Quote(s) of the Day
Remnick opines on OTR
“Used carefully, and used in the right instance I think it’s very valuable and I think it’s very necessary, I think it’s very necessary to journalism of all kinds.”
—The New Yorker‘s Editor David Remnick in an interview with WaPo‘s Howard Kurtz on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” on the Sunday program. The topic: His views on going OTR with sources.
Journo offers grimace warning
“Shot 85 on 18 this morning; did something to my back. I’ll be on Fox today at 1:30. Overlook any noticeable grimaces.”
—The Hill‘s White House Correspondent Sam Youngman in a weekend tweet.
A shout-out to ABC’s Tapper
“Will be bummed when @jaketapper hands over #ThisWeek. Thought he did a lot to enhance the form in a short time.”
–Former Time scribe Matt Cooper in a weekend tweet on ABC’s interim “This Week” host Jake Tapper, who hands over the reigns of the show to Christiane Amanpour come August. This remark was retweeted by a number of D.C. journos.