PDNOnline’s David Walker talked with The New York Times’ Stephen Crowley about his work covering Washington politics. When asked what fascinates him about the topic, he answered:
It’s the sport of kings. You have teams, you have strong players and weak players and trades, and schemes. It’s always a story. And it’s a vocation you can do that actually benefits people. You don’t get rich doing this, but you live an incredibly rich life.
I added the emphasis – isn’t that the core of why we commit acts of journalism?