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Recommended Reading for Future Journalists

From the Columbia Journalism Review: "We asked some of our favorite journalists, scholars, and critics to recommend books and other works that could help the next generation of reporters become better observers, storytellers, and thinkers. Here is an edited list of the titles they suggested."

Books by Journalists about Journalism

Top 10 Walter Cronkite News Reports

More Books by Journalists about Journalism


“Our job is only to hold up the mirror – to tell and show the public what has happened.” Walter Cronkite

“In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.” Walter Cronkite

"When you're interviewing someone, you're in control. When you're being interviewed, you think you're in control, but you're not." Barbara Walters

"Work harder than everybody. You're not going to get it by whining, and you're not going to get it by shouting, and you're not going to get it by quitting. You're going to get it by being there." Barbara Walters 

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