Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Media and News.

The repository contains 34 quotes in the category “Media and News.”
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I have not personally read this book, because, as a journalist, I am too busy writing about it.

Dave Barry
1947 —     

I read the newspaper avidly. It’s my one form of continuous fiction.

M.P. Aneurin Bevan
1897 — 1960

”Media” is the plural of “mediocre.”

Jimmy Breslin
1930 —     

Journalism consists largely in saying “Lord Jones died” to people who never knew Lord Jones was alive.

G. K. Chesterton
1874 — 1936

Nothing is so remote from us as the thing which is not old enough to be history and not new enough to be news.

G. K. Chesterton
1874 — 1936

Television: a medium. So called because it is neither rare nor well done.

Ernie Kovacs
1919 — 1962

To reporters during a postgame interview.:

Look, I know all your questions and you know all my answers. Aren’t we just wasting each other’s time? Just write down what you’d think I’d say and, at the end of the year, I’ll give you a bottle of vodka and we’ll be even.

Janne Laukkanen
1970 —     

A gossip columnist is someone who uses dirt to make a mountain out of a molehill.

MAD Magazine

Nowadays, the perfect crime is getting caught and then selling your story to TV.

MAD Magazine

The medium is the message.

Marshall McLuhan
1911 — 1980

Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn’t mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar.

Edward R. Murrow
1908 — 1965

It’s amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.

Jerry Seinfeld
1954 —     

Journalism is merely history’s first draft.

Geoffrey C. Ward

A good newspaper is, I suppose, a nation talking to itself.

Arthur Miller
1915 — 2005

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