Quotes from the World for May 2nd

Journalism without a moral position is impossible. Every journalist is a moralist. It’s absolutely unavoidable. A journalist is someone who looks at the world and the way it works, someone who takes a close look at things every day and reports what she sees, someone who represents the world, the event, for others. She cannot do her work without judging what she sees.

Marguerite Duras
Marguerite Duras (b. 1914), French author, filmmaker. Outside: Selected Writings, foreword (1984).