry-level job in the newsroom for union wages, about fifty dollars a week."
Author: Andrea Mitchell
3. "Good satire comes from anger. It comes from a sense of injustice, that there are wrongs in the world that need to be fixed. And what better place to get that well of venom and outrage boiling than a newsroom, because you're on the front lines."
Author: Carl Hiaasen
4. "There is no writer's block in a newsroom. There's only unemployment block."
Author: Carl Hiaasen
5. "Fear rules almost every newsroom in the country."
Author: Dan Rather
6. "I think George just nailed the whole thing, the whole time period, the whole look and feel of what that newsroom was like. I did a lot of research for the role and believe me, it's all pretty genuine, down to the very last cigarette butt."
Author: David Strathairn
7. "I'm not a Casanova in 'The Newsroom,' by the way - just another hard worker."
Author: Dev Patel
8. "The Iraq War marked the beginning of the end of network news coverage. Viewers saw the juxtaposition of the embedded correspondents reporting the war as it was actually unfolding and the jaundiced, biased, negative coverage of these same events in the network newsrooms."
Author: Dick Morris
9. "We got the bubble-headed-bleach-blonde whoComes on at fiveShe can tell you 'bout the plane crash with a gleamIn her eyeIt's interesting when people die -Give us dirty laundryCan we film the operation?Is the head dead yet?You know, the boys in the newsroom got aRunning betGet the widow on the set!We need dirty laundryYou don't really need to find out what's going onYou don't really want to know just how far it's goneJust leave well enough aloneEat your dirty laundry"
Author: Don Henley
10. "He wandered into the Newsroom and asked for a job the same way he'd walk into a barbershop and ask for a haircut, and with no more idea of being turned down."
Author: Hunter S. Thompson
11. "In one's relationship with dogs and with a newsroom, a generous amount of praise and encouragement goes much better than criticism."
Author: Jill Abramson
12. "Budget cuts are a sad reality in most newsrooms, and I am concerned that they reduce the collective muscle of journalists who are doing the expensive, and often dangerous, work of on-the-ground reporting."
Author: Jill Abramson
13. "The genuflection toward 'fairness' is a familiar newsroom piety, in practice the excuse for a good deal of autopilot reporting and lazy thinking but in theory a benign ideal. In Washington, however, a community in which the management of news has become the single overriding preoccupation of the core industry, what 'fairness' has often come to mean is a scrupulous passivity, an agreement to cover the story not as it is occurring but as it is presented, which is to say as it is manufactured."
Author: Joan Didion
14. "I'd worked at a small town newspaper, and I was thinking of all the strange stories that I had seen float through the newsroom in my time there that were dismissed as kind of amusing curiosities. Somehow from that I got to this idea of an eccentric alcoholic who built a lighthouse in the woods."
Author: Michael Koryta
15. "The media have the ability to attract the craziest people to call in perfectly absurd tips. Every newsroom in the world gets updates from UFOlogists, graphologists, scientologists, paranoiacs, and every sort of conspiracy theorist."
Author: Stieg Larsson
16. "Literally: This word should be deleted. All too often, actions described as "literally" did not happen at all. As in, "He literally jumped out of his skin." No, he did not. Though if he literally had, I'd suggest raising the element and proposing the piece for page one. Inserting "literally" willy-nilly reinforces the notion that breathless nitwits lurk within this newsroom. Eliminate on sight—the usage, not the nitwits. The nitwits are to be captured"
Author: Tom Rachman

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