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Published On: Thu, Jun 2nd, 2016

Timothy Crouse quotes

Discussing the rise “of pack journalism” (as quoted in the book Bloggers on the Bus by Eric Boehlert : “They all fed off the same pool report, the same daily handout, the same speech by the candidate; the whole pack was isolated in the same mobile village.”

“A lightweight, by definition, is a man who cannot assert his authority over the national press, cannot manipulate reporters, cannot finesse questions, prevent leaks or command a professional public relations operation.”

“But the Nixon Administration gave the press an identity of its own, separate from the public interest, and then began to characterize the press either as friendly or hostile or what have you.” – The Boys on the Bus

The Boys on the Bus by Timothy Crouse“Cassie Mackin was the first, if not the only, member of the press to point out that the emperor had no clothes. She opened her report by observing that “the Nixon campaign is, for the most part, a series of speeches before closed audiences, invited guests only.” – The Boys on the Bus

“Campaign coverage began to settle into a neat and comfortable science around the time of Theodore Roosevelt, the first big-time American politician to rationalize the handing out of news.” – The Boys on the Bus

“In fact, you could effectively say that Richard Nixon has abolished the Presidential press conference as an institution. He may grant two or three a year, but when they’re that infrequent they don’t really mean anything.” – The Boys on the Bus

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