quotes tagged with 'news'

Bad news goes about in clogs, good news in stockinged feet.


Author: Welsh Proverb, Source: UnknownSaved by dtbrewer in news bias 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"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."

Author: Barack Obama, Source: http://www.time.com/time/video/player/0,32068,41728494001_1925...Saved by rpage in media news obama 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]
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: unknownSaved by bluesfreak in media news slander 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
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. 50Saved by cboyack in truth information news propaganda lie deception 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
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. 49Saved by cboyack in publicity news propaganda society organization group 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
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. 25Saved by cboyack in truth news propaganda lie fact deception 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
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: UnknownSaved by cboyack in liberty fight information ignorance war media news propaganda will knowledge confusion 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
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: UnknownSaved by cboyack in information ignorance news knowledge time 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
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. 317Saved by cboyack in information ignorance media news faith belief 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Our job is to give people not what they want, but what we decide they ought to have.
Author: Richard Salant, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in media news propaganda censorship 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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