"This chick is so batshit" - MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts on Anthony Weiner’s sexting pal Sydney Leathers.
“I think the most interesting thing about Nate Silver’s move from The New York Times to ESPN is the quiet reporting from Brian Stelter that Silver will also contribute a bit to ABC News’ political coverage. … while Americans are very interested in politics from time to time, there are also vast swathes of time when they find politics totally uninteresting. … So Silver can plug away at sports coverage, and then every four years pivot back to politics … That’ll be a huge advantage for ABC News’ political team…”
“I’ve been thinking lately, do we actually have a black president or a president who happens to be black? There have been very few moments and very few, if any, policies that have made a difference that you might hope for a black president to do.
This moment was like, wow, we really do have a black president who will come out and lay it all out on the line.”
“We’re all bloggers and punks and rebels with cameras. There is absolutely no respect for career journalists anymore.”
NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel said that protecting journalists today is perhaps harder than ever “because you have to tackle the question of who is a journalist and who is an activist in a way that never existed before.”