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James Gordon Bennett
(1795-1872) born on
Sep 01
Scottish-US editor. He shaped many of the methods of modern journalism.
         
   
F
Price of Herald three cents daily. Five cents Sunday. Bennett.

R
Remember, son, many a good story has been ruined by over-verification.
A
I tell the honest truth in my paper, and I Ieave the consequences to God.
N
I have made mistakes, but I never made the mistake of claiming that I never made one.
K
Falsehood often lurks upon the tongue of him, who, by self-praise, seeks to enhance his value in the eyes of others.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Telegram to William Randolph Hearst, when he heard that Hearst was trying to buy his paper. "The Life and Death of the Press Barons," by P. Brandon.
R: advice to Journalists.
A: In "New York Herald," 10 May 1836.
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: In "The Forbes Book of Business Quotations," by Ted Goodman, 1997.
   


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