Seven pieces of wisdom from Ben Bradlee

Ben Bradlee, the legendary former executive editor of The Washington Post, received the Columbia Journalism Award at the Graduate School of Journalism on May 16. The loquacious, legs-always-on-top-of-the-table editor who presided over the coverage of the Watergate scandal dropped these nuggets of wisdom before the graduating class of 2007:

# Have a good time in your work.

# Find the good stories.

# Just go out there and live.

# Think for yourself and care about other people.

# When you make a mistake, eat it# Love your job, and work harder than the guy next to you

# Nose down, ass up, and go.

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