QUOTES of the DAY
A sea of media: International press filing center at the G20 in Seoul.
Photo credit: MSNBC’s Savannah Guthrie.
Controlling the shakes
“I’ve been chugging soda all day to cover up for me shaking. Keep my name out of this.” — A media insider afraid of being exposed.
“Goodbye @jaketapper – with all of us gone, hope your last night isn’t iseoulating.” — MSNBC’s Daily Rundown co-host Savannah Guthrie in a Friday morning tweet from POTUS’s Indonesia trip in reference to ABC News’s White House correspondent Jake Tapper. Tapper remarked, “SavannahGuthrie all these horrific Asian puns are just a Sino the times, I guess.”
The weakness of PR: Content
“Just got e-mail from PR firm with subject line: “Ladies…Hate Pumping Gas?? We Can Help!!” Actual content goes downhill from there.” — Washington City Paper‘s Managing Editor Mike Madden in a Thursday tweet.
Weigel interviews Google nemesis
“Finally had occasion to interview Lori Weigel, pollster who dabbles in complicating my Google alerts.” — Slate‘s insatiable Dave Weigel in a Thursday tweet.
“What an ass.” — A reporter who shall remain nameless having learned that another outlet trashed that reporter.