10 more quotes to inspire PR professionals

These utterances from a variety of sources—from a baseball hall of famer to a media tycoon—will help inspire your work, or at least make you nod in approval.

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I present another 10 of my favorite media training and public speaking quotes ever.

As always, please add your favorites to the comments section below.

On media training

1. “If a reporter doesn’t like the person he’s writing about, it shows up in his article.” Willie Stargell, baseball hall of famer

2. “News is something somebody doesn’t want printed; all else is advertising.” – William Randolph Hearst, publisher

3. “Wooing the press is an exercise roughly akin to picnicking with a tiger. You might enjoy the meal, but the tiger always eats last.” – Maureen Dowd, columnist, The New York Times

4. “A news story should be like a mini skirt on a pretty woman. Long enough to cover the subject but short enough to be interesting.” – Anonymous

On public speaking

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