Quotations by Carl Bernstein
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Born: Monday, February 14, 1944
For the first time, the weird and the stupid and the coarse are becoming our cultural norms, even our cultural ideal.
(Keywords: Time, First)
The greatest felony in the news business today is to be behind, or to miss a big story. So speed and quantity substitute for thoroughness and quality, for accuracy and context.
(Keywords: Business, Quality, Accuracy, News, Quantity, Today)
The lowest form of popular culture - lack of information, misinformation, disinformation, and a contempt for the truth or the reality of most people's lives - has overrun real journalism. Today, ordinary Americans are being stuffed with garbage.
(Keywords: Truth, People, Americans, Being, Contempt, Culture, Information, Journalism, Popular, Reality, Today)
The pressure to compete, the fear somebody else will make the splash first, creates a frenzied environment in which a blizzard of information is presented and serious questions may not be raised.
(Keywords: Fear, Environment, First, Information, May, Pressure, Questions, Will)