Quotes of the Day
Convo Between Two Journos
Today’s conversation is that of Politico’s media writer Dylan Byers and The Daily Caller’s Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson discussing MMFA Founder David Brock’s book party next week at MMFA headquarters in Washington. Brock’s book is called, The Fox Effect: How Roger Ailes Turned A Network Into A Propaganda Machine.
Byers: So: I got invited to a @MMFA party. Is it Ok if I go? (cc’ @TuckerCarlson) Carlson: Only if I can come as your date. Byers: I imagine I’ll have to clear that with them. Byers: *@TuckerCarlson cannot be my date to @MMFA party: “We are unfortunately at capacity and can’t accommodate +1s” Also, TC will be out of town.
Journo live tweets fatal train accident
“If we were in an area a #DigitalFirst newsroom covers, I’d try to get out to play reporter, but I’ll just tweet from my seat. #amtrakfatal” — JRC’s Community Outreach Director Steve Buttry.
‘Recovering journo’ hits Spa World
“Spa World was what I needed. Now I hope it storms all night long, then ‘ll be in amazing shape in the morning.” — Nicole Young. (If you’ve never been to Spa World, it’s a sauna lover’s paradise.)
Deep Thought: Is it the food’s fault?
“Why does food know when I’m wearing a Brooks Brothers shirt?” — Slate‘s Dave Weigel as quoted by HuffPost’s Elise Foley.
“Hello, ‘Unknown’ number that keeps calling when I’m unable to answer, then not leaving messages. Stop that.” — Actual Weigel.