quotes tagged with 'news'
Author: Welsh Proverb, Source: Unknown
Bad news goes about in clogs, good news in stockinged feet.
Author: Barack Obama, Source: http://www.time.com/time/video/player/0,32068,41728494001_1925...
"What gets you on the news is controversy. The easiest way to get 15 minutes on the news, or your 15 minutes of fame, is to be rude."
Mainstream media are like drive-by shooters. They pull up to a congested area, and they spray a hail of bullets into the crowd. It causes mass hysteria and confusion, mistakes, misinterpretation; sometimes people or their careers die after a Drive-By Media hit. The mainstream media then smirks and laughs, and ride away in their convertible, unnoticed in the excitement heading on down the road to the next drive-by.Author: Rush Limbaugh, Source: unknown
Propaganda becomes vicious and reprehensive only when its authors consciously and deliberately disseminate what they know to be lies, or when they aim at effects which they know to be prejudicial to the common good.Author: Edward Bernays, Source: Propaganda, p. 50
Any society, whether it be social, religious or political, which is possessed of certain beliefs, and sets out to make them known, either by the spoken or written words, is practicing propaganda.Author: Edward Bernays, Source: Propaganda, p. 49
In a world under the influence of propaganda experts, how does a costly truth get out into the world as truth?Author: Mark Crispin Miller, Source: Propaganda, p. 25
In any struggle, it is essential to know what you are fighting for and what you are fighting against. If knowledge of the former is lacking, the will to win will be absent. If knowledge of the latter is absent, confusion and uncertainty will result.Author: J. Edgar Hoover, Source: Unknown
It is nonsense to say there is not enough time to be fully informed. Time given to thought is the greatest time-saver of all.Author: Norman Cousins, Source: Unknown
Only the crassest ignoramus can still hold to the old-fashioned notion that seeing is believing. That which you see is the first thing to disbelieve.Author: Ayn Rand, Source: Atlas Shrugged, p. 317
Our job is to give people not what they want, but what we decide they ought to have.Author: Richard Salant, Source: Unknown