Quote of the Day:
“Friend told me she has cancer and within an hour or so I asked her if it was too soon to make morbid jokes. Thankfully she laughed.” — The Federalist‘s senior editor Mollie Hemingway. (Pssst…if you get a bad diagnosis, might want to initially steer clear of Hemingway.)
Writer announces hatred for a certain media outlet
“I hate HuffPo. No, I won’t download your damn app to read a story.” — Heritage Foundation freelancer Bethany Mandel.
The future of journalism?
“Someone needs to invent a thing where I can watch TV in my sleep because I think going to bed at 745 is going to be my new thing.” — Gilbert Cruz, editorial director, Vulture.
How a reporter avoids the R-word in Redskins
“It’s not that I don’t think the Skins can beat Seattle. It’s that I’m sure that they can’t and I know that they won’t.” — Politico‘s Ben White.
Confessional: An editor oversleeps
“The upside of a comically disastrous oversleep is, you are so well rested.” — CapitalNY‘s co-editor Tom McGeveran.
Got Ebola? Probably best to stay home from work
Speaker Boehner pronounces the true definition of the retweet
HuffPost‘s Arthur Delaney: “According to @SpeakerBoehner retweets ARE endorsements.”