A weather forecaster took a job in another part of the country. When asked why he transferred he replied, " The weather didn't agree with me. "
An honest weatherman says, " Today's forecast is bright and sunny with an 80% chance that I'm wrong. "
Who do you think was sent to cover the story of the baby lion born in the zoo? A cub reporter.
Q: How many publishers does it take to change a lightbulb? A: Three. One to screw it in and two more to hold down the editor.
Q: How many editors does it take to change a lightbulb? A: It was supposed to be in place last week!
Reporter: My editor sent me to do the burglary. Policeman: You're too late – it's already been done.
Reporter: To what do you attribute your old age? Old Man: To the fact that I was born in 1890.
Reporter: What made you go out on that dangerous pond ice and risk your life to save a friend? Boy Hero: I had to do it. He had my skates on.
Q: How many journalists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? A: Three. One to report it as an inspired government program to bring light to the people, one to report it as a diabolical government plot to deprive the poor of darkness, and one to win a pulitzer prize for reporting that Electric Company hired a lightbulb assassin to break the bulb in the first place.
Why did the nutty kid throw butter out of the window? He wanted to see a butterfly.
George W. Bush is seen crossing the Potomac river on foot. The Washington Post: " President Bush crosses the Potomac River". The Washington Time: " Bush's conservative approach saves taxpayers a boat". Mother Jones: " Bush can't swim".
What do you get if you cross a sports reporter with a vegetable? A common tater!
A shy guy goes into a bar and sees a beautiful woman sitting at the bar. After an hour of gathering up his courage, he finally goes over to her and asks tentatively. " Would you mind if I chatted with you for a while? " To which she responds by yelling, at the top of her lungs, " No, I won't sleep with you tonight! " Everyone in the bar is now staring at them. Naturally, the guy is hopelessly and completely embarrassed and he slinks back to his table. After a few minutes, the woman walks over to him and apologizes. She smiles at him and says, " I'm sorry if I embarrassed you. You see, I'm a journalist and I've got an assignment to study how people respond to embarrassing situations. " To which he responds, at the top of his lungs, " What do you mean $ 200? "
What do you get if you cross a newsreader and a toad? A croaksman!
A Soviet journalist walks into the hospital and tells the desk nurse, " I want to see the eye- ear doctor. " " There is no such doctor" she tells him. " Perhaps you would like to see someone else? " " No, I need to see an eye- ear doctor, " he says. " But there is no such doctor, " she replies. " We have doctors for the eyes and doctors for the ear, nose and throat, but no eye- ear doctor. " No help. He repeats, " I want to see the eye- ear doctor. " They go around like this for a few minutes and then the nurse says: " Comrade, there is no eye- ear doctor, but if there were one, why would you want to see him? " " Because, " he replies, " I keep hearing one thing and seeing another. "
What do you get if you cross a ghost and a newsreader? A spooksman!
A film crew was on location deep in the desert. One day an old Indian went up to the director and said, " Tomorrow rain. " The next day it rained. A week later, the Indian went up to the director and said, " Tomorrow storm. " The next day there was a hailstorm. " This Indian is incredible, " said the director. He told his secretary to hire the Indian to predict the weather. However, after several successful predictions, the old Indian didn't show up for two weeks. Finally the director sent for him. " I have to shoot a big scene tomorrow, " said the director, " and I'm depending on you. What will the weather be like? " The Indian shrugged his shoulders. " Don't know, " he said. " Radio is broken. "
What do you get if you cross a radio music presenter with Match of the Day? DDDDDDDDDDDDDJ!
A newsboy was standing on the corner with a stack of papers, yelling, " Read all about it. Fifty people swindled! Fifty people swindled! " Curious, a man walked over, bought a paper, and checked the front page. Finding nothing, the man said, " There's nothing in here about fifty people being swindled. " The newsboy ignored him and went on, calling out, " Read all about it. Fifty- one people swindled! "
How many journalists does it take to change a light bulb? " We just report the facts, we don't change them. "
How many journalists does it take to change a light bulb? " We just report the facts, we don't change them. " Three. One to report it as an inspired government program to bring light to the people, one to report it as a diabolical government plot to deprive the poor of darkness, and one to win a Pulitzer prize for reporting that Electric Company hired a light bulb assassin to break the bulb in the first place.
How many computer journalists does it take to screw in a light bulb? Five. One to write a review of all the existing light bulbs so you can decide which one to buy, another one to write a remarkably similar one in another magazine the next month, a third to have a big one come out on glossy paper two months later that is by then completely out of date, a fourth to hint in her column that a completely new and updated bulb is coming out, and the fifth to report a rumor that that new bulb is shipping with a virus.
How many editors does it take to change a light bulb? Only one, but first he has to rewire the entire building.
A journalist assigned to the Jerusalem bureau takes an apartment overlooking the Wailing Wall. Every day when she looks out, she sees an old Jewish man praying vigorously. So the journalist goes down and introduces herself to the old man. She asks: " You come every day to the wall. How long have you done that and what are you praying for? " The old man replies, " I have come here to pray every day for 25 years. In the morning I pray for world peace and then for the brotherhood of man. I go home have a cup of tea and I come back and pray for the eradication of illness and disease from the earth. " The journalist is amazed. " How does it make you feel to come here every day for 25 years and pray for these things? " she asks. The old man looks at her sadly. " Like I'm talking to a wall. "
A woman telephoned her local newspaper to let them know that she had just given birth to eighteen children. The reporter didn't quite hear the message and said, " Would you repeat that? " " Not if I can help it, " replied the woman.
A car was involved in an accident in a street. As expected a large crowd gathered. A newspaper reporter, anxious to get his story could not get near the car. Being a clever sort, he started shouting loudly, " Let me through! Let me through! I am the son of the victim. " The crowd made way for him. Lying in front of the car was a donkey.
A photographer for a national magazine was assigned to get photos of a great forest fire. Smoke at the scene was too thick to get any good shots, so he frantically called his home office to hire a plane. " It will be waiting for you at the airport! " he was assured by his editor. As soon as he got to the small, rural airport, sure enough, a plane was warming up near the runway. He jumped in with his equipment and yelled, " Let's go! Let's go! " The pilot swung the plane into the wind and soon they were in the air. " Fly over the north side of the fire, " said the photographer, " and make three or four low level passes. " " Why? " asked the pilot. " Because I'm going to take pictures! I'm a photographer, and photographers take pictures! " said the photographer with great exasperation. After a long pause the pilot said, " You mean you're not the instructor? "
Three men: an editor, a photographer, and a journalist are covering a political convention in Miami. They decide to walk up and down the beach during their lunch hour. Halfway up the beach, they stumbled upon a lamp. As they rub the lamp a genie appears and says " Normally I would grant you three wishes, but since there are three of you, I will grant you each one wish. " The photographer went first. " I would like to spend the rest of my life living in a huge house in St. Thomas with no money worries. " The genie granted him his wish and sent him on off to St. Thomas. The journalist went next. " I would like to spend the rest of my life living on a huge yacht cruising the Mediterranean with no money worries. " The genie granted him his wish and sent him off to the Mediterranean. Last, but not least, it was the editor's turn. " And what would your wish be? " asked the genie. " I want the m both back after lunch" replied the editor, " the deadline for tomorrow's newspaper is in about ten hours.
A cub reporter for a small town newspaper was sent out on his first assignment. He submitted the following report to his editor. " Mrs. Smith was injured in a car accident today. She is recovering in County Hospital with lacerations on her breasts. " The Editor scolded the new reporter, " This is a family paper. We don't use words like breasts around here. Now go back and write something more appropiate! " The young reporter thought long and hard. Finally he handed the Editor the following report. " Mrs. Smith was injured in a car accident today. She is recovering in County Hospital with lacerations on her (. )(. ) "
When a visitor to a small town in Georgia came upon a wild dog attacking a young boy, he quickly grabbed the animal and throttled it with his two hands. A reporter saw the incident, congratulated the man and told him the headline the following day would read, " Valiant Local Man Saves Child by Killing Vicious Animal. " The hero told the journalist that he wasn't from that town. " Well, then, " the reporter said, " the headline will probably say, 'Georgia Man Saves Child by Killing Dog'. " " Actually, " the man said, " I'm from Connecticut. " " In that case, " the reporter said in a huff, " the headline should read, 'Yankee Kills Family Pet'. "