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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.
         
   
F
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.

R
I became a journalist to come as close as possible to the heart of the world.
A
Of necessity, we made the discovery that it is easier to turn poets into business journalists than to turn bookkeepers into writers.
N
Business is a continual dealing with the future . . . a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
K
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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