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Kurt Loder's Profile

Brief about Kurt Loder: By info that we know Kurt Loder was born at 1945-05-05. And also Kurt Loder is American Journalist.

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It's not a good thing to be friends with people you're covering. There's just no point in doing it. It's tempting, but they're not going to consider you their friend anyway. They just know that you're somebody that can do something for them.

Tags: Friend, Friends, Good

So no one should rely on television either for their knowledge of music or for news. There's just more going on. It's an adjunct to the written word, which I think is still the most important thing.

Tags: Knowledge, Music, Word

So, yeah, I think it had a major effect. I think in franchising younger people, it was just an idea that's never been trotted out before, but it makes perfectly good sense.

Tags: Good, Makes, Sense

Well, news is anything that's interesting, that relates to what's happening in the world, what's happening in areas of the culture that would be of interest to your audience.

Tags: Audience, Culture, Interest

You find the most important thing that really grabs you, and put it right up top. Don't bury the lead. Put it at the top. Best thing to do. Never go wrong that way. It's an immutable law of journalism. It just always works.

Tags: Best, Law, Put

So you shouldn't really flatter yourself that they want to be your buddy. They don't. Generally. They want you for some reason or other, and you just have to fend that off all the time.

Tags: Reason, Time, Yourself

Rewriting is a large part of the whole job. And get rid of stuff that's not working. Just pare it down until it's a beautiful thing you can hand in, probably late, to your editor.

Tags: Beautiful, Job, Working

And the most important thing you can do is learn to edit yourself. And then go back and rewrite.

Tags: Edit, Learn, Yourself

And you can't really cover people critically that you're friends with.

Tags: Cover, Critically, Friends

I don't find music being less important than, like, politics.

Tags: Less, Music, Politics

I know what the structure of the language is.

Tags: Language, Structure

I spent time in, like, criminal courts, and covering murder trials for papers.

Tags: Criminal, Time, Trials

I think television often has dismissed younger people. They figure, well, they're not really watching news, that's not our audience.

Tags: Audience, Often, Television

I was in college for two years, and just hated it in the '60s.

Tags: College, Hated

If you ask questions that interest you, you'll get answers that interest your audience.

Tags: Ask, Interest, Questions

It's gonna be short if it's news; put it at the top. Style's not an issue, just make it news.

Tags: Put, Short, Style

Some of the most important stories don't lend themselves to television treatment.

Tags: Stories, Television, Themselves

Television's not going read stories to you.

Tags: Read, Stories, Television

Television's very dependent on images. That's not what news is.

Tags: Images, News, Television

Unless you're doing a feature piece, which is going to be longer, and you have more time to get into stuff.

Tags: Stuff, Time, Unless