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Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
~ Spiro T. Agnew

 

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Power without responsibility -- the prerogative of the harlot throughout the ages.
~ Stanley Baldwin

 

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The futility of everything that comes to us from the media is the inescapable consequence of the absolute inability of that particular stage to remain silent. Music, commercial breaks, news flashes, adverts, news broadcasts, movies, presenters -- there is no alternative but to fill the screen; otherwise there would be an irremediable void. That's why the slightest technical hitch, the slightest slip on the part of the presenter becomes so exciting, for it reveals the depth of the emptiness squinting out at us through this little window.
~ Jean Baudrillard

 

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It is precisely the purpose of the public opinion generated by the press to make the public incapable of judging, to insinuate into it the attitude of someone irresponsible, uninformed.
~ Walter Benjamin

 

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The media network has its idols, but its principal idol is its own style which generates an aura of winning and leaves the rest in darkness. It recognizes neither pity nor pitilessness.
~ John Berger

 

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There's no business like show business.
~ Irving Berlin

 

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Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.
~ Bertolt Brecht

 

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The press and politicians. A delicate relationship. Too close, and danger ensues. Too far apart and democracy itself cannot function without the essential exchange of information. Creative leaks, a discreet lunch, interchange in the Lobby, the art of the unattributable telephone call, late at night.
~ Howard Brenton

 

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Media, the plural of mediocrity.
~ Jimmy Breslin

 

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Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen in without hearing.
~ Robert Bresson

 

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I think that in the minds of many, the press is being seen less and less as a neutral observer in the impeachment enterprise and more and more as participants, or even collaborators. [On Media's Participation In Watergate]
~ Patrick Buchanan

 

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If the sexual revolution has been a medical disaster, socially it has been a catastrophe. Why do the media not report and explore the tragic results of the sexual revolution? Because many are collaborators.
~ Patrick Buchanan

 

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The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that of educating people to approach printed matter with distrust.
~ Samuel Butler

 

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A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
~ Albert Camus

 

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We've uncovered some embarrassing ancestors in the not-too-distant past. Some horse thieves, and some people killed on Saturday nights. One of my relatives, unfortunately, was even in the newspaper business.
~ Jimmy Carter

 

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The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite. Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly. News reports, information, statistics, and surveys are everywhere.
~ Michel De Certeau

 

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The United States is unusual among the industrial democracies in the rigidity of the system of ideological control -- ''indoctrination,'' we might say -- exercised through the mass media.
~ Noam Chomsky

 

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The very hirelings of the press, whose trade it is to buoy up the spirits of the people. have uttered falsehoods so long, they have played off so many tricks, that their budget seems, at last, to be quite empty.
~ William Cobbett

 

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It is a misfortune that necessity has induced men to accord greater license to this formidable engine, in order to obtain liberty, than can be borne with less important objects in view; for the press, like fire, is an excellent servant, but a terrible master.
~ James F. Cooper

 

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Wooing the press is an exercise roughly akin to picnicking with a tiger. You might enjoy the meal, but the tiger always eats last.
~ Maureen Dowd

 

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