Quotes

In Quotes: News Corp Insider on Phone Hacking by the Company

"You don't get it. If there was a conspiracy in the company, the conspiracy was to keep Rupert from knowing." -- News Corp insider to Michael Wolff on News Corp hacking into the phones of Britain's Princes and other politicians.

In Quotes: Geoff Nunberg on Puns in Country Music

"Since Tennyson's time, punning has been deprecated as the basest form of humor, to the point where it is usually a kind of veiled aggressiveness. Habitual punsters live for groans the way violinists live for applause." -- UC Berkeley professor and linguist Geoff Nunberg opined in a commentary piece about puns in country music.

In Quotes: Forrester Research's Nick Thomas on Paywalls

"Are paywalls the answer? They may be an answer — but to the wrong question." -- Forrester Research's Nick Thomas on paywalls

In Quotes: News Corp COO Chase Carey

"Clearly, MySpace lost its way" -- Chase Carey, News Corp COO, on Myspace.

In Quotes: News International Managing Director Paul Hayes on Paywall

"If [the paywall] doesn't work then I'm in the s***." -- Paul Hayes, News International Managing Director.

In Quotes: Robert J. Bach introducing the Sidekick successor

"This generation, let’s call it the social generation, really does have a point of view. Their social life is their priority No. 1." -- Robert J. Bach, president of Microsoft’s entertainment and devices division.

In Quotes: Roger Ebert on 3D movies

"Every single frame of a 3D movie gives you something to look at that is not necessary." -- Film critic Roger Ebert.

In Quotes: "Scarlett's first day on set ..."

"Scarlett's first day on set in the Black Widow outfit. You've never heard a crew get so quiet so fast." -- Iron Man 2 director Jon Favreau on Scarlett Johansson via Twitter.

In Quotes: "Tim is a good guy..."

"Tim is a good guy, but he's not a thinker. He's the status quo." -- Former New York governor Eliot Spitzer on Timothy Geithner, Obama's pick as the next Treasury Secretary.

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