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David Remnick Quotes: Journalism, some huge percentage of it, should be devoted to putting pressure on power, on nonsense, on chicanery of all kinds and if that's going to invite a lawsuit, well, bring it on.
         

Journalism, some huge percentage of it, should be devoted to putting pressure on power, on nonsense, on chicanery of all kinds and if that's going to invite a lawsuit, well, bring it on.


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The Communist Party apparatus was the most gigantic mafia the world has ever known.



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Every good journalist is aware that his trade may one day go the way of phrenology-and, what's more, the population will hardly protest the extinction.



We should put pressure on power and write the truth and write relentlessly and fearlessly. That's the job.

We should put pressure on power and write the truth and write relentlessly and fearlessly. That's the job.



I would also like to see Russia not interfere in our elections.

I would also like to see Russia not interfere in our elections.



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I think we should be alarmed, watchful, and, as journalists, rigorous and fearless. I think we should be alert.



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I'm interested in Russian language, culture, history... and I lived there, for four years, as a reporter for the Washington Post and have visited many times since.





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