Text in English Fame and journalism

Just a quote:

By and large, the more famous you are, the less of a journalist you are. Besides, fame does not last. At its best, it is about being paid to learn. For fifty years, I have been paid to go out and ask questions. What a great privilege to be a free reporter in a free society, to be someone whose job is a search for knowledge. What a rare chance to grow as a person.

David Halberstam



I did not know this man before. But I think that a true journalist has just died.

Maybe some of the TV wannabe-stars of these days actually think that he should learn from them...