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Henry R. Luce
(1898-1967) born on
Apr 03
US editor, publisher. He built a publishing empire on "Time," "Fortune," and "Life" magazines and became one of the most powerful figures in American journalism.
Journalism is the art of collecting varying kinds of information (commonly called "news") which a few people possess and of transmitting it to a much larger number of people who are supposed to desire to share it.

I became a journalist to come as close as possible to the heart of the world.
Of necessity, we made the discovery that it is easier to turn poets into business journalists than to turn bookkeepers into writers.
Business is a continual dealing with the future . . . a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
Publishing is a business, but journalism never was and is not essentially a business. Nor is it a profession.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Recalled on his death 28 Feb 1967.
R: In "Esquire," Dec 1983.
A: On recruiting a staff for "Fortune," magazine, recalled on his death 28 Feb 1967.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: Recalled on his death 28 Feb 1967.

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