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Unfortunately, the media have trouble distinguishing between real science and propaganda cross-dressed as science

-- Linda Bowles, political columnist

[You reporters] should have printed what he meant, not what he said

-- Earl Bush, press aide to Richard Daley

Journalism consists largely in saying "Lord Jones died" to people who never knew Lord Jones was alive

-- G. K. Chesterton

I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers

-- Gandhi

Whoever controls the media--the images--controls the culture

-- Allen Ginsberg

Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock

-- Ben Hecht

Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it

-- Stephen Leacock

Radio news is bearable. This is due to the fact that while the news is being broadcast the disc jockey is not allowed to talk

-- Fran Lebowitz

Hark, the Herald Tribune sings,
Advertising wondrous things!

-- Tom Lehrer

The telephone company is urging people to *please* not use the telephone unless it is absolutely necessary in order to keep the lines open for emergency personnel. We'll be right back after this break to give away a pair of Phil Collins tickets to caller number 95

-- Los Angeles disc jockey, right after the February 1990 earthquake

I think that I shall never see
A billboard lovely as a tree.
Indeed, unless the billboards fall,
I'll never see a tree at all

-- Ogden Nash, Song of the Open Road, 1945

Journalism is merely history's first draft

-- Geoffrey C. Ward

Its failings notwithstanding, there is much to be said in favor of journalism in that by giving us the opinion of the uneducated, it keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community

-- Oscar Wilde

The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read

-- Oscar Wilde

The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands

-- Oscar Wilde