Some blogs have become the best check on monopoly mainstream journalism, and they provide a surprisingly frequent source of initiative reporting.

-Harold Evans
Harold Evans

I don't think the pictures and words can be separated, ... If you get an amazing photograph, like the dust clouds blowing over a small town in Kansas, it's not enough to look at the picture; (the readers) want to know, 'How did this happen, that half the farming soil of a whole state is blown away?' And then you want to know, 'Well, what happened to the people, and what kind of condition were they in? It's in the middle of the '30s, and most of them were unemployed, and how did they get out of it? Why didn't the politicians act sooner?'

Harold Evans
I often see cases of Internet news where there's no reconciliation for what's gone before and what's newly arrived. That training for me - which was absolutely brutal and I was terrified - was so important, especially later in life when one was faced with conflicting stories and conflicting evidence.
Harold Evans

When I was studying at Chicago and at Stanford University, where many many cases of two people observing the same event have a different take on what happened.

Harold Evans
I think America has a brilliant future.
Harold Evans

It's a story of terrific heroism (with) many, many dramatic stories of individuals,

Harold Evans
Once we get further into the irrigation season and start using more water, we'll get all of it flushed out.
Harold Evans

Throughout America's young history there has been a necessary tension between the individual and the group.

Harold Evans
When I first came to the United States in 1956 I fell in love with things - mainly the vitality and the freedoms.
Harold Evans

What I'm driving at is let's not lose sight in our excitement of the democratization of the media that some things are bad, false and ugly - and no amount of electronic gloss will make them true, beautiful and accurate.

Harold Evans
The Bible of Photojournalism