Quotes and Sayings about News



"The good news was that Enterprise and the newly arrived Yorktown had attacked the Marshall and Gilbert islands. Those attacks had a great effect on morale."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Effect, Islands, News)

"It is an ill thing to be the first to bring news of ill."
- Aeschylus
(Related: First, News)

"Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages."
- Spiro T. Agnew
(Related: Newspapers)

"Ah, the pleasure, the joy - a big news story that runs and runs, that is played down by some of our journalistic colleagues, saying 'it'll never happen', only to be confirmed by the Home Secretary."
- Kamal Ahmed
(Related: Home, Joy, News, Pleasure, Saying)

"Of, course it always cheers a news editor when a story has what we describe as 'legs' therefore it, erm, runs."
- Kamal Ahmed
(Related: News)

"I suppose I will go on selling newspapers until at last will come the late night final."
- William Maxwell Aitken
(Related: Selling, Newspapers, Night, Will)

"It is commonly said that men are forward to believe whatever is connected with their own interest. This in common cases is true; but it is also true, that when some very great and unexpected good news is brought to us, we find it very difficult to credit it."
- Archibald Alexander
(Related: Men, Credit, Interest, News)

"The news of the open military help to Franco from Hitler and Mussolini, and the heroic resistance of the people of Madrid, Barcelona and the big cities fired a widespread wish to help the Republic and its people."
- Bill Alexander
(Related: People, Cities, Help, Military, News, Open)

"I would rather exercise than read a newspaper."
- Kim Alexis
(Related: Exercise)

"Most people today still believe, perhaps unconsciously, in the heliocentric universe every newspaper in the land has a section on astrology, yet few have anything at all on astronomy."
- Hannes Alfven
(Related: People, Astrology, Astronomy, Land, Today, Universe)

"Yes, you are running businesses, and yes, we understand and accept that, but surely there must be a level beyond which profit from news is simply indecent."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: News, Profit, Running)

"'m thrilled to be joining the incredible team at ABC News. Being asked to anchor 'This Week' and the superb tradition started by David Brinkley, is a tremendous and rare honor, and I look forward to discussing the great domestic and international issues of the day."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Being, Day, Honor, News, Tradition)

"We hear foreign accents on CNN. It's crazy, it's wild, who knows, maybe they'll take you because you certainly don't fit in, in the American spectrum of news."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: American, News)

"Have you noticed that life, with murders and catastrophes and fabulous inheritances, happens almost exclusively in newspapers?"
- Jean Anouilh
(Related: Life, Catastrophes, Newspapers)

"It's amazing that this is still news to people, but that affects the final outcome of the film. When people are treated well, and they're made to feel valued, they give 110 percent."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: People, Film, News)

"The current wisdom now is that if the three networks are covering the news the same way the difference is the anchor people. I think that won't be true in the future."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Wisdom, People, Difference, Future, News, Now)

"People essentially like local news better than network news."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: People, Network, News)

"I want everybody in the news business to think of ABC before they go any place else. If it costs us an extra few thousand dollars to do that, what does it mean?"
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Business, News, Want)

"I don't think the news department will have to lie down and play dead like it has in the past. By and large the network has been understanding, but then so have I."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Lie, Network, News, Past, Play, Understanding, Will)

"But if you cover the World Series on the news or do a feature on an Ali boxing match then all of a sudden ears go up all over the place and people say what the hell are you doing. The reason for that is that we're doing something that people are really interested in."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: People, Boxing, Hell, News, Reason, World)

"In the past ABC has made half-hearted efforts or, worse, cosmetic efforts, to do something about news and I wasn't certain about what their real aim was - nor am I now."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: News, Now, Past)

"One of the reasons why when Elvis dies or the Son of Sam is captured ABC News' ratings go up is because people who don't normally watch news are watching then. The question is, do you want to attract people who don't watch network news or fight over the people who do?"
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Son, People, Fight, Network, News, Question, Want)

"We like to engage in a normal publishing effort, which is to act in a responsible manner and make sure the material is not likely to harm anyone, that it is properly investigated by quality news organizations, and by lawyers and human rights groups and so on."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Quality, Act, Effort, Rights, Harm, Human rights, Lawyers, News, Publishing)

"We get information in the mail, the regular postal mail, encrypted or not, vet it like a regular news organization, format it - which is sometimes something that's quite hard to do, when you're talking about giant databases of information - release it to the public and then defend ourselves against the inevitable legal and political attacks."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Legal, Information, Mail, News, Public, Talking)

"I think the people will- who advocate having a step back and read those public opinion polls on the front page of the newspapers all over this country saying public supports restoration in restoration of the Everglades, protection of the parks and the creation of monuments."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: People, Country, Creation, Monuments, Newspapers, Opinion, Protection, Public, Public opinion, Saying, Will)

"An American of the present day reading his Sunday newspaper in a state of lazy collapse is one of the most perfect symbols of the triumph of quantity over quality that the world has yet seen."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Quality, American, Day, Present, Quantity, Reading, State, World)

"The elimination of the barbaric terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is good news for the world."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: News, World)

"A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure."
- Arthur Baer
(Related: Blood, Pressure)

"There are those who believe we have need of more literature, of a large international publishing house, of a great peace newspaper, or the like. I am rather skeptical about this idea."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Idea, Literature, Publishing)

"We have newsreaders behaving like actors, lowering their voices if it's a sad story, as if we didn't know it's a sad story. There isn't a single cool newsreader."
- Tom Baker
(Related: Actors)

"Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Equality, Heart, Exercise, Play)

"I look at life, the experiences I've had, at the human condition, the dynamics between people, the news (world news), and draw from the compelling realities all around us."
- Leslie Banks
(Related: Life, People, News)

"I live in Spain. Oscars are something that are on TV Sunday night. Basically, very late at night. You don't watch, you just read the news after who won or who lost."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: News, Night, Spain)

"The vast majority of Americans agree with us. We're doing everything that we can. We're advertising, right now we're on television with an advertisement running in the Washington area. We've got newspaper ads."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Advertising, Americans, Majority, Now, Right, Running, Television, Washington)

"There should be a background check every time a firearm is transferred. You shouldn't be able to go to a gun show and buy guns without a background check. There are Internet gun sales, classified ads in the newspapers - and you can buy guns without background checks."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Time, Internet, Newspapers, Sales)

"Newspaper readership is declining like crazy. In fact, there's a good chance that nobody is reading my column."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Chance, Fact, Reading)

"I would not know how I am supposed to feel about many stories if not for the fact that the TV news personalities make sad faces for sad stories and happy faces for happy stories."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Faces, Fact, News)

"The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition... always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Books, Culture, Meaning, News, Repetition)

"News is important information that may influence your investments. Noise is talk or buzz or some headline that prevents you from seeing a story clearly. News is useful. Noise is a distraction. Calling what's noise and news after the fact is easy."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Fact, Influence, Information, May, News, Talk)

"While it's wonderful that investors have access to all the data now available to them, it has become a full-time job to sift through it and separate out the valuable news from the useless noise."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Job, News, Now)

"Business news is sexy."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Business, News)

"When good news about the market hits the front page of the New York Times, sell."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: News)

"I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Disgust, Honor, Man)

"Any newspaper, from the first line to the last, is nothing but a web of horrors, I cannot understand how an innocent hand can touch a newspaper without convulsing in disgust."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Disgust, First, Nothing)

"Lord of the Rings was something I always wanted to do. I read the book when I was about 25, and I was always hoping if it was ever made into a feature film that I would be involved in some way. And then I finally got it, and I was over the moon. It was fantastic news."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Film, Moon, News)

"The good news is that parents are the leading influence on kids' decision not to drink alcohol."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Decision, Alcohol, Influence, Kids, Leading, News, Parents)

"When you are thrown onto the stage at 17 in such an enormous way, it becomes living on the edge because every step you take, every word you speak, every action you do becomes headline news. And it became, for me, life or death."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Death, Life, Action, Living, News, Word)

"I never believe them when they say that because you really have to sort of be aware of what's going on in the news in order to get the jokes on the show."
- Samantha Bee
(Related: Jokes, News, Order)

"I think the show does better with newsmakers and politicians than it does with actors."
- Samantha Bee
(Related: Actors, Politicians)

"The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Knowledge, Community, Respect, State)

"Fashion is treated too much as news rather than what it is, what it does and how it performs."
- Geoffrey Beene
(Related: Fashion, News)

"America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men."
- Alexander Graham Bell
(Related: Men, America, Country)

"Open your newspaper - any day of the week - and you will find a report from somewhere in the world of someone being imprisoned, tortured or executed because his opinions or religion are unacceptable to his government."
- Peter Benenson
(Related: Government, Religion, Being, Day, Open, Opinions, Will, World)

"Many a good newspaper story has been ruined by over verification."
- James Gordon Bennett
"I read the newspaper avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction."
- A. C. Benson
(Related: Fiction)

"So here, at Arsenal, we are often surprised when we are shown some of the newspapers, and at the bottom of an article there is a line saying if you know of anyone who had an affair with a player, call this number. It is very strange to us."
- Dennis Bergkamp
(Related: Newspapers, Saying)

"It's like tabloid news programs that talk about how horrible something is, while at the same time they're glorifying it as their top story."
- Daisy Berkowitz
(Related: Time, News, Talk)

"When you're watching the news, how many days in a row can you watch that and feel good about yourself and the world?"
- Sandra Bernhard
(Related: News, World)

"The greatest felony in the news business today is to be behind, or to miss a big story. So speed and quantity substitute for thoroughness and quality, for accuracy and context."
- Carl Bernstein
(Related: Business, Quality, Accuracy, News, Quantity, Today)

"No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism."
- Annie Besant
(Related: Religion, Atheism, News, Philosophy, World)

"I read the newspapers avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Fiction, Newspapers)

"Washington newspaper men know everything."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Men, Washington)

"A newspaper is lumber made malleable. It is ink made into words and pictures. It is conceived, born, grows up and dies of old age in a day."
- Jim Bishop
(Related: Age, Day, Old, Words)

"The answer scrawled on a blank page in a daily newspaper, was conceived whilst aboard a ferry."
- Harold Stephen Black
"In revealing the workings of government that led to the Vietnam War, the newspapers nobly did precisely that which the Founders hoped and trusted they would do."
- Hugo Black
(Related: Government, War, Newspapers, Vietnam)

"In my view, far from deserving condemnation for their courageous reporting, the New York Times, the Washington Post and other newspapers should be commended for serving the purpose that the Founding Fathers saw so clearly."
- Hugo Black
(Related: Purpose, Fathers, Founding, Newspapers, Post, Washington)

"Even though mother's issues are not front page news, they touch us all personally, some more than others, and I believe passionately in the power of grassroots engagement."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Power, Mother, News)

"Here you have a new technology, and if that technology is going to work, you must allow people to provide central indexes of the data. It's just like a newspaper that publishes classified ads."
- David Boies
(Related: Technology, Work, People)

"Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Newspapers)

"Ever since I've become chairman, there have been profiles of me in People, George, The Washington Post, The Detroit News, and all of them could have been written by the same person."
- Julian Bond
(Related: People, News, Post, Washington)

"Information on the Internet must be as free as in the newspapers."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Information, Internet, Newspapers)

"We need not be theologians to see that we have shifted responsibility for making the world interesting from God to the newspaperman."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: God, Responsibility, World)

"Pick up any newspaper or magazine, open the TV, and you'll be bombarded with suggestions of how to have a successful life. Some of these suggestions are deeply unhelpful to our own projects and priorities - and we should take care."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: Life, Successful, Care, Open, Priorities, Projects)

"There have been as many investigative reporters on this newspaper working on Clinton's many problems as I can remember there were working on Watergate."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: Problems)

"The biggest difference between Kennedy and Nixon, as far as the press is concerned, is simply this: Jack Kennedy really liked newspaper people and he really enjoyed sparring with journalists."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: People, Difference, Nixon, Press)

"Maybe some of today's papers have too many 'feel-good' features, but there is a lot of good news out there."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: News, Today)

"I would listen to how they told the story, to what elements they used, to how it sounded, and that's who I patterned myself after, the people who were on CBS News."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: People, News)

"The only thing I'd ever done with news was to read copy sitting at the microphone in the studio."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: News)

"What they did was to make a pilot and it may well go to series at the next festival but I don't have any news on that. It's already been on Paramount actually, but as it's on Paramount it'll probably be on several more times... hopefully."
- Jo Brand
(Related: May, News)

"He who laughs has not yet heard the bad news."
- Bertolt Brecht
(Related: News)

"I remember driving home one evening while they were reviewing the papers on the radio. One of the articles was about me separating from my wife. It's a weird thing to listen to a news report about the break-up of your marriage."
- Rory Bremner
(Related: Home, Marriage, Wife, Driving, Evening, News)

"Rage is the only quality which has kept me, or anybody I have ever studied, writing columns for newspapers."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Quality, Newspapers, Writing)

"Why something in the public interest such as television news can be fought over, like a chain of hamburger stands, eludes me."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Interest, News, Public, Television)

"If a man, for private profit, tears at the public news, does so with the impatience of one who thinks he actually owns the news you get, it is against the national interest."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Impatience, Interest, Man, News, Profit, Public, Tears)

"I busted out of the place in a hurry and went to a saloon and drank beer and said that for the rest of my life I'd never take a job in a place where you couldn't throw cigarette butts on the floor. I was hooked on this writing for newspapers and magazines."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Life, Beer, Job, Newspapers, Rest, Writing)

"The newspaper fits the reader's program while the listener must fit the broadcaster's program."
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.
"You will read in the newspaper more often about federal courts, but the law that affects people, the trials that affect human beings are by and large in the state courts."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: People, Law, State, Trials, Will)

"I had a great '70s. I survived it, and that's always good news."
- Jeff Bridges
(Related: News)

"The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if it were."
- David Brinkley
(Related: News)

"The only way to do news on television is not to be terrified of it."
- David Brinkley
(Related: News, Television)

"What I think is highly inappropriate is what's going on across the Internet, a kind of political jihad against Dan Rather and CBS News that's quite outrageous."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: Internet, News)

"I think they are paying a lot more attention to news now, by the way, in part because of national-security issues. A lot of young people have friends or family in the military today."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: Family, People, Attention, Friends, Military, News, Now, Today)

"Don't overstate Fox News. It's still much smaller than the least of the network niches."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: Network, News)

"I've done it with Broadcast News-where there was no finish line, there was no agenda that I had to move all the characters to this point, that I was sort of open to what happens."
- James L. Brooks
(Related: News, Open)

"The American mind, unlike the English, is not formed by books, but, as Carl Sandburg once said to me... by newspapers and the Bible."
- Van Wyck Brooks
(Related: Bible, American, Books, English, Mind, Newspapers)

"We are in the business of gathering the news. We're not in the business of talking about the news."
- Aaron Brown
(Related: Business, News, Talking)

"TV news is what you want it to be, and if you want it to be different, take a look at what you watch."
- Aaron Brown
(Related: News, Want)

"Whitney and I have fun reading the newspaper sometimes. You'd be amazed at the places they say I've been."
- Bobby Brown
(Related: Fun, Reading)

"The Emancipation Proclamation, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was put into effect on January 1, 1863, but news of the Proclamation and enforcement did not reach Texas until after the end of the Civil War almost two years later."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: War, Effect, End, News, President, Years)

"Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage - and that's good news for Ohio."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Living, News, Wage)

"Tell us exactly - certainly our listeners - why does it appear that some folks, certainly in the Democratic Party and in the news media - seem to be afraid of you?"
- Tony Brown
(Related: Media, News, Party)

"My knowledge of the state of President Roosevelt's health was derived entirely from conversations, from newspaper articles and from photographs."
- David Bruce
(Related: Health, Knowledge, President, State)

"Saying the Washington Post is just a newspaper is like saying Rasputin was just a country priest."
- Pat Buchanan
(Related: Country, Post, Saying, Washington)

"I think back to some of the things Harry said and some of the things I said trying to be funny. If I said them now, it would be on the front page of every newspaper in the country."
- Jack Buck
(Related: Funny, Country, Now, Trying)

"The votes of 60,000 Floridians were not counted. The Court threw out all 60,00 votes. And that's what the newspapers around the country are counting now."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Country, Court, Newspapers, Now)

"From watching the news one would think the Iraqis want us out of their country. But an overwhelming majority of Iraqis support our involvement there. Our freedom is contagious and we helped liberate them."
- Jim Bunning
(Related: Country, Freedom, Majority, News, Support, Want)

"Frankly, despite my horror of the press, I'd love to rise from the grave every ten years or so and go buy a few newspapers."
- Luis Bunuel
(Related: Love, Grave, Horror, Newspapers, Press, Years)

"The mass media in the days of newspapers and television it's hard to be able to find a story that's about just what you're interested in at the time you're interested in it."
- Guy Burgess
(Related: Time, Media, Newspapers, Television)

"You know, one wonderful thing that came out of my Enquirer experience is that, in my case, it was ruled tabloids are magazines. Which means they didn't have the protection that a newspaper has."
- Carol Burnett
(Related: Experience, Protection)

"I was on the cover of a lot of newspapers. I was on the cover of USA Today for every single day for a month. I was on the masthead, so I tend to get recognized a lot, and in weird places. It's always flattering, and it's always odd. It's always at the worst possible time."
- Augusten Burroughs
(Related: Time, Day, Newspapers, Today)

"They pulled Resurrection out of the theatres, so it was running in New York and I was nominated for the Oscar and there was no ad in the newspapers to say it was running. So it was literally killed."
- Ellen Burstyn
(Related: Newspapers, Running)

"We always get up about 5:30, and George gets up and goes in and gets the coffee and brings it to me, and that's been our ritual since we got married. And we read the newspapers in bed and drink coffee for about an hour probably, read our briefing papers."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Bed, Coffee, Newspapers, Ritual)

"The sinews of art and literature, like those of war, are money."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Art, Money, War, Literature)

"When the BBC decided to bring Doctor Who back as a feature film a few years ago, one national newspaper ran a poll to ask its readers who should be the new Doctor, and I topped it."
- Simon Callow
(Related: Film, Years)

"The news comes somewhat late, but I'm glad to hear it nevertheless."
- Malcolm Campbell
(Related: News)

"In fact, I don't read newspapers any longer."
- Naomi Campbell
(Related: Fact, Newspapers)

"Success is the space one occupies in the newspaper. Success is one day's insolence."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Success, Day, Space)

"The Internet has exceeded our collective expectations as a revolutionary spring of information, news, and ideas. It is essential that we keep that spring flowing. We must not thwart the Internet's availability by taxing access to it."
- Chris Cannon
(Related: Ideas, Expectations, Information, Internet, News, Spring)

"Don't believe everything that you read in the newspapers."
- Andrew Card
(Related: Newspapers)

"You shouldn't presume that all quotes that are in a magazine or a newspaper are accurate."
- Andrew Card
(Related: Quotes)

"Until we have a better relationship between private performance and the public truth, as was demonstrated with Watergate, we as the public are absolutely right to remain suspicious, contemptuous even, of the secrecy and the misinformation which is the digest of our news."
- John Le Carre
(Related: Truth, Performance, News, Public, Right, Secrecy)

"Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone."
- Hodding Carter
(Related: Darkness, News, Television)

"The news of the discovery spread fast all over the country, and inquisitive enquiries mingled with congratulations from this moment became the daily programme."
- Howard Carter
(Related: Country, Discovery, News)

"I don't think business news is just for old white men with money."
- Neil Cavuto
(Related: Business, Men, Money, News, Old)

"I want to democratize business news."
- Neil Cavuto
(Related: Business, News, Want)

"I want you to know that, despite what you might read at times in the newspapers or see on the television news, we have actually been getting a lot of things done the last several months, the U.S.-Canada relationship."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Months, News, Newspapers, Television, Want)

"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
(Related: Information, Media, News, Now, Silence, Statistics)

"Here, the broader issues are already familiar, and discussion has focused at a more sophisticated and detailed level. Within the philosophy of mind, the problem of consciousness is no big news."
- David Chalmers
(Related: Consciousness, Mind, News, Philosophy)

"A magazine or a newspaper is a shop. Each is an experiment and represents a new focus, a new ratio between commerce and intellect."
- John Jay Chapman
(Related: Commerce, Focus, Intellect)

"Having loving and supporting parents didn't make me feel any better about the possibility of seeing my personal life splashed across newspapers and tabloids."
- Mary Cheney
(Related: Life, Possibility, Newspapers, Parents)

"It's always better to deliver the news yourself rather than allow your boss to be surprised."
- Mary Cheney
(Related: Boss, News)

"The formation of the News America Publishing Group will lead to greater editorial excitement, new business opportunities and greater efficiencies and coordination."
- Peter Chernin
(Related: Business, America, Excitement, News, Publishing, Will)

"When news of the crash came, probably a lot of people in small towns and farms across America felt a sense of grim satisfaction that the sinners had finally been punished for their wicked ways."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: People, America, News, Satisfaction, Sense)

"Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Life, Fiction, Journalism, Newspapers, Popular, World)

"One is that that's the way we started and we thought there would be more value and less confusion if the business model was just based on delivering news that's of value to Web sites."
- Jay Chiat
(Related: Business, Thought, Confusion, News, Value)

"Well, if you don't want your relatives and friends to die, help me spread the news. Let people know about immortality device. That way, your loved ones won't die."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: People, Friends, Immortality, Help, News, Relatives, Want)

"I trust it will not be giving away professional secrets to say that many readers would be surprised, perhaps shocked, at the questions which some newspaper editors will put to a defenseless woman under the guise of flattery."
- Kate Chopin
(Related: Trust, Editors, Flattery, Giving, Questions, Secrets, Will, Woman)

"News, news, news - that is what we want. You cannot beat news in a newspaper."
- Arthur Christiansen
(Related: News, Want)

"I had all of one nanosecond to savor the news before we had to move on to other problems."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: News, Problems)

"Just about any story we think about doing, whether we've read it in a newspaper, heard it on the radio or come upon it through word of mouth - by the time you get there, every other network, cable station and talk show is already racing to the scene."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Time, Network, Racing, Talk, Word)

"You know, there are not only - all of the networks, and I mean every television news operation and print and radio and magazines, newspapers, all of them, are remiss in the diversity area. I mean, none of these organizations have reached a level of parity."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Diversity, News, Newspapers, Television)

"Today, especially, when there are so many stations for viewers to choose from, if they want news, they always come to CNN and that's where I wanted to be."
- Connie Chung
(Related: News, Today, Want)

"We're going to develop - what we want to do is to provide the viewers with what they want from CNN and that is the news. So when people tune in, they'll get the latest news, but they'll also get the biggest story of the day in depth, as CNN does so well."
- Connie Chung
(Related: People, Day, News, Want)

"The sinews of war are infinite money."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Money, War, Infinite)

"I was one of the first generations to watch television. TV exposes people to news, to information, to knowledge, to entertainment. How is it bad?"
- Tom Clancy
(Related: People, Knowledge, Entertainment, First, Generations, Information, News, Television)

"Sometimes we read or hear too much news that makes us fearful or suspicious of others. We can forget that most of the people that we know, or at least encounter regularly, are decent and friendly."
- Adrienne Clarkson
(Related: People, Forget, News)

"I have to watch the news or my day is not complete."
- Patricia Clarkson
(Related: Day, News)

"You promised to take care of me and not to turn your back on me. How is it possible that you never wrote to me even once and you never came back to see me? Do you think that it is fun for me to spend months, even years, without any news, without any hope!"
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Care, Fun, Months, News, Years)

"My style has been pretty much like a newspaper. It's got politics in it, it's got media, sports, family relations, you know, all the sections you would expect, and wonderful religion things."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Family, Politics, Religion, Sports, Media, Pretty, Style)

"Another thing that's quite different in writing a book as a practicing newspaperman is that if you look at what you've written the next morning and you think you didn't get it quite right, you can fix it."
- Adam Clymer
(Related: Right, Writing)

"A newspaper should be the maximum of information, and the minimum of comment."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Information)

"The good news is that even minimal activity can significantly extend life."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Life, News)

"I have a piece of great and sad news to tell you: I am dead."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: News)

"The good news is, we're not bankrupt. The bad news is, we're close."
- Richard J. Codey
(Related: News)

"I want to be an advocate for the people who don't have time to read the newspaper... or the money to make a political contribution."
- Richard J. Codey
(Related: Money, Time, People, Want)

"I wrote things for the school's newspaper, and - like all teenagers - I dabbled in poetry."
- Stephen Colbert
(Related: Poetry, School, Teenagers)

"My main expertise is in the past, but if I have to extrapolate into the future, I would say: no good news any time soon and an obvious exit strategy is not apparent to me."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Time, Strategy, Expertise, Future, News, Obvious, Past)

"Our society has changed in unforeseeable ways since Social Security was created. For example, we are living longer, healthier, and more productive lives and while this is all great news, this has also placed added pressure on America's retirement system."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Society, America, Example, Living, News, Pressure, Retirement, Security)

"I think I'm a born storyteller. Inspiration is all around me. I can read a newspaper article and come up with an idea for a book."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: Idea, Inspiration)

"I can't come on like a parent to these kids, if I do, I won't be able to have fun working with them. The good news is they all have parents. The younger ones, their parents by law have to be on set."
- Stephen Collins
(Related: Fun, Kids, Law, News, Parents)

"There is too much illustrating of the news these days. I look at many editorial cartoons and I don't know what the cartoonists are saying or how they feel about a certain issue."
- Paul Conrad
(Related: Cartoons, News, Saying)

"Call it vanity, call it arrogant presumption, call it what you wish, but I would grope for the nearest open grave if I had no newspaper to work for, no need to search for and sometimes find the winged word that just fits, no keen wonder over what each unfolding day may bring."
- Bob Considine
(Related: Work, Day, Grave, May, Open, Vanity, Wonder, Word)

"The news today that Bush has vowed to veto any legislation that reviews the security implications of the Dubai Port World's potential management of our ports is ludicrous and the entire Democratic Party is calling him to task for it."
- John Conyers
(Related: Management, Legislation, News, Party, Potential, Security, Today, World)

"I think it's a good thing that there are bloggers out there watching very closely and holding people accountable. Everyone in the news should be able to hold up to that kind of scrutiny. I'm for as much transparency in the newsgathering process as possible."
- Anderson Cooper
(Related: People, News)

"That studies have shown that more people are getting up earlier, they're getting their news earlier. They're getting less sleep, getting up at earlier hours."
- Katie Couric
(Related: People, News, Sleep)

"They see us interacting with people, they see us doing serious interviews, they see us having fun, and when you're conversing with someone, you get a much clearer impression of who that person is than if they are just reading into a news piece."
- Katie Couric
(Related: People, Impression, Fun, News, Reading)

"It's interesting actually, what's gone on with that footage, and also what happened with the footage from the war in Afghanistan, is that our news reporting is pretty much along the lines of pornography now."
- Alex Cox
(Related: War, Afghanistan, News, Now, Pornography, Pretty)

"Suddenly the whole imagination of writing and editorial and newspaper and all these presumptions about who am I reading this, and who else other people may be, and all that, it's so grimly brutal!"
- Robert Creeley
(Related: Imagination, People, May, Reading, Writing)

"The great sadness of my life is that I never achieved the hour newscast, which would not have been twice as good as the half-hour newscast, but many times as good."
- Walter Cronkite
(Related: Life, Sadness)

"Everything is being compressed into tiny tablets. You take a little pill of news every day - 23 minutes - and that's supposed to be enough."
- Walter Cronkite
(Related: Being, Day, News)

"Occasionally I'll watch Fox News for as long as I can tolerate it, or CNN. I'll watch until I get infuriated, but you got to know what they're talking about and what they're not talking about."
- David Cross
(Related: News, Talking)

"To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Education, Discipline, First, Mind, Reading, Worth)

"If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly."
- Mario Cuomo
(Related: Law, News, Reputation, Ruin, Taxes)

"A newspaper is the lowest thing there is."
- Richard J. Daley
"You've just got to focus on excellence and try not to be distracted by the news and the rumors and the absurdities of the stories that were coming out."
- James Daly
(Related: Excellence, Focus, News, Rumors)

"The news of any politician's death should be listed under "Public Improvements.""
- Frank Dane
(Related: Death, News)

"Write about society as news and treat it like sociology."
- Clifton Daniel
(Related: Society, News)

"That's whatever news topic, whatever political process any country is going through - whenever they are in the news, that's when they exist. If you don't see them they don't exist."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: Country, News)

"With the newspaper strike on, I wouldn't consider dying."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Dying)

"At that time, the people that were in the animated film business were mostly guys who were unsuccessful newspaper cartoonists. In other words, their ability to draw living things was practically nil."
- Marc Davis
(Related: Business, Time, People, Ability, Film, Living, Words)

"I had some connections from the newspapers that I did work with up there, so there was a newspaper publisher in Hollywood, and they promised me work and so on."
- Marc Davis
(Related: Work, Hollywood, Newspapers)

"TO preach a sermon or edit a newspaper were the two things in life which I always felt I could do with credit to myself and benefit to the world, if I only had the chance."
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Related: Life, Chance, Credit, World)

"I was editor of my high school literary magazine and a reporter for the school newspaper."
- Jeffery Deaver
(Related: Literary, School)

"After this, I took private lessons in Italian from an elementary school teacher. He gave me themes to write about, and some of them turned out so well that he told me to publish them in a newspaper."
- Grazia Deledda
(Related: School)

"The only gossip I'm interested in is things from the Weekly World News - 'Woman's bra bursts, 11 injured'. That kind of thing."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Gossip, News, World)

"Tell your husbands any bad news when everything is calm, not just as they come through the door."
- Indra Devi
(Related: Husbands, News)

"Not every programme dealing with issues of global significance has to be fronted by last week's winner of Have I Got News For You-but I suppose you might be wrong."
- Jonathan Dimbleby
(Related: News, Wrong)

"Television is not the exclusive target of promoters. Is Superman really worthy of a Newsweek cover?"
- Phil Donahue
(Related: Television)

"To a journalist, good news is often not news at all."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: News)

"I think the idea of creating a television news source that is not beholden to corporate interests is nirvana."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: Idea, Corporate, News, Television)

"But my observation has been, certainly in the news business, you've got to give 110 percent."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Business, News, Observation)

"But in 1941, on December 8th, after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, my mother bought a radio and we listened to the war news. We'd not had a radio up to that time. I was born in 1934, so I was seven years of age."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Age, War, Time, Mother, December, News, Years)

"Some days the competition would beat me and I'd go home thinking awful thoughts, want to hide under the bed, depressed. But of course, in the news business, when you're working a daily news broadcast, you get your victories and defeats every day."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Home, Business, Thoughts, Bed, Competition, Day, News, Thinking, Want)

"News conferences are the only chance the American public has to see Ronald Reagan use his mind."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: American, Chance, Mind, News, Public)

"Democrats were simply hoping to win some political points by getting their outlandish rhetoric published in the newspapers and heard on the talk shows."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Democrats, Newspapers, Rhetoric, Talk)

"Some of the best news stories start in gossip. Monica Lewinsky certainly was gossip in the beginning. I had heard it months before I printed it."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Beginning, Gossip, Months, News)

"Television saved the movies. The Internet is going to save the news business."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Business, Movies, Internet, News, Television)

"If the first lady is concerned about this Internet cycle, what would she have done during the heyday when there was 12, 13 editions of a paper in one day? What would she have done with that news cycle?"
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Day, First, Lady, Internet, News)

"I never think too far into the future. I'm too busy thinking about tomorrow's news."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Future, News, Thinking, Tomorrow)

"I was first to break the news about the death of Lady Diana. The CNN team couldn't get into makeup fast enough."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Death, First, Lady, Makeup, News)

"I've written thousands of stories, started hundreds of news cycles."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: News)

"There ain't any news in being good. You might write the doings of all the convents of the world on the back of a postage stamp, and have room to spare."
- Finley Peter Dunne
(Related: Being, News, World)

"News reports don't change the world. Only facts change it, and those have already happened when we get the news."
- Friedrich Durrenmatt
(Related: Change, Facts, News, World)

"So at 16 I got a job at the local radio station. And I was working after school and weekends. I did the news; I did everything. I did - played records."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Job, News, School)

"But by showing us live coverage of every bad thing happening everywhere in the world, cable news makes life seem like it's just an endless string of disasters - when, for most people in most places today, life is fairly good."
- Gregg Easterbrook
(Related: Life, People, Disasters, News, Today, World)

"I'm a very straight-laced, conservative news kind of guy."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Conservative, News)

"That's the problem with news interviews, you work your tail off to get prominent figures in the news on the radio, but once they've been on, the event passes, the urgency, the issues you talked about evaporate."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Work, News)

"In college, I got interested in news because the world was coming apart. The civil rights movement, the antiwar movement, the women's right movement. That focused my radio ambitions toward news."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Women, Civil rights, College, News, World)

"I can't turn on the television without seeing me, or open the newspaper without seeing me and, honestly, I'm sick to death of me."
- Elizabeth Edwards
(Related: Death, Open, Television)

"This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook."
- Larry Elder
(Related: Control, Battle, Emotion, Laws, Legislation, Logic, News, Passion, Reason)

"I've got news for you: There are going to be people other than Christians in the hereafter. What are you going to do about it? Are you not going to go?"
- Jane Elliot
(Related: People, News)

"The decisive moment in the defeat of upper class, capital-S, Society may have come when, in newspapers all over the nation, what used to be call the Society page was replaced by the Style section."
- Joseph Epstein
(Related: Society, Class, Defeat, May, Nation, Newspapers, Style)

"The bad news motivated the drill instructors that much more."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: News)

"And so there are so many good things going on all across Iraq and unfortunately that's not what the American people see on TV or they don't read a lot about it in the newspapers."
- Donald Evans
(Related: People, American, Iraq, Newspapers)

"I had a financial page to write in the Mail on Sunday where I'd give tips on shares. I worked there for two and a half years. Nothing compares to the burst of energy felt on a newsroom floor when a big story breaks."
- Adam Faith
(Related: Financial, Energy, Mail, Nothing, Years)

"I have always had strong maternal instincts. Even when I was still a child I cut out pictures of prams from newspapers and imagined the feeling of pushing my own pram through fresh winter snow and seeing the wheels' tracks behind me in the snow."
- Agnetha Faltskog
(Related: Feeling, Newspapers, Snow, Winter)

"It's strange that the newspapers don't see a connection between their false revelations about my private life and my need for seclusion and security."
- Agnetha Faltskog
(Related: Life, Connection, Newspapers, Security)

"Money is the sinews of love, as of war."
- George Farquhar
(Related: Money, War, Love)

"The good news is that a competitive dollar in the global market and a strong dollar at home are compatible in both the long run and during the transition to a more competitive dollar."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Home, News)

"I was the editor of the school newspaper and in drama club and choir, so I was not a popular girl in the traditional sense, but I think I was known for being relatively scathing."
- Tina Fey
(Related: Being, Drama, Popular, School, Sense)

"A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not."
- Henry Fielding
(Related: News, Words)

"I am encouraged by the news today that United States special operations personnel found, identified and killed the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the operational commander of the al-Qaeda led insurgency in Iraq. Al-Zarqawi was the public face of the insurgency."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Iraq, News, Public, states, Today, United)

"I buy newspapers to make money to buy more newspapers to make more money."
- Lord Thomson of Fleet
(Related: Money, Newspapers)

"Webster and I are very aloof. The two of us go and sit there by ourselves. I sit by myself in the corner with my book and the newspaper. He kind of runs around a little bit, and then he goes and sits on top of the picnic table. He never plays with other little dogs."
- Calista Flockhart
(Related: Dogs)

"We don't have access to a national forum that we had in those days, through the news magazines which were the television news of the time. It's very disturbing to me that we've sort of been pushed to the corners."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: Time, News, Television)

"What is news? It's hard to quantify. Certainly news has changed completely, and the morning shows are not really designed to bring you the news, except to tell you what happened overnight, and the rest of it is a kind of magazine mentality - a little bit of this, a little bit of that. It's harder to be an educated and informed citizen."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: News, Rest)

"When I die there may be a paragraph or two in the newspapers. My name will linger in the British Museum Reading Room catalogue for a space at the head of a long list of books for which no one will ever ask."
- C. S. Forester
(Related: Books, May, Name, Newspapers, Reading, Space, Will)

"The work is with me when I wake up in the morning; it is with me while I eat my breakfast in bed and run through the newspaper, while I shave and bathe and dress."
- C. S. Forester
(Related: Work, Bed, Dress)

"I write early in the morning, usually after reading portions of at least half a dozen newspapers on the web."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Newspapers, Reading)

"Nothing had changed in my routine, except that when I went down the chippy and got me special fried rice, it would be wrapped in a newspaper that had my picture all over it."
- Robbie Fowler
(Related: Nothing, Routine)

"Great were the lamentation and the cry when the news of this mischance was noised about the city. Such a tumult of mourning was never before heard, for the whole city was moved."
- Marie de France
(Related: Mourning, News)

"Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!"
- Anne Frank
(Related: News, Potential)

"The news is the one thing the networks can point to with pride. Everything else they do is crap, and they know it."
- Fred W. Friendly
(Related: News, Pride)

"Anger is one of the sinews of the soul."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Anger, Soul)

"More and more the world is growing to love a lover, and one has only to read the newspapers to see how sympathetic are the times to any generous and adventurous display of the passions."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Love, Newspapers, World)

"I'd like to get back into journalism. I'm hoping someone will offer me a job as a commentator or one of those political analysts that you see on the news shows all the time."
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: Time, Job, Journalism, News, Will)

"There isn't as much passion and outrage in today's newspapers. That may be because of a corporate decision, but they've lost their personality."
- Michael Gartner
(Related: Decision, Corporate, May, Newspapers, Passion, Personality, Today)

"I started writing and photographing for different publications and finally ended up being the correspondent in South Asia, for the Geneva-based Journal de Geneve, which at one time used to be one of the best international newspapers in Europe."
- Francois Gautier
(Related: Time, Being, Europe, Newspapers, Writing)

"I feel that I belong to the 19th century. Some composers' music is very topical. It almost says, 'This is about what I read in newspapers yesterday.' Not mine."
- Gordon Getty
(Related: Music, Composers, Newspapers, Yesterday)

"During the early months of the war in 1914 there was a conflict of opinion between the War Office and the Foreign Office regarding news from the Front."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: War, Conflict, Months, News, Office, Opinion)

"It was 1966 by the time I started taking pictures seriously and books, newspapers and magazines of the time were full of great pictures that helped to inspire me."
- Fay Godwin
(Related: Time, Books, Newspapers)

"The evening news is a concept whose time has come and gone."
- Bernard Goldberg
(Related: Time, Evening, News)

"You know, the men go to tea houses with the expectation that they will have a nice quiet evening and not read about it the next morning in the newspaper."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Men, Evening, Expectation, Houses, Quiet, Tea, Will)

"The newspaper is the natural enemy of the book, as the whore is of the decent woman."
- Edmond De Goncourt
(Related: Enemy, Woman)

"Our great American writers were all newspaper people."
- John Gould
(Related: People, American, Writers)

"News is the first rough draft of history."
- Philip L. Graham
(Related: History, Draft, First, News)

"There is good news in the data the strongest support for priests is to be found among the younger generation."
- Andrew Greeley
(Related: News, Support)

"Over and over again-in the movie, I have nine different people who have worked for Fox News network who have come forward and talked on camera, three of them anonymously, by the way."
- Robert Greenwald
(Related: People, Network, News)

"Australia is a huge rest home, where no unwelcome news is ever wafted on to the pages of the worst newspapers in the world."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Home, News, Newspapers, Rest, World)

"Leaks and whispers are a daily routine of news-gathering in Washington."
- William Greider
(Related: News, Routine, Washington)

"The news is staged, anticipated, reported, analyzed until all interest is wrung from it and abandoned for some new novelty."
- Thomas Griffith
(Related: Interest, News, Novelty)

"Journalism as theater is what TV news is."
- Thomas Griffith
(Related: Journalism, News, Theater)

"I found out that you could audition by sending a picture of yourself and some information to Newsround."
- Rupert Grint
(Related: Information)

"I draw a weekly comic strip called Life in Hell, which is syndicated in about 250 newspapers. That's what I did before The Simpsons, and what I plan to do for the rest of my life."
- Matt Groening
(Related: Life, Hell, Newspapers, Rest)

"And just when we were at the end of our design process there was the news that the Italian government and the U.S. government had signed an agreement to fly the first Italian astronaut on that flight."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: Design, Government, Agreement, End, First, News)

"I realized that I had traveled to Havana during what now seems like the childhood of the Cuban Revolution, if you think that Fidel has now been in power for 44 extremely long years. I started looking at the revolution as history, and not as part of the daily news."
- Alma Guillermoprieto
(Related: Power, History, Childhood, Revolution, News, Now, Years)

"What interested me was not news, but appraisal. What I sought was to grasp the flavor of a man, his texture, his impact, what he stood for, what he believed in, what made him what he was and what color he gave to the fabric of his time."
- John Gunther
(Related: Time, Man, News)

"The last copy of the Chicago Daily News I picked up had three crime stories on its front page. But by comparison to the gaudy days, this is small-time stuff. Chicago is as full of crooks as a saw with teeth, but the era when they ruled the city is gone forever."
- John Gunther
(Related: Chicago, Crime, News)

"I was totally absorbed in the real world, the politics, the history, the news, and I just couldn't find my way into the fictional world... When I finally could return to writing the novel, it was in fits and starts."
- David Guterson
(Related: History, Politics, News, World, Writing)

"They called to tell me that I was going to be returning to RAW. I left immediately to run home and tell Jackie. She said, I have some news for you-I'm expecting."
- Charlie Haas
(Related: Home, News)

"No news is good news."
- Ludovic Halevy
(Related: News)

"It was important on The Shipping News to have my house far enough away from each location so I had this time in the morning to think about my shots and still remain open to surprises once I got to the set."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Time, News, Open, Surprises)

"It is the advertiser who provides the paper for the subscriber. It is not to be disputed, that the publisher of a newspaper in this country, without a very exhaustive advertising support, would receive less reward for his labor than the humblest mechanic."
- Alexander Hamilton
(Related: Advertising, Country, Labor, Reward, Support)

"You are welcome to your intellectual pastimes and books and art and newspapers; welcome, too, to your bars and your whisky that only makes me ill. Here am I in the forest, quite content."
- Knut Hamsun
(Related: Art, Books, Content, Newspapers)

"And we also read Newsweek, Time and several newspapers."
- Hanoi Hannah
(Related: Time, Newspapers)

"Political reporters no longer get to decide what's news. The days when a minister gave briefings to a dozen lobby correspondents, and thereby dictated the next day's headlines, are over. Now, a thousand bloggers decide for themselves what is interesting. If enough of them are tickled then, bingo, you're news."
- Daniel Hannan
(Related: Day, News, Now)

"The nicest thing is to open the newspapers and not to find yourself in them."
- George Harrison
(Related: Newspapers, Open)

"The pressure to be timely with news has increased every year."
- Mary Hart
(Related: News, Pressure)

"People magazine had been around for a short period of time, but nobody had thought about putting entertainment news on a nightly basis on television."
- Mary Hart
(Related: Time, Thought, People, Entertainment, News, Television)

"In a lot of cases, as in Tom and Nicole's case, the tabloids were about to break the story, so they said just let the news out. And they called organizations such as ours."
- Mary Hart
(Related: News)

"There have been many cases in which stars have come to us first to break the news because they knew the pressure was on. They wanted to have it on the air so that they could give their honest evaluation of the situation."
- Mary Hart
(Related: First, News, Pressure, Stars)

"In my opinion, any man who can afford to buy a newspaper should not be allowed to own one."
- Roy Hattersley
(Related: Man, Opinion)

"We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too."
- Helen Hayes
(Related: Heroes, News)

"When you have a country that can boast that more than 95 percent of its eligible workforce is employed and pumping money back into economy, that's exceptionally good news, especially as we prepare to observe Labor Day."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Money, Country, Day, Economy, Labor, News)

"And you probably remember all of those papers and documents that they had published in the newspapers. And, you know, when you look at that, it really was their own little jihad that they had going. It just wasn't taken very seriously then."
- Patty Hearst
(Related: Newspapers)

"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
(Related: Time, Newspapers, Reading, Trying, World)

"In these times we fight for ideas and newspapers are our fortress."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: Ideas, Fight, Newspapers)

"If I get married, I think I'd pick out a newspaperman rather than a millionaire. A newspaperman is a regular fellow."
- Anna Held
"It still surprises me when I find something in any North Carolina newspaper that isn't mad at me about something."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: Surprises)

"It is good news, worthy of all acceptation; and yet not too good to be true."
- Matthew Henry
(Related: News)

"If the news isn't there, don't create it. If I look at local news, I don't know what's real."
- Willie Herenton
(Related: News)

"Let's give the conventions back to the politicians. If we think there's any news, we can tack it on afterward as commentary. But the conventions should be their show, not ours."
- Don Hewitt
(Related: News, Politicians)

"The test of an author is not to be found merely in the number of his phrases that pass current in the corner of newspapers... but in the number of passages that have really taken root in younger minds."
- Thomas W. Higginson
(Related: Newspapers)

"But the good news is that out in the countryside, just about every place that's got a zip code has somebody or some group of people battling the economic and political exclusion that Wall Street and Washington are shoving down our throats."
- Jim Hightower
(Related: People, News, Washington)

"The good news, though, is that I find in my political travels that people, as regular citizens, are more interested than ever in getting together and having discussions. They want to hear about other viewpoints that differ entirely from what the administration is putting out."
- Jim Hightower
(Related: People, News, Want)

"The essays in The Great Taos Bank Robbery were my project to win a Master of Arts degree in English when I quit being a newspaper editor and went back to college."
- Tony Hillerman
(Related: Being, College, English, Project)

"Honestly, I'm more into the computer, the Internet, and checking out scores or the news."
- Martina Hingis
(Related: Computer, Internet, News)

"There's an awful lot of terrible television which I could do, but I mostly stick to Have I Got News for You."
- Ian Hislop
(Related: News, Television)

"There is no such thing as national advertising. All advertising is local and personal. It's one man or woman reading one newspaper in the kitchen or watching TV in the den."
- Morris Hite
(Related: Advertising, Kitchen, Man, Reading, Woman)

"To the old, the new is usually bad news."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: News, Old)

"The confusing thing, I thought, was that most of America already knew that we were overly reliant on oil, especially on foreign oil. But it was news that this administration had begun to at least acknowledge that problem."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Thought, America, News, Oil)

"The good news is that Jesus is coming back. The bad news is that he's really pissed off."
- Bob Hope
(Related: News)

"Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Business)

"Where ignorance is bliss it's foolish to borrow your neighbor's newspaper."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Ignorance)

"Do you know anything that in all its innocence is more humiliating than the funny pages of a Sunday newspaper in America?"
- Johan Huizinga
(Related: Funny, America, Innocence)

"We've had a series of major news stories that have brought in viewers who either were sampling to see what else was available or were normal news watchers. The Florida recount and the end of the election was a huge development. And then 9/11 came along."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Development, End, News)

"MSNBC got some very good people. They've got a good-looking set. All They're first-class. Somewhere along the way, they kind of lost their identity as a news channel, and they started doing a lot of other sort of magazine-type programming."
- Brit Hume
(Related: People, First, Identity, News, Programming)

"Surveys have shown going back as far as you and I can remember that people have perceived a leftward tilt in the basic coverage that they get on TV news."
- Brit Hume
(Related: People, News)

"Television has certain imperatives that CNN had the luxury of ignoring for a long period of time. CNN could take the position that the news would be the star, because in most of the programming day, they were the only all-news operation on the air."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Time, Day, Luxury, News, Programming, Television)

"People realized that they could come on Fox News Sunday, and they would be well and fairly treated."
- Brit Hume
(Related: People, News)

"I think that what people want from cable news channels is the sense that if there's hard news, it's going to come up immediately."
- Brit Hume
(Related: People, News, Sense, Want)

"Local television and local TV news isn't telling the voters about local candidates."
- Reed Hundt
(Related: News, Television)

"I had brought up from Chile a contract agent whose cover was that of a newspaper publisher in Santiago, a young, very talented man, named Dave Phillips, who later on carved quite a career for himself in the agency."
- E. Howard Hunt
(Related: Career, Man)

"He is not someone who went off to play in Europe and only a few Americans follow. He has the potential to be on magazine covers and more newspaper coverage."
- Lamar Hunt
(Related: Americans, Europe, Play, Potential)

"I have had only two men in four years while he appears every week on the newspapers with another woman."
- Michelle Hunziker
(Related: Men, Newspapers, Woman, Years)

"I never quite understand why we watch the news. There doesn't really seem much point watching somebody tell you what the news is when you could quite easily listen to it on the radio."
- John Hurt
(Related: News)

"I listen to XM radio because I can get so many overseas news stations."
- William Hurt
(Related: News)

"The network and local TV angle of broadcast television has received a black eye for not properly debating within the news issues that should be debated, instead of shuffling them of to television advertising."
- Mark E. Hyman
(Related: Advertising, Eye, Network, News, Television)

"The news is what it is. It's going to be good, it's going to be positive, it's going to be negative. It's going to have all sorts of effects on candidates always."
- Mark E. Hyman
(Related: Negative, Positive, News)

"When news comes out, it ought to be reported. There shouldn't be a moratorium based on legitimate news, just because it may or may not affect one candidate or the other. That's just absurd."
- Mark E. Hyman
(Related: May, News)

"Don't count out other amazing programming like Frontline. You will still find more hours of in-depth news programming, investigative journalism and analysis on PBS than on any other outlet."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Frontline, Journalism, News, Programming, Will)

"I have seen the movement of the sinews of the sky, And the blood coursing in the veins of the moon."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Blood, Moon, Sky)

"Look, obviously that was - created quite a firestorm, but Newsweek editors have made clear that this was a situation where, you know, a solid, well-placed source provided some information."
- Michael Isikoff
(Related: Editors, Information)

"I think the bottom line for me and for Newsweek is that there were a lot of - we did retract this specific matter about the Koran and the toilet for the reasons that you just cited."
- Michael Isikoff
(Related: Koran)

"I know the pundits and the news media have carried a lot of commentary about cameras in the courtroom, and there's a lot of controversy about it as a result of the Simpson case. But I have not had enough time to step back and enough time to evaluate that."
- Lance Ito
(Related: Time, Controversy, Evaluate, Media, News, Result)

"We know our son. We know he's not a pedophile like some of these newscasters are saying. That is not true."
- Joseph Jackson
(Related: Son, Saying)

"People write negatives things, cause they feel that's what sells. Good news to them, doesn't sell."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: People, Cause, News)

"I'm glad that he's got all this behind him. And I'm pretty sure that there's a lot of people - and there are certain people that don't report the news accurate for their own personal fame and gain. And they know who they are."
- Tito Jackson
(Related: People, Fame, Gain, News, Pretty)

"Before she married my father, my mother was a film reviewer for The Akron Beacon Journal - a small newspaper."
- Jim Jarmusch
(Related: Mother, Father, Film)

"The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Man, Newspapers, Nothing)

"The advertisement is the most truthful part of a newspaper."
- Thomas Jefferson
"Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Government, Newspapers)

"I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it."
- Thomas Jefferson
"Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper."
- Thomas Jefferson
"Collectively, we must do more than simply watch, with resignation and a feeling of powerlessness, reports on the evening news about the latest terrorist atrocity."
- Michael Jeffery
(Related: Evening, Feeling, News, Resignation)

"If you tailor your news viewing so that you only get one point of view, well of course you're going to think somebody else has got a different point of view, and it may be wrong."
- Peter Jennings
(Related: May, News, Wrong)

"For many years I was engaged in journalism, writing articles and chronicles for the daily press without ever joining the staff of any newspaper."
- Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
(Related: Journalism, Press, Writing, Years)

"Well, the biggest Norwegian newspaper regarded this as an arrest, since they hadn't told us that they were coming and they brought me in. So the biggest Norwegian newspaper looked upon that as an arrest."
- Jon Johansen
"No news at 4:30 a.m. is good."
- Lady Bird Johnson
(Related: News)

"The fact that a man is a newspaper reporter is evidence of some flaw of character."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Character, Fact, Man)

"House passage is good news for the Northwest corner and our environment."
- Nancy L. Johnson
(Related: Environment, News)

"As soon as the news of the Cabot voyages reached the King of Portugal he arranged to send an expedition of discovery to the far north-west, perhaps to find a northern sea route to Eastern Asia."
- Harry Johnston
(Related: Discovery, News, Sea)

"Reading was a big thing, yes. Books were a big thing. But the things that stick out were the newspapers."
- James Earl Jones
(Related: Books, Newspapers, Reading)

"The discoloration is very minimal. I have not turned blue. The extent of skin discoloration is not even remotely near what the news media are saying. It is barely noticeable."
- Stan Jones
(Related: Media, News, Saying, Skin)

"I was hired to do as many Boy Commando, Newsboy Legion, and Sandman stories as I could."
- Gil Kane
"Conditions were so hard. To send the news out, telex was the only means, but telex was very rare in Africa. So if somebody was flying to Europe, we gave him correspondence to send after he arrived."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: Europe, Flying, News)

"What appears in newspapers is often new but seldom true."
- Patrick Kavanagh
(Related: Newspapers)

"If the education of our kids comes from radio, television, newspapers - if that's where they get most of their knowledge from, and not from the schools, then the powers that be are definitely in charge, because they own all those outlets."
- Maynard James Keenan
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Kids, Newspapers, Schools, Television)

"A good newspaper is never nearly good enough but a lousy newspaper is a joy forever."
- Garrison Keillor
(Related: Joy)

"I always wanted to be some kind of writer or newspaper reporter. But after college... I did other things."
- Jackie Kennedy
(Related: College, Writer)

"Our enemy of international terrorism respects no laws of warfare or morality, and its individual members take innocent lives, just to create chaos for news cameras."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Morality, Chaos, Enemy, Laws, News, Terrorism)

"Problems are the price of progress. Don't bring me anything but trouble. Good news weakens me."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Progress, News, Problems, Trouble)

"God, George Bush makes me want to slash my wrists. He's so embarrassing I have to leave the room when he's on the news. What a monkey."
- Margot Kidder
(Related: God, News, Want)

"The big political news, Arnold Schwarzenegger announced he's running for governor of California, and already, people are chanting, 'Four more vowels, four more vowels.'"
- Craig Kilborn
(Related: People, News, Running)

"News is something that happens that matters to you, which is not most of what we watch on television."
- Val Kilmer
(Related: News, Television)

"If you look up the definition of news in the dictionary, it isn't what you watch on TV."
- Val Kilmer
(Related: News)

"I'm very wary of news on television."
- Val Kilmer
(Related: News, Television)

"If they asked me, I did two shifts. I did sports, I did news, because I loved it."
- Larry King
(Related: Sports, News)

"I couldn't have attended half the parties that I was supposed to have been to according to the newspapers. It bothers me."
- Calvin Klein
(Related: Newspapers)

"I have the New York Daily News to thank for the jeans controversy."
- Calvin Klein
(Related: Controversy, News)

"You can't get all of your news from Jon Stewart, especially since it's a comedy show."
- Joe Klein
(Related: Comedy, News)

"We report the news. Fox talks about the news."
- Jonathan Klein
(Related: News)

"There will always be a certain element of extremists on either side, left or right, who no mainstream news outlet is going to satisfy."
- Jonathan Klein
(Related: News, Right, Will)

"When you're writing for newspapers you have all these parameters. You can't swear, you have to use short paragraphs, all that. If you stay within those parameters, you have lots of freedom because you're writing for the next day."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: Day, Freedom, Newspapers, Writing)

"In Fargo, they say, well, that's a job. How well do you get paid? For example, for this book I was written about in Entertainment Weekly, and it was kind of cool because my mom asked me if Entertainment Weekly was a magazine or a newspaper."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: Mom, Entertainment, Example, Job)

"The biggest hurdle to writing Fargo Rock City was that I couldn't afford a home computer - I had to get a new job so I could buy a computer. It could all change though. In five years, I could be back at some daily newspaper, which wouldn't be so bad."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: Change, Home, Computer, Job, Writing, Years)

"I was fortunate that I was at newspapers for eight years, where I wrote at least five or six stories every week. You get used to interviewing lots of different people about a lot of different things. And they aren't things you know about until you do the story."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: People, Newspapers, Years)

"Politics is there the way men and women are there, the way the Atlantic Ocean is there. Sometimes I've written about politics specifically, I mean about politics as it's understood on television and in newspapers."
- Kenneth Koch
(Related: Men, Politics, Women, Newspapers, Ocean, Television)

"Practically every day, there is a story in the newspapers about a new breakthrough drug on Parkinson's."
- Mort Kondracke
(Related: Day, Newspapers)

"One of the first rules of playing the power game is that all bad news must be accepted calmly, as if one already knew and didn't care."
- Michael Korda
(Related: Power, Care, First, News, Rules)

"My reputation was a bit exaggerated. Things were written in newspapers, then copied, then doubled. One of the reasons why I never disclaimed that, was because I found it amusing. But I also constructed such an image for myself in order to gain more of a private life."
- Thomas Kretschmann
(Related: Life, Gain, Newspapers, Order, Reputation)

"The news media's silence, particularly television news, is reprehensible. If we knew as much about Darfur as we do about Michael Jackson, we might be able to stop these things from continuing."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Media, News, Silence, Television)

"As soon as I was old enough to drive, I got a job at a local newspaper. There was someone who influenced me. He wrote a column for The Guardian from this tiny village in India."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Job, Old)

"I'd always been a news junkie, always read lots of newspapers and watched the Sunday morning news shows on TV and felt strongly about issues of power, control, sexuality and race."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Power, Control, News, Newspapers, Race, Sexuality)

"I've always thought that it's good to watch the news to find out what everybody else is looking at and believing, if only because that's how consensus is constructed."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: Thought, News)

"Some story appears in some newspaper that says that somebody said X, Y, and Z, and a customer says, I don't understand what they're talking about - we're running that product, we've been using it for five years, what are they talking about?"
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Customer, Running, Talking, Years)

"Listening to a news broadcast is like smoking a cigarette and crushing the butt in the ashtray."
- Milan Kundera
(Related: Listening, News, Smoking)

"I recognize that I had a good deal of good luck in my life. I came along at a time when it was pretty easy to get a job in journalism. I went to work at CBS News when I was about 22, and within a year or so was reporting on the air."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Time, Work, Life, Job, Journalism, Luck, News, Pretty)

"When I worked in Los Angeles covering hard news, very often when something important would happen I'd be off in the woods covering something unimportant, which was more interesting to me."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: News)

"My mother, at least twice, cancelled our family's subscription to the newspaper I was working on, because she was so mad about its treatment of my father."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Family, Mother, Father, Treatment)

"At 6:30, which was when the national news began, my father raised the volume and adjusted the antennas. Usually I occupied myself with a book, but that night my father insisted that I pay attention."
- Jhumpa Lahiri
(Related: Father, Attention, News, Night)

"Its only when you are a great actor and are recognised for your good work that you become famous. Unless you are in the news for the wrong reasons!"
- Christine Lahti
(Related: Work, Actor, Famous, News, Wrong)

"Habit with it's iron sinews, clasps us and leads us day by day."
- Alphonse de Lamartine
(Related: Habit, Day)

"Newspapers always excite curiosity. No one ever puts one down without the feeling of disappointment."
- Charles Lamb
(Related: Curiosity, Disappointment, Feeling, Newspapers)

"Newspaper men, perhaps more than any other class, are rated by ability."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Men, Ability, Class)

"The simultaneous reactions elicited all over the world by the reading of newspaper dispatches about the same events create, as it were, a common mental pulse beat for the whole of civilized mankind."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Events, Mankind, Reading, World)

"The news appeals to the same jaded appetite that makes a child tire of a toy as soon as it becomes familiar and demand a new one in its place."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Appetite, Jaded, News)

"The reporting of news has to be understood as propaganda for commodities, and events by images."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Events, News, Propaganda)

"News represents another form of advertising, not liberal propaganda."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Advertising, Liberal, News, Propaganda)

"From that moment on, the newspaper became a highly lucrative investment for those with a talent for making money or for publishers wanting to gain a fortune."
- Ferdinand Lassalle
(Related: Money, Talent, Fortune, Gain, Investment)

"To have news value is to have a tin can tied to one's tail."
- T. E. Lawrence
(Related: News, Value)

"We did an episode on Good Times which came out of a newspaper article about the incidence of hypertension in black males being higher than whites, and increasing. So we did a show in which James, the father on Good Times, had hypertension."
- Norman Lear
(Related: Father, Being)

"At great, great remove sit the head of General Electric, the head of News Corp, the head of Viacom, or the head of this giant international corporation that wants these ratings."
- Norman Lear
(Related: News)

"Radio news is bearable. This is due to the fact that while the news is being broadcast, the disk jockey is not allowed to talk."
- Fran Lebowitz
(Related: Being, Fact, News, Talk)

"The window to the world can be covered by a newspaper."
- Stanislaw Lec
(Related: World)

"A Swedish newspaper reporter called and said, You've been awarded the Prize. I was quite sure it was a practical joke."
- Joshua Lederberg
"There's no new news."
- Tommy Lee
(Related: News)

"People can get their news any way they want. What I love about what's happened is that there are so many different avenues, there are so many different outlets, so many different ways to debate and discuss and to inquire about any given news story."
- Jim Lehrer
(Related: Love, People, Debate, News, Want)

"People can say anything they want to. If they don't want to get the news from me, get it from somebody else. It's not something I'm going to worry about, I'm sorry."
- Jim Lehrer
(Related: People, News, Want, Worry)

"I'm an expert on the NewsHour and it isn't how I practice journalism. I am not involved in the story. I serve only as a reporter or someone asking questions. I am not the story."
- Jim Lehrer
(Related: Journalism, Practice, Questions)

"Everyone should get their news however they want to and in whatever form they want. I'm not going to sit back in judgment of other people and the way they do it."
- Jim Lehrer
(Related: People, Judgment, News, Want)

"We have defeated Saddam Hussein and Iraq. The good news is Iraq is ours, and the bad news is Iraq is ours."
- David Letterman
(Related: Iraq, News)

"Experts say that Iraq may have nuclear weapons. That's bad news - they may have a nuclear bomb. Now the good news is that they have to drop it with a camel."
- David Letterman
(Related: Experts, Iraq, May, News, Now, Weapons)

"Our first record, 'Huey Lewis And The News', was seen by no one - it sold 25 copies."
- Huey Lewis
(Related: First, News)

"Every generation renews itself in its own way; there's always a reaction against whatever is standard."
- Sol LeWitt
"People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news."
- A. J. Liebling
(Related: People, News, Newspapers)

"Newspapermen ask dumb questions. They look up at the sun and ask if it is shining."
- Sonny Liston
(Related: Dumb, Questions, Sun)

"It was a show where you were given a quote out of current events and you had to identify who said it. I was reading eight newspapers a day and had compiled a file of about 300 quotes. I really had to do my research. The White House press didn't have to bone up on any of it."
- June Lockhart
(Related: Day, Events, Newspapers, Press, Quotes, Reading, Research)

"It's gonna be short if it's news; put it at the top. Style's not an issue, just make it news."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: News, Style)

"Well, news is anything that's interesting, that relates to what's happening in the world, what's happening in areas of the culture that would be of interest to your audience."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: Culture, Interest, News, World)

"Television's very dependent on images. That's not what news is."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: News, Television)

"So no one should rely on television either for their knowledge of music or for news. There's just more going on. It's an adjunct to the written word, which I think is still the most important thing."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: Music, Knowledge, News, Television, Word)

"I worked for a newspaper in Europe for, I lived in Europe for about seven years, so I worked in this sort of a yellow journalism kind of a thing, it was like a scandal sheet."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: Europe, Journalism, Scandal, Years)

"I think television often has dismissed younger people. They figure, well, they're not really watching news, that's not our audience."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: People, News, Television)

"I thought about dying whenever I got bad news about other people."
- Jonah Lomu
(Related: Thought, People, Dying, News)

"Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Army, Challenge, Letters, Newspapers)

"I got a phone call saying we are from the News of the World, and we're exposing you and David Beckham. My heart did not beat for a minute."
- Rebecca Loos
(Related: Heart, News, Saying, World)

"I wasn't for Vietnam. When I told that to the hippie newspaper, all my people got nervous."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: People, Vietnam)

"You should always believe what you read in the newspapers, for that makes them more interesting."
- Rose Macaulay
(Related: Newspapers)

"Introductions, that is, belong to the masterpieces and classics of the world, to the great and ancient and accepted things; and I am here introducing a short, small story of my own which appeared in The Evening News about ten months ago."
- Arthur Machen
(Related: Evening, Months, News, World)

"Somebody did an article in one of the newspapers saying that at that time I had the most visibility of any actor around. Kind of nice, you know, when that thing was happening."
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Time, Actor, Newspapers, Saying)

"It was tough for him in that newsroom with Ted Baxter getting all the glory and this poor guy doing all the work. Murray worried so much he worried his hair off!"
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Work, Glory, Hair, Poor)

"And in the Second World War, you didn't just read about it in the newspapers because you weren't allowed to read it in the newspapers. It was all censored, you know? So nobody knew what we were doing."
- Patrick Macnee
(Related: War, Newspapers, World, World war)

"Television has created a nation of news junkies who tune in every night to get their fix on the world."
- Robert MacNeil
(Related: Nation, News, Night, Television, World)

"Each day a few more lies eat into the seed with which we are born, little institutional lies from the print of newspapers, the shock waves of television, and the sentimental cheats of the movie screen."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Day, Lies, Newspapers, Television)

"Once a newspaper touches a story, the facts are lost forever, even to the protagonists."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Facts)

"Although computer memory is no longer expensive, there's always a finite size buffer somewhere. When a big piece of news arrives, everybody sends a message to everybody else, and the buffer fills."
- Benoit Mandelbrot
(Related: Computer, Memory, News)

"When we saw our plane on TV as breaking news, it was the most surreal experience. A lot of the women were crying. There was a gentleman who was writing in his journal and crying. Seeing that isn't easy."
- Taryn Manning
(Related: Women, Experience, Gentleman, News, Writing)

"I went to work. That was a turning point. When you have to do eight shows a week and your name is on the marquee, no matter what is going on at home or what's on the cover of the newspapers, you've got to do your job."
- Marla Maples
(Related: Home, Work, Job, Name, Newspapers)

"The art of newspaper paragraphing is to stroke a platitude until it purrs like an epigram."
- Don Marquis
(Related: Art)

"It's hard to get into Newsweek because, as more of our former intellectual magazines take on a pop focus, if there's no buzz, there's no interest."
- Branford Marsalis
(Related: Focus, Interest)

"I read in the newspapers they are going to have 30 minutes of intellectual stuff on television every Monday from 7:30 to 8. to educate America. They couldn't educate America if they started at 6:30."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: America, Newspapers, Television)

"Impressionism is the newspaper of the soul."
- Henri Matisse
(Related: Soul)

"These are challenging times for all Americans. We face the specter of war abroad and a steady stream of bad economic news at home."
- Robert Matsui
(Related: Home, War, Americans, News)

"I mean, the idea that Bar could have sent him off on a Grand Tour. But he wasn't the least bit interested. Why? Why isn't he interested in the world? Because here's the bad news for him: He's in the world now."
- Chris Matthews
(Related: Idea, News, Now, World)

"If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news?"
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Change, Life, Beliefs, News, Will)

"If you value a man's regard, strive with him. As to liking, you like your newspaper - and despise it."
- Andre Maurois
(Related: Man, Value)

"I get most of my news from the Jon Stewart Daily Show. It's the most level commentary you can find. You have to laugh, because it's all so true. It's the closest thing to a counterculture."
- John Mayall
(Related: News)

"But there have been many news reports that water-boarding has been used on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who is one of the major al Qaeda figures that we have in U.S. custody."
- Jane Mayer
(Related: News, Water)

"I told them how excited I would be to go into space and how thrilled I was when Alan Shepard made his historic flight, and when John Kennedy announced on the news that the men had landed safely on the moon, and how jealous I was of those men."
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: Men, Moon, News, Space)

"Local television news, on both radio and television, is so appalling. Makes print journalism look like the greatest stuff ever written."
- Robert McChesney
(Related: Journalism, News, Television)

"The bill that job creators and out-of-work Americans need us to pass is the one that ensures taxes won't go up - one that says Americans and small-business owners won't get hit with more bad news at the end of the year."
- Mitch McConnell
(Related: Americans, End, Job, News, Taxes)

"The one good thing about television is the money; you can make a lot more money than in newspapers."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Money, Newspapers, Television)

"The future is electronic. It's radio, television and the Internet; it's not really newspapers anymore."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Future, Internet, Newspapers, Television)

"When I started at the Globe 40 years ago, there were seven newspapers in Boston and now there are only two. There were only three or four television stations in Boston and now there are a dozen."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Boston, Newspapers, Now, Television, Years)

"I think we'll always have newspapers, but they'll lose influence."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Influence, Newspapers)

"I think almost every newspaper in the United States has lost circulation due to the Internet. I also think the Internet will lead to a lot of plagiarism in journalism."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Internet, Journalism, Plagiarism, states, United, Will)

"When the news wants to tell you something is important, they put dramatic theme music behind it. They scare you into watching the story."
- Aaron McGruder
(Related: Music, News)

"I want the news delivered unbiased. I thought that was the whole point with journalism."
- Aaron McGruder
(Related: Thought, Journalism, News, Want)

"I don't want the news to be patriotic. I don't want to see flags on the lapels of the anchors. I don't want any of that."
- Aaron McGruder
(Related: Flags, News, Want)

"This thing that Colin Powell's son is expected to do is kind of scary when you think that television and radio and newspapers are what make people think what they think."
- Jim McKay
(Related: Son, People, Newspapers, Television)

"The joke newspaper, it says Canada abandons the monarchy."
- Mark McKinney
(Related: Canada)

"Far more thought and care go into the composition of any prominent ad in a newspaper or magazine than go into the writing of their features and editorials."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Thought, Care, Writing)

"The standards are being lowered, not just on the Internet, but in all of news and media."
- Vince McMahon
(Related: Being, Internet, Media, News)

"That crossover of whether it's entertainment or news is the biggest crock of b.s. in television today, because it's all entertainment."
- Vince McMahon
(Related: Entertainment, News, Television, Today)

"The news media are, for the most part, the bringers of bad news... and it's not entirely the media's fault, bad news gets higher ratings and sells more papers than good news."
- Peter McWilliams
(Related: Fault, Media, News)

"Once again I stopped listening to the news this week."
- Donella Meadows
(Related: Listening, News)

"It's my responsibility as a singer-songwriter to report the news."
- John Mellencamp
(Related: News, Responsibility)

"A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier."
- H. L. Mencken
"If you take the more general role of going to local stations around the country in Montana or South Carolina or wherever, and start in the local news, it's a lot more difficult to get to the stories that you want to really cover."
- Maria Menounos
(Related: Country, Montana, News, Want)

"A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself."
- Arthur Miller
(Related: Nation, Talking)

"People looking at advertisements or reading their local newspapers would have had no idea that what they were reading was bought and paid for with their tax dollars."
- George Miller
(Related: People, Idea, Tax, Newspapers, Reading)

"We do not talk - we bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Facts, Newspapers, Talk, Theories)

"Finally, I told them I'd drop out of the management program if they'd give me an entry-level job in the newsroom for union wages, about fifty dollars a week."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Management, Job, Wages)

"They don't have the news media set up in Africa that we do in the United States, where televisions are so accessible and newspapers and magazines are able to educate people."
- Matthew Modine
(Related: People, Media, News, Newspapers, states, United)

"My grandfather was a newspaper publisher and his paper had all the comics in NYC, so some of my earliest memories are of reading the family paper and heading straight for the comics insert."
- Rick Moody
(Related: Family, Memories, Reading)

"One newspaper even published one of my nude paintings - the one of me naked from the waste up."
- Cleo Moore
(Related: Waste)

"This is my idea of heaven, coming home and watching the news."
- Rita Moreno
(Related: Home, Idea, Heaven, News)

"The Iraq War marked the beginning of the end of network news coverage. Viewers saw the juxtaposition of the embedded correspondents reporting the war as it was actually unfolding and the jaundiced, biased, negative coverage of these same events in the network newsrooms."
- Dick Morris
(Related: War, Negative, Beginning, End, Events, Iraq, Network, News)

"There is so much media now with the Internet and people, and so easy and so cheap to start a newspaper or start a magazine, there's just millions of voices and people want to be heard."
- Rupert Murdoch
(Related: People, Internet, Media, Now, Want)

"I think a newspaper should be provocative, stir 'em up, but you can't do that on television. It's just not on."
- Rupert Murdoch
(Related: Provocative, Television)

"We cannot make good news out of bad practice."
- Edward R. Murrow
(Related: News, Practice)

"Ladies and gentlemen, I wish I had better news for you but we are facing a storm that most of us have feared. This is a threat that we've never faced before."
- Ray Nagin
(Related: Ladies, Gentlemen, News)

"I do not like to get the news, because there has never been an era when so many things were going so right for so many of the wrong persons."
- Ogden Nash
(Related: News, Right, Wrong)

"It's not the first time that I speak with American journalists. I've had meetings with many different newspapers and stations, and I've ha - never had a problem with meeting with American journalists."
- Hassan Nasrallah
(Related: Time, American, First, Meeting, Meetings, Newspapers)

"I'm Kevin Nealon, and that's news to me."
- Kevin Nealon
(Related: News)

"If you're setting a game during the Cuban Missile Crisis, look through a library. find out what people were wearing, what other issues were in the news, how houses were furnished, what cars were being driven. Especially include things which now seem foreign."
- Graham Nelson
(Related: People, Being, Crisis, Houses, News, Now)

"For a fortnight nobody at all emailed me, or posted a follow-up. Doesn't anyone care, I thought? It turned out my newsreader was broken, and hadn't posted at all."
- Graham Nelson
(Related: Thought, Care)

"At the end of April I archived 'Curses' and Inform, and announced them on the newsgroups."
- Graham Nelson
(Related: April, End)

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do."
- Ted Nelson
(Related: Computers, News)

"The weekend brought good news for our friends in the cattle industry. At long last, Japan has taken the steps needed for American beef to make its way back into the Japanese market."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: American, Friends, News, Weekend)

"President Bush's emergency declaration for the State of Texas is great news for the people and communities that have experienced the devastating wildfires firsthand. Already, communities have rallied to help neighbors in need."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: People, Help, Neighbors, News, President, State)

"The arts can play a vital role in revitalizing neighborhoods, using and improving vacant space, bringing new jobs and new sense of opportunity, and improving public safety by generating more foot traffic and more eyes on the street."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Opportunity, Eyes, Jobs, Play, Public, Safety, Sense, Space)

"Livable neighborhoods with a vibrant street life will stimulate our economic life as well."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Life, Will)

"San Franciscans know we live in the most beautiful city in the world, a jewel on the edge of the Golden Gate."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: World)

"San Francisco businesses face many challenges, including high rents, regulatory burdens, and the rising cost of workers compensation insurance and employee health plans."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Health, Workers)

"San Francisco can no longer afford to be a city divided between downtown and neighborhoods, with a downtown that becomes a ghost town when workers go home for the evening."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Home, Evening, Workers)

"San Francisco has long been a leader in the arts, nurturing generations of painters, sculptors, poets, novelists, playwrights, film-makers, and performing artists and innovators of every kind."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Leader, Artists, Film, Generations, Poets)

"San Francisco lags behind other communities in providing a vital, vibrant and ecologically sustainable urban canopy, as well as open space in the city."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Open, Space)

"The 21st Century has begun as an era of uncertainty, with a heightened focus on security and public safety."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Focus, Public, Safety, Security, Uncertainty)

"The value of an arts education is widely accepted, especially in California."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Education, Value)

"We can build new housing while preserving the quality and character of adjacent residential districts and ensuring infill development strengthens the surrounding neighborhood."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Quality, Development, Character)

"We recognize that the arts are an essential part of San Francisco's cultural vitality."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Vitality)

"Like any small business owner, I experienced the pressures of building a company from the ground up - developing a business plan, balancing the books, meeting payroll and building a customer base."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Business, Books, Building, Company, Customer, Meeting)

"Street and park trees provide tremendous benefits to cities."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Benefits, Cities, Trees)

"As Mayor, I will fully support my Arts Commission and its professional selection committees so that they can commission a full range of public art that is daring and, when appropriate, daringly traditional."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Art, Public, Support, Will)

"An arts education helps build academic skills and increase academic performance, while also providing alternative opportunities to reward the skills of children who learn differently."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Education, Performance, Children, Reward)

"Involvement in the arts engages kids in their community, improves self-esteem, reclaims at-risk youth, and builds the creative skills that are required of a 21st century workforce."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Community, Kids, Self, Youth)

"As Mayor of San Francisco, I will work hard to ensure that, in the event of natural or man-made disasters, San Franciscans are prepared and our City is protected."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Work, Disasters, Man, Will)

"Accessing capital to start a business can be a daunting process, especially for entrepreneurs who start out with a great idea, but have no real familiarity with the business world."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Business, Idea, Entrepreneurs, Familiarity, World)

"As Mayor, I will lead city government, businesses, and community groups to support innovative projects that will make San Francisco streets and public places vibrant and healthy."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Government, Community, Projects, Public, Support, Will)

"As Mayor, I will use my experience to make San Francisco a place where small businesses can thrive."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Experience, Will)

"But living in uncertain times does not mean San Franciscans must live in fear."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Fear, Living)

"City government can and must help San Franciscans prepare for emergencies in order to avoid tragedy where possible and minimize loss of life and property when emergencies occur."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Government, Life, Help, Loss, Order, Property, Tragedy)

"Cultural tourism surveys consistently rate San Francisco's art industry as a core reason for visiting."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Art, Reason)

"During the 1990s, San Francisco lived through one of the most intense economic booms of its history."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: History)

"Historically, San Franciscans have not valued street trees as much as other communities have."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Trees)

"As mayor of San Francisco, I will provide the vision and work hard to make San Francisco a beautiful, well-planned city with excellent housing and transportation options."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Work, Vision, Options, Will)

"It's totally different. I usually don't tell people about the Pleased if they know me from the harp. And if they are there to see the Pleased, I usually don't tell them about the harp. I am nervous that these people will expect something similar."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: People, Will)

"I want to make music that somehow connects to the things that I love in America music."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Love, Music, America, Want)

"I wanted to write songs which I think is a different thing. I wanted to write music that is informed by folk music. The chord progressions are obvious references."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Music, Folk, Obvious, Songs)

"I wasn't interested in writing music that wasn't beautiful for me to listen to."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Music, Writing)

"I would happy for someone to download my music."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Music)

"In high school, we studied a lot of poetical forms. I was really interested in the math that was involved and the strange live break ups. That gave me a great amount of respect for a rhymed stanza."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Respect, School)

"It's valid that the Strokes and the Pleased have been influenced by some of the same bands. But it's invalid in the sense that we listen to the Strokes and try to sounds like them. I think that they are a good band."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Sense)

"Lyrics are very different. There is a clear line between that and a poem. Something that has been a source of great excitement and delight for me is this idea that I get to rhyme."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Idea, Delight, Excitement)

"People are often afraid for me. They think that I am going to break. I can make it through a set."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: People)

"The very first Walnut Whales recording was recorded just a few weeks after I had started singing, out of the blue, started singing. And the voice, you can hear how uncomfortable I am with it, and how terrified I am with it."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: First, Singing, Voice)

"Well, yeah, I wanted to resist the urge to thicken everything up with instrumentation, because I just felt like I was interested in seeing how the songs did on their own."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Songs)

"People in San Francisco and the East Bay have shown interest, done interviews, and have come to shows. I guess that the news travels fast out of this island that we are on."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: People, Interest, News)

"I started playing harp about fourteen years ago."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Years)

"You should listen to a lot of different music."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Music)

"I am producing sounds that people are not used to hearing from the harp."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: People, Hearing)

"I recorded harp first or singing first. I recorded it all together. Part of the reason is that I don't know how to play the songs without also singing. I forget how they progress. I don't think that any of them are verse, chorus, verse, and so on. They are not simple."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Progress, First, Forget, Play, Reason, Singing, Songs)

"I am consciously trying not to make it sound Celtic or African."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: African, Sound, Trying)

"The way that words fit together is always interesting to me. I love words."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Love, Words)

"I am always trying to write."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Trying)

"I am consciously not trying to bring in World Music elements. The ways that I work and feel are completely different in how they sound than someone playing the Kora in Africa would play it."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Music, Work, Play, Sound, Trying, World)

"I can understand someone not liking the voice or the songs."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Songs, Voice)

"I can't play my songs on the smaller harp. I have a Celtic harp. I can't do the key changes."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Key, Play, Songs)

"I definitely don't subscribe to the theory that more instruments, or more vocal tracks, harmony, or double tracking the voice, is a good thing. People do their early albums very stripped down, then each album becomes bloated."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: People, Harmony, Theory, Voice)

"I did spend a year in high school being obsessed with Fleetwood Mac."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Being, School)

"I give away CDs at shows if someone wants a CD but doesn't have any money. I wouldn't want to do that forever."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Money, Want)

"I have a deep rooted folk sensibility that I can't get away from completely."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Deep, Folk, Sensibility)

"I have a recording that I did of instrumental songs."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Songs)

"I have writing songs on my own for about six years."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Songs, Writing, Years)

"I played piano for about two years when I was a kid. I didn't play long enough to be really great."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Play, Years)

"I am not doing something that it is experimental music in relation to classical music."
- Joanna Newsom
(Related: Music)

"So if I want to buy a light in a shop and I don't find a light that I like, I think to myself what would I like? What would I like to buy? Then I started to imagine and design it for myself a lot of the time."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Design, Time, Light, Want)

"If you see something that you feel is familiar it gives you an important kind of emotional connection."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Connection)

"In Japan, Australia, and England there is such a strong youth culture."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Culture, England, Youth)

"My life style in a sense is kind of private."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Life, Sense, Style)

"Now I'm doing more snowboarding but I have to get back into surfing again."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Now)

"People kind of tend to mystify design and architecture by suggesting you need to train."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Architecture, Design, People)

"So if I design it and then go away, it's still living somewhere and it still exists by itself without me."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Design, Living)

"Then I started to do furniture and interiors for a friend and just to get stuff in a magazine, and then slowly started to build up and started to doing exhibitions."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Friend)

"To create well I have to be in a good mood, happy and cool."
- Marc Newson
"Well, I never studied design and I went to art school to study art, you know, sculpture and things like that, and ended up making things like sculpture and started making chairs and jewelry together and that's how I started."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Art, Design, School, Sculpture, Study)

"Yeah, my dream would be to work for 6 months and then have 6 months to play, just snowboarding, surfing, and going to cool places to listen and be alone and kinda chill out."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Work, Dream, Months, Play)

"You know like it has its own personality, its own character."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Character, Personality)

"If you can just be yourself, then you have to be original because there's no one like you."
- Marc Newson
"You know that's history, that's why some people say that my stuff is retro, but I don't agree."
- Marc Newson
(Related: History, People)

"I think it's really important to design things with a kind of personality."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Design, Personality)

"You know some people say that you make watches or perfume bottles, it's all different things."
- Marc Newson
(Related: People)

"I made some salt and pepper shakers a while back and waited three years for them to come."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Years)

"And where I grew up in Australia, surfing was a part of culture."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Culture)

"But to me, to be original is to be yourself."
- Marc Newson
"Design schools are good, I guess, sometimes I visit schools, but they are very very limiting."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Design, Schools, Visit)

"I don't have any furniture of mine in my room."
- Marc Newson
"I was sort of open to do anything, I was free."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Open)

"I have a lot of objects in my space, little things, reminders, memories."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Memories, Space)

"If somebody asked me about my inspiration I would say that it's not the peopleand it's not the things, it's travel and experiencing different environments."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Travel, Inspiration)

"I never buy magazines, I never even buy books."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Books)

"I was much more interested in making things than in designing them."
- Marc Newson
"I'd love to be approached to do ordinary things more."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Love)

"I'm interested in youth culture and popular culture."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Culture, Popular, Youth)

"I've always listened to a lot of film music, actually."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Music, Film)

"If I can feel freedom then I can create."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Freedom)

"I don't like to make my life like a book."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Life)

"I thought I'd do something nice for the band... I'll hang myself."
- Jason Newsted
(Related: Thought)

"Metallica is going to be one of those bands you look back on in the year 2008, that people will still listen to the way I still listen to Zeppelin and Sabbath albums."
- Jason Newsted
(Related: People, Sabbath, Will)

"I'm busier than a busy person. People aren't scared to play this raucous, harsh music over radio speakers, so I think it's the perfect time to get in with some real serious, heavy bands."
- Jason Newsted
(Related: Music, Time, People, Play)

"I ended up gettin' a little Gibson amp and a bass, because of Gene Simmons of Kiss. Myself and three other kids would pretend to be Kiss - I liked Gene the best."
- Jason Newsted
(Related: Kiss, Kids)

"It all has to do with art - writing, painting, things I've done for a long time but just never had enough time to pursue. I have poetry - things that are designed for songs, but they're always poems first."
- Jason Newsted
(Related: Art, Poetry, Time, First, Painting, Poems, Songs, Writing)

"All I want you to do is rock. That'll be forever, man."
- Jason Newsted
(Related: Man, Want)

"'I don't want to grow up,' Tom Waits said it. I live it. I put myself in a position to be a kid as long as I want to. I play loud music and scream for a living."
- Jason Newsted
(Related: Music, Living, Play, Want)

"We print 37 million copies, and we found out about the unfortunate news as we were putting the issue to bed."
- Olivia Newton-John
(Related: Bed, News)

"I hope there will be some good news and some good profits, and people will realize we have a lot of outstanding executives, and a lot of companies that are doing a good job, and those are good companies to invest in."
- Don Nickles
(Related: People, Hope, Job, News, Will)

"My name was on the list very early after these announcements were made through the newspapers in Europe."
- Claude Nicollier
(Related: Europe, Name, Newspapers)

"Of course, today at the Karolinska Institute, I am working with some top experts - even some Nobel prize winners. They have the latest news and I have the technique."
- Lennart Nilsson
(Related: Experts, News, Today)

"Because of that I don't care when I read in the newspaper that I am colourblind. I went through a red light in my car and I stopped when I before a green light. So I must be really colourblind, eh?"
- Ruud van Nistelrooy
(Related: Car, Care, Light)

"Because people have read those things in the newspapers, they think it is true. Ten years ago all these things I have just mentioned would have upset me."
- Ruud van Nistelrooy
(Related: People, Newspapers, Years)

"I've never canceled a subscription to a newspaper because of bad cartoons or editorials. If that were the case, I wouldn't have any newspapers or magazines to read."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Cartoons, Newspapers)

"News is what somebody somewhere wants to suppress; all the rest is advertising."
- Lord Northcliffe
(Related: Advertising, News, Rest)

"Officials at the White House are saying that President Bush hasn't changed his schedule much since the war started. The main difference, they say, is that he's started watching the news and taping Sponge Bob."
- Conan O'Brien
(Related: War, Difference, News, President, Saying)

"CBS news anchor Dan Rather has interviewed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. When asked what it was like to talk to a crazy man, Saddam said, 'It's not so bad.'"
- Conan O'Brien
(Related: Man, News, Talk)

"There is an urgent need for Americans to look deeply into themselves and their actions, and musical poetry is perhaps the most effective mirror available. Every newspaper headline is a potential song."
- Phil Ochs
(Related: Poetry, Actions, Americans, Potential, Song)

"I believe the Times is a great newspaper, but a profoundly fallible one."
- Daniel Okrent
"Gail didn't want me commenting on the opinion pages. I was hired by the news department and, despite the rabid assertions of the Times' enemies and detractors, the two really have nothing to do with each other."
- Daniel Okrent
(Related: Enemies, News, Nothing, Opinion, Want)

"Is the New York Times a Liberal Newspaper? Of course it is."
- Daniel Okrent
(Related: Liberal)

"Fox News is hated because they're elitists, and the worst winners television's ever seen."
- Keith Olbermann
(Related: News, Television)

"One-newspaper towns are not good because all the surviving newspaper does is print money. They make 25 percent on their money every year, and if they go down to 22 percent, they start laying people off."
- Pat Oliphant
(Related: Money, People)

"This country is a better place because Fox News has succeeded."
- Bill O'Reilly
(Related: Country, News)

"The good news is that, according to the Obama administration, the rich will pay for everything. The bad news is that, according to the Obama administration, you're rich."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: News, Will)

"Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper."
- George Orwell
(Related: Life)

"The war effects me less than it ought. I can do no service to anybody by agitating for news or making dole over the slaughter."
- Wilfred Owen
(Related: War, News, Service)

"But The Same Sea is set precisely in this Israel, which never makes it to the news headlines anywhere. It is a novel about everyday people far removed from fundamentalism, fanaticism nationalism, or militancy of any sort."
- Amos Oz
(Related: People, Fanaticism, Israel, Nationalism, News, Sea)

"The good news is there's no devil. The bad news is there's no heaven. There's nothing."
- Kerry Packer
(Related: Devil, Heaven, News, Nothing)

"I know that we shall meet problems along the way, but I'd far rather see for myself what's going on in the world outside, than rely on newspapers, television, politicians and religious leaders to tell me what I should be thinking."
- Michael Palin
(Related: Leaders, Newspapers, Politicians, Problems, Religious, Television, Thinking, World)

"Here's a little newsflash for those reporters and commentators: I'm not going to Washington to seek their good opinion. I'm going to Washington to serve this great country."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Country, Opinion, Washington)

"Most people don't have the money to spend on advertising to create awareness among readers, nor do they have the contacts at newspapers or magazines to get their books reviewed."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: Money, People, Advertising, Awareness, Books, Newspapers)

"I was on the Oprah Winfrey Show once. It was a really slow news day for Oprah, and there were several of us on 'cause none of us was sufficiently interesting by his or herself."
- Robert B. Parker
(Related: Day, News)

"I don't think you can compromise, news either has integrity or it doesn't. It either is accurate, balanced and fair or it isn't."
- Richard Parsons
(Related: Compromise, Integrity, News)

"Public opinion is a compound of folly, weakness, prejudice, wrong feeling, right feeling, obstinacy, and newspaper paragraphs."
- Robert Peel
(Related: Feeling, Folly, Obstinacy, Opinion, Prejudice, Public, Public opinion, Right, Weakness, Wrong)

"Homer is new this morning, and perhaps nothing is as old as today's newspaper."
- Charles Peguy
(Related: Nothing, Old, Today)

"The film's success so far involves winning a couple of prizes at Cannes and Sundance, and getting some very nice reviews in newspapers and magazines. That hasn't had a big impact on my life yet."
- Harvey Pekar
(Related: Life, Success, Winning, Film, Newspapers, Prizes)

"I have newspapers coming to me and saying, 'Can we get in on the TARP?'."
- Nancy Pelosi
(Related: Newspapers, Saying)

"I do want to write about Jane Whitefield again, but only when I have a good enough idea - something I've figured out about her that's news and that's worth a reader's time."
- Thomas Perry
(Related: Time, Idea, News, Want, Worth)

"TV does not care about you or what happens to you. It's downright bad for your health now, and that's not a far-out concept. I think watching the TV news is bad for you. It is bad for your physical health and your mental health."
- Tom Petty
(Related: Health, Care, Mental health, News, Now)

"The big news already broke. The file-sharing and all that stuff, it's a done deal. And I think figuring out how to make that a fair exchange for the people that make music is still an issue."
- Liz Phair
(Related: Music, People, News)

"We live under a government of men and morning newspapers."
- Wendell Phillips
(Related: Government, Men, Newspapers)

"Let me make the newspapers, and I care not what is preached in the pulpit or what is enacted in Congress."
- Wendell Phillips
(Related: Care, Congress, Newspapers)

"One little person, giving all of her time to peace, makes news. Many people, giving some of their time, can make history."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: History, Time, Peace, People, Giving, News)

"It's gotten to the point where it's big news when I don't do a horror film."
- Donald Pleasence
(Related: Film, Horror, News)

"My point is cutting spending shouldn't be reliant on the debt limit though. It's something we have to do. The good news for America is, leaders in both parties, the president, believe that we have to have significant deficit reduction. So the intent is there. And I think what America is going to demand is that our leaders come together."
- David Plouffe
(Related: America, Debt, Leaders, News, President)

"I went back to the States and started at a small newspaper in Riverside County, California, covering the police; I was making $280 a week covering the police."
- John Pomfret
(Related: Police, states)

"The sea change that has come is the information age. We don't have to just read The New York Times anymore. We can pull up something on the Internet and get any news that we like."
- Pete du Pont
(Related: Change, Age, Information, Internet, News, Sea)

"Literature is news that stays news."
- Ezra Pound
(Related: Literature, News)

"Bad news isn't wine. It doesn't improve with age."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Age, News, Wine)

"Conservatives were griping for decades about liberal media and nobody paid attention. Now, all of a sudden, one news channel has gotten a whole new community of people freaked out."
- Michael K. Powell
(Related: People, Attention, Community, Liberal, Media, News, Now)

"I'm just a newsboy who met a President."
- David Powers
(Related: President)

"Someone called all the newspapers in New York and told them I'd died. I've been told by almost everyone it was an ex-wife - I've had a few so it's hard to pinpoint which one - but who knows for sure?"
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Newspapers)

"We're newspaper junkies; I can't imagine life without a newspaper."
- Sally Quinn
(Related: Life)

"Frankly, no newspaper is set up to monitor for cheats and fabricators."
- Howell Raines
"When you do a cartoon based on news headlines, you do it based on incomplete information."
- Ted Rall
(Related: Information, News)

"Fear rules almost every newsroom in the country."
- Dan Rather
(Related: Fear, Country, Rules)

"A newspaper that you're not reading can be used for anything; and the same people didn't think it was immoral to wrap their garbage in newspaper."
- Robert Rauschenberg
(Related: People, Reading)

"Radio, newspapers, they were normal parts of my life. In those days, you had to go somewhere to watch television and leave something to see it."
- Robert Redford
(Related: Life, Newspapers, Television)

"The reason we have not gone to newspapers is because its a slow growth industry and I think they are dying. I'm not sure there will be newspapers in 10 years. I read newspapers every day. I even read Murdoch's Wall Street Journal."
- Sumner Redstone
(Related: Growth, Day, Dying, Newspapers, Reason, Will, Years)

"The newspaper is dying. I'm not sure there will be newspapers and its one business I'd never be in."
- Sumner Redstone
(Related: Business, Dying, Newspapers, Will)

"The news in Europe, West and East, is still showing America in flames, flood, etc. Cities are shown underwater; befuddled American officials are shown trying to explain why we are winning the war on terrorism."
- Richard Reeves
(Related: War, Winning, America, American, Cities, Europe, News, Terrorism, Trying)

"If it's far away, it's news, but if it's close at home, it's sociology."
- James Reston
(Related: Home, News)

"Europe has a press that stresses opinions; America a press, radio, and television that emphasize news."
- James Reston
(Related: America, Europe, News, Opinions, Press, Television)

"Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction."
- Charles Revson
(Related: Virtue, Accuracy, Lady)

"False history gets made all day, any day, the truth of the new is never on the news."
- Adrienne Rich
(Related: History, Truth, Day, News)

"For a man who purports to have learned of media ethics only this month, Mr. Williams has spent an undue amount of time appearing as a media ethicist on both CNN and the cable news networks of NBC."
- Frank Rich
(Related: Time, Ethics, Man, Media, News)

"In that sense, when a Bush or a Gore, or whomever, goes on David Letterman, that's the news, too."
- Frank Rich
(Related: News, Sense)

"There have been at least three other cases in which federal agencies have succeeded in placing fake news reports on television during the Bush presidency. It was a really good tour. It seemed maybe about a week too long."
- Frank Rich
(Related: News, Presidency, Television)

"There is no better news, than the fact that Jesus can actually turn a life upside down and save it."
- Cliff Richard
(Related: Life, Fact, News)

"There is a huge difference between journalism and advertising. Journalism aspires to truth. Advertising is regulated for truth. I'll put the accuracy of the average ad in this country up against the average news story any time."
- Jef I. Richards
(Related: Time, Truth, Accuracy, Advertising, Country, Difference, Journalism, News)

"And then lo and behold IBM, Apple and Motorola took an ad in all the newspapers, double page ad, and said, announcing the chip that they were now able to manufacture it and that they were going to kill Intel."
- Arthur Rock
(Related: Newspapers, Now)

"I had a great time on News Radio, I got to make tons of money in relative obscurity and learn a lot about the TV biz and work on my standup act constantly. It was a dream gig."
- Joe Rogan
(Related: Money, Time, Work, Dream, Act, News, Obscurity)

"OK, he and Katie fell in love, they're getting married. Why is this in the news? Why is this a big deal? Is there something unusual about meeting someone and falling in love?"
- Mimi Rogers
(Related: Love, Meeting, News)

"I read about eight newspapers in a day. When I'm in a town with only one newspaper, I read it eight times."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Day, Newspapers)

"I wish I had as much in bed as I get in the newspapers."
- Linda Ronstadt
(Related: Bed, Newspapers)

"Nothing in fine print is ever good news."
- Andy Rooney
(Related: News, Nothing)

"Those newspapers of the nation which most loudly cried dictatorship against me would have been the first to justify the beginnings of dictatorship by somebody else."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Beginnings, Dictatorship, First, Nation, Newspapers)

"I would have to say News Radio is the highlight of my career. I love the character so much."
- Stephen Root
(Related: Love, Character, Career, News)

"This consists of a series of meetings that may last several days through which information is provided that may include reviewing documentaries, news programs, court records and certain reports about the group in question."
- Rick Ross
(Related: Court, Information, May, Meetings, News, Question)

"The law reports in newspapers contain perhaps the only real history of England that has any relation to truth."
- Robert Baldwin Ross
(Related: History, Truth, England, Law, Newspapers)

"But the first the general public learned about the discovery was the news of the destruction of Hiroshima by the atom bomb. A splendid achievement of science and technology had turned malign. Science became identified with death and destruction."
- Joseph Rotblat
(Related: Death, Science, Technology, Achievement, Destruction, Discovery, First, News, Public)

"Republicans have to be relieved. Given all the bad news this White House has faced, at least the president's hemorrhaging has stopped."
- Stuart Rothenberg
(Related: News, President, Republicans)

"One thing that stands out throughout the entire year was that in South Dakota we are much more united than we are divided. Now the divided part creates news, but the united part is what moves us forward."
- Mike Rounds
(Related: News, Now, United)

"Before marriage, a man declares that he would lay down his life to serve you; after marriage, he won't even lay down his newspaper to talk to you."
- Helen Rowland
(Related: Life, Marriage, Man, Talk)

"When was the last time you heard news accounts of a boatload of American refugees arrive on the shores of another country?"
- Marco Rubio
(Related: Time, American, Country, News)

"But in my own particular case, there was something that happened when I became a mother. Whenever in the news I saw an example of a child being abused or mistreated, my response went from being appalled to being physically revolted."
- Mercedes Ruehl
(Related: Mother, Being, Example, News)

"The price of being close to the President is delivering bad news. You fail him if you don't tell him the truth. Others won't do it."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Truth, Being, News, President)

"Nobody ever said that growing old would be easy. Just having to hold the newspaper out in your forties and then hair growing out of unusual parts of your body in your fifties. It's tough on the ego."
- Geoffrey Rush
(Related: Body, Ego, Hair, Old)

"There is a certain comfort in waking up and finding that Michael Jackson is still the Big Story. At least it tells you that nothing horrible has happened in the world that would force them to move on to real news."
- Pat Sajak
(Related: Comfort, Force, News, Nothing, Waking, World)

"America Held Hostage won 24 Emmys for ABC News, but someone forgot to include my name on the list of people responsible for the show."
- Pierre Salinger
(Related: People, America, Name, News)

"The newspaper is a marvelous medium. It is extraordinarily convenient and cheap. Let's see. This one cost 75 cents. Now that's a little high. I bought it when I was downtown this morning."
- Harrison Salisbury
(Related: Now)

"Be able to notice all the confusion between fact and opinion that appears in the news."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Confusion, Fact, News, Opinion)

"The news anchor is exactly that - an anchor, a center, a focus."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Focus, News)

"When I first anchored in 1970, I had never seen a woman anchor a news show."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: First, News, Woman)

"The latest wrinkle is on wrinkles. There is a widespread belief that women can't grow old in television news."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Women, Belief, News, Old, Television)

"The bad news is that 50 people died in a hotel fire; the good news is that we got exclusive footage."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: People, Fire, News)

"Television news is a delicate balance of serving public good and private gain."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Balance, Gain, News, Public, Television)

"Some news managers have been slow to grasp that good television news is always substance over form."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Managers, News, Television)

"News events are like Texas weather. If you don't like it, wait a minute."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Events, News, Weather)

"News events cannot be controlled, nor can newscasts be mapped out like entertainment shows."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Entertainment, Events, News)

"News reporting is a cycle: No matter how much you work at sending a message, it's only successful if it's received."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Work, Successful, News)

"Newscasters cannot call attention to themselves by being too attractive or too unattractive."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Attention, Being)

"One reason I left local news was that I was tired of the constant musical chairs among news directors."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: News, Reason)

"Men still control the news, both on and off camera."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Men, Control, News)

"I have a liberal definition of news because I think news can be what excites people. I'm not very sanctimonious about what news is and isn't."
- Diane Sawyer
(Related: People, Liberal, News)

"Fahrenheit 9/11 took public domain information that should have been on the news every night and put it in a film that a lot of people went to see. But still Bush has never had to answer those charges."
- John Sayles
(Related: People, Film, Information, News, Night, Public)

"Today they have proven once again that the mainstream media can't print enough bad news about our troops."
- Joe Scarborough
(Related: Media, News, Today, Troops)

"The recent history of Ukraine is replete with dead journalists, beaten journalists, news agencies being shut down, and politicians being injured or killed. Most are killed in mysterious auto accidents."
- Bob Schaffer
(Related: History, Accidents, Being, News, Politicians)

"The mainstream press and television do a very soft job of covering the press, either as corporate entities or as news organizations."
- Sydney Schanberg
(Related: Corporate, Job, News, Press, Television)

"You can criticize any news staff in some ways, but the one thing that you couldn't call the Village Voice staff was a staff of stenographers, taking notes from public figures and just passing them on."
- Sydney Schanberg
(Related: News, Public, Voice)

"What happened was very sad. Mr. Lacey told the staff that he was disappointed and appalled that the front of the book was all commentary and that he wanted hard news."
- Sydney Schanberg
(Related: News)

"And the big issue here, I think, is that the publisher took over the editorial pages, a guy named Jeff Johnson. He's an accountant from Chicago, doesn't know anything about what newspapers are supposed to be about, and he made a decision to get rid of the column."
- Robert Scheer
(Related: Decision, Chicago, Newspapers)

"The reason why I've been keeping private for the longest time ever here, I've always wanted to protect my wife's privacy. I don't like - I didn't want to put her picture all over the news. I just wanted to keep her private."
- Michael Schiavo
(Related: Time, Wife, News, Privacy, Reason, Want)

"At the White House, everybody works for the same person. They're all part of the same company. But on Capitol Hill, they're all independent contractors. They all work for themselves. That's a formula for getting news."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: Work, Company, Formula, News)

"We now assume that when people turn on the evening news, they basically already know what the news is. They've heard it on the radio. They've seen it on the Internet. They've seen it on one of the cable companies. So that makes our job a bit different."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: People, Evening, Internet, Job, News, Now)

"In so many of the other beats these days, there are these layers of public relations people that you have to go through to get to the newsmakers themselves."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: People, Public)

"I had - all my life, everybody who knew me thought that I would probably grow up to be a reporter, a newspaper reporter because we didn't have much television in those days."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: Life, Thought, Television)

"I can't think of any other job in journalism where the newsmakers come to you."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: Job, Journalism)

"Nowadays I'm not even sure if newspapers take into account whether a person is a good writer."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: Newspapers, Writer)

"What NPR did, I'm very proud of, and what NPR stood for is non-racist, non-bigoted, straightforward telling of the news."
- Ron Schiller
(Related: News)

"Virtually every magazine, newspaper, TV station and cable channel is owned by a big corporation, and they've squashed stories that they don't want the public to know about."
- Tom Scholz
(Related: Public, Want)

"I think FoxNews ratings are a reliable guide to the attitudes of the American electorate."
- Reese Schonfeld
(Related: American)

"The perception is that more important people watch news in the evenings than in the mornings."
- Reese Schonfeld
(Related: People, Perception, News)

"Newspapers are the second hand of history. This hand, however, is usually not only of inferior metal to the other hands, it also seldom works properly."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: History, Newspapers)

"All news is an exaggeration of life."
- Daniel Schorr
(Related: Life, Exaggeration, News)

"Every night when I go to bed, I hope that I may never wake again, and every morning renews my grief."
- Franz Schubert
(Related: Hope, Bed, Grief, May, Night)

"With the recent news that the State of Florida has agreed to purchase 181,000 acres of U.S. Sugar land, we have an historic opportunity for our larger restoration efforts and for the people of Florida. This too will not come without difficult challenges, but it reminds us that anything is possible."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: People, Opportunity, Land, News, State, Will)

"Ideological warriors whether from the Left or the Right are bad news for the bench. They tend to make law, not interpret law. And that's not what any of us should want from our judges."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: Judges, Law, News, Right, Want)

"Revenge... is like a rolling stone, which, when a man hath forced up a hill, will return upon him with a greater violence, and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion."
- Albert Schweitzer
(Related: Man, Revenge, Violence, Will)

"It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper."
- Jerry Seinfeld
(Related: Day, News, World)

"The good news is, Americans know firsthand the benefits of a free market - more choices, lower prices, higher quality - and there is no reason why we cannot help them see these same benefits in health care."
- John Shadegg
(Related: Health, Quality, Americans, Benefits, Care, Choices, Help, News, Reason)

"I was very lucky all three newspapers approached me and asked me to draw their cartoons for them."
- Jonathan Shapiro
(Related: Cartoons, Newspapers)

"Here's the good news. If I realize that I'm insane, then I'm okay with it. I'm not dangerous insane."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: News)

"The paramedic called the press and sold me like a loaf of bread. This was news, and he wanted to be the one to report it."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: News, Press)

"The proud man counts his newspaper clippings, the humble man his blessings."
- Fulton J. Sheen
(Related: Blessings, Man)

"I think I understand what military fame is; to be killed on the field of battle and have your name misspelled in the newspapers."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: Battle, Fame, Military, Name, Newspapers)

"I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: Truth, Facts, Hate, Rumors)

"I don't have to run the Peace Corps. I could live without seeing my picture in the newspapers and without being interviewed."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Peace, Being, Newspapers)

"Their coverage on the Fox News Channel has been atrocious. The stuff that comes out of Sean Hannity's mouth has been infuriating. The stuff that Bill O'Reilly says has been illogical. You go up and down the schedule and it's insanity over there. The number of lies, perpetuated, promoted by Fox News is just shameful and it hurts everybody."
- David Shuster
(Related: Insanity, Lies, News)

"Television news was expanding to an hour, and producers did not know how to fill the space and time."
- Joel Siegel
(Related: Time, News, Space, Television)

"They are words you don't easily forget: I don't have good news."
- Joel Siegel
(Related: News, Words)

"We all read news stories about the difficulties and tensions that the United States has with our allies and even with coalition partners in Iraq, but we rarely read about the good news."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Difficulties, Iraq, News, states, United)

"As long as sixty years ago, when I first started to read newspapers, I read of floods on the Yellow River and the Yangtze. Who rushed in with men and money to help? The Americans did."
- Gordon Sinclair
(Related: Men, Money, Americans, First, Help, Newspapers, Years)

"If Moses had been paid newspaper rates for the Ten Commandments, he might have written the Two Thousand Commandments."
- Isaac Bashevis Singer
"Ancient recipients of instant news probably couldn't do very much about it, for instance. Xerxes would still need three months to get his army together, and he might not get home for years."
- Peter Singer
(Related: Home, Army, Months, News, Years)

"But I learned first-hand how the news media operates by watching how they interpreted, changed, and misrepresented my intentions."
- Joey Skaggs
(Related: First, Intentions, Media, News)

"I wanted to be a columnist so badly that I took a huge pay cut to leave Forbes, which wouldn't give me a column, and join Newsday, which wanted my column for its Sunday business section."
- Allan Sloan
(Related: Business)

"In the little hall leading to it was a rack holding various Socialist or radical newspapers, tracts, and pamphlets in very small print and on very bad paper. The subjects treated were technical Marxist theories."
- Agnes Smedley
(Related: Leading, Newspapers, Radical, Theories)

"My mother listened to all the news from the camp during the strike. She said little, especially when my father or the men who worked for him were about I remember her instinctive and unhesitating sympathy for the miners."
- Agnes Smedley
(Related: Men, Mother, Father, Sympathy, News)

"The Washington black community was able to succeed beyond his wildest dreams. I mean, we had our own newspapers, our own restaurants, our own theaters, our own small shops, our own clubs, our own Masonic lodges."
- Ed Smith
(Related: Dreams, Community, Newspapers, Restaurants, Shops, Succeed, Washington)

"Newspapers across the country and the world have published cartoons that have gone beyond reasonable differences of opinion and expanded into the realm of antisemitism."
- Gordon Smith
(Related: Cartoons, Country, Newspapers, Opinion, World)

"Gossip is news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress."
- Liz Smith
(Related: Dress, Gossip, News, Running)

"Gossip is just news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress."
- Liz Smith
(Related: Dress, Gossip, News, Running)

"We have a product for sale called news, and I'm a salesman."
- Shepard Smith
(Related: News)

"I need to keep my story count high. I'm trying to get as many stories in my hour as is humanly possible. We're telling more stories in our hour than any national newscast has in the history of this business, I think."
- Shepard Smith
(Related: History, Business, Trying)

"There's so much negative imagery of black fatherhood. I've got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids, and doing the right thing as a father - and how come that's not as newsworthy?"
- Will Smith
(Related: Father, Negative, Friends, Kids, Right)

"Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder. The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion."
- Ralph W. Sockman
(Related: Religion, Art, Science, Christmas, Wonder, Youth)

"It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth."
- Sophocles
(Related: Truth, Merit, News)

"If the breaking news event has something to do with young people, specifically with MTV's audience, there was a higher chance that I would actually go cover it with a television camera instead of just write the story myself and read it on the air."
- Tabitha Soren
(Related: People, Chance, News, Television)

"Some of those stories in local newspapers are just as dull and boring as the stories that I get from on-line services, which are basically sort of straight news."
- Tabitha Soren
(Related: News, Newspapers)

"Online, you have things like Slate Magazine, which has a lot of commentary and analysis of stories, so it gives you a fuller picture. I would compare that to a news magazine or the New Republic."
- Tabitha Soren
(Related: News)

"It's nice to know about something as soon as it happens, and obviously a newspaper can't provide that."
- Tabitha Soren
"If the breaking news story had to do with hard news, politics specifically, I had a lot to do with it. If it had to do with music, Kurt Loder was more involved."
- Tabitha Soren
(Related: Politics, Music, News)

"For the last year I've been at Stanford University as a student and I've had time to read the newspaper."
- Tabitha Soren
(Related: Time, University)

"At MTV, it's very nice sometimes to be able to be very specific. Specificity really makes a news story interesting because you can color it in that personality."
- Tabitha Soren
(Related: News, Personality)

"You have a specific, defined audience-at MTV, they assume the audience to the news is 15 to 30 years old and they do a lot of research about the things they're interested in."
- Tabitha Soren
(Related: News, Old, Research, Years)

"At MTV, although the audience is smaller, I found it more interesting to deliver news to a specific group of people, because my story then did not have to try to be all things to all people."
- Tabitha Soren
(Related: People, News)

"The good news, to relieve all this gloom, is that a democracy is inherently self-correcting. Here, the people are sovereign. Inept political leaders can be replaced. Foolish policies can be changed. Disastrous mistakes can be reversed."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: People, Democracy, Leaders, Mistakes, News, Political leaders, Self)

"A news organization has a much different responsibility. I might not be telling you the whole story. I might not be telling you a story in a manner that is properly sophisticated."
- Aaron Sorkin
(Related: News, Responsibility)

"Spreading the news is your duty as a Christian, and there are many ways to do this."
- Nicholas Sparks
(Related: Christian, Duty, News)

"You don't tell us how to stage the news and we don't tell you how to cover it."
- Larry Speakes
(Related: News)

"Victor Saville was bad news because he wanted money just to do one big picture."
- Mickey Spillane
(Related: Money, News)

"Somebody once said I had a face for radio and a voice for newspapers."
- Jerry Springer
(Related: Newspapers, Voice)

"To go from politics to news, at least the subject matter is the same, even if the view is different."
- Jerry Springer
(Related: Politics, News)

"No one knows who is listening, say nothing you would not wish put in the newspapers."
- Charles Spurgeon
(Related: Listening, Newspapers, Nothing)

"I couldn't open up a magazine, you couldn't read a newspaper, you couldn't turn on the TV without hearing about the obesity epidemic in America."
- Morgan Spurlock
(Related: America, Hearing, Obesity, Open)

"I don't know of anybody's political bias at CBS News. We try very hard to get any opinion that we have out of our stories, and most of our stories are balanced."
- Lesley Stahl
(Related: News, Opinion)

"A lot of newspapers say, Terence Stamp is playing himself and we're as bored as he is."
- Terence Stamp
(Related: Newspapers)

"When we make a mistake, it becomes front-page news. We don't need any reporter telling us how badly we played."
- Willie Stargell
(Related: Mistake, News)

"I thought I might say something to newsmen that could be turned into a scandal."
- George Stevens
(Related: Thought, Scandal)

"Newspaper editors are men who separate the wheat from the chaff, and then print the chaff."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Men, Editors)

"Accuracy to a newspaper is what virtue is to a lady; but a newspaper can always print a retraction."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Virtue, Accuracy, Lady)

"It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Beauty, Quality, Men, Old, Spirit, Trees)

"If you watch the news and don't like it, then this is your counter program to the news."
- Jon Stewart
(Related: News)

"We live in such a sheltered environment in the United States. I've been fortunate enough to have traveled all over the world, and I've seen things you only read about and see on the news."
- Payne Stewart
(Related: Environment, News, states, United, World)

"We had news this morning of another successful atomic bomb being dropped on Nagasaki. These two heavy blows have fallen in quick succession upon the Japanese and there will be quite a little space before we intend to drop another."
- Henry L. Stimson
(Related: Successful, Being, News, Quick, Space, Will)

"The difference between burlesque and the newspapers is that the former never pretended to be performing a public service by exposure."
- I. F. Stone
(Related: Difference, Newspapers, Public, Service)

"The doctor told Phil, my then husband, that my condition was really bad news. They had found an artery tearing and said I could die. They said they could try to patch it up but it could go horribly wrong. It all turned out okay in the end but it was touch and go."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: HusbEnd, News, Wrong)

"I think George just nailed the whole thing, the whole time period, the whole look and feel of what that newsroom was like. I did a lot of research for the role and believe me, it's all pretty genuine, down to the very last cigarette butt."
- David Strathairn
(Related: Time, Pretty, Research)

"The first writing I did was short short stories for a newspaper syndicate for which I was paid five dollars a piece on publication."
- Theodore Sturgeon
(Related: First, Writing)

"The truth is not wonderful enough to suit the newspapers; so they enlarge upon it, and invent ridiculous embellishments."
- Anne Sullivan
(Related: Truth, Newspapers)

"News is so often a report of conflict, an account of problems, a thing of the day and even of the minute, that sometimes I think we make the background darker and the shadows deeper than they actually are."
- Arthur H. Sulzberger
(Related: Conflict, Day, News, Problems, Shadows)

"The Defense Department's plan to ban newspaper reporters from pool coverage of military operations is incredible. It reveals the administration to be out of touch with journalism, reality and the First Amendment."
- Arthur Ochs Sulzberger
(Related: Defense, First, Journalism, Military, Reality)

"I have before me a newspaper slip on which a writer expresses the opinion that no one should be allowed to possess more than one million dollars' worth of property."
- William Graham Sumner
(Related: Opinion, Property, Worth, Writer)

"Live so that when the final summons comes you will leave something more behind you than an epitaph on a tombstone or an obituary in a newspaper."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Will)

"Debate is almost non-existent and no one is apparently accountable to anybody apart from their political party bosses. It is bad news for democracy in this country."
- Helen Suzman
(Related: Bosses, Country, Debate, Democracy, News, Party)

"We can no longer allow multinationals to parade as agents of progress and democracy in the newspapers, even as they subvert it at the workplace."
- John J. Sweeney
(Related: Progress, Democracy, Newspapers)

"The first duty of a newspaper is to be accurate. If it be accurate, it follows that it is fair."
- Herbert Bayard Swope
(Related: Duty, First)

"The secret of a successful newspaper is to take one story each day and bang the hell out of it. Give the public what it wants to have and part of what it ought to have whether it wants it or not."
- Herbert Bayard Swope
(Related: Successful, Day, Hell, Public)

"Playing Christ, I began to feel shut away from the world. A newspaper became one of my biggest luxuries. I noticed that some of my close friends began treating me with reverence."
- Max von Sydow
(Related: Christ, Friends, World)

"When you have a foreign invasion - in this case by the Indonesian army - writers, intellectuals, newspapers and magazines are the first targets of repression."
- Antonio Tabucchi
(Related: Army, First, Intellectuals, Newspapers, Repression, Writers)

"Don't worry over what the newspapers say. I don't. Why should anyone else? I told the truth to the newspaper correspondents - but when you tell the truth to them they are at sea."
- William Howard Taft
(Related: Truth, Newspapers, Sea, Worry)

"Other than that one year, Salon has been very cautious about the way it spends money. For instance, since last year, we've had virtually no marketing budget. It's just word of mouth. And our circulation continues to grow that way by breaking news stories."
- David Talbot
(Related: Money, Marketing, News, Word)

"I don't think Fox News or Rush Limbaugh need Clinton it turns out. I think there's a hunger out there for - whether it's on the left or right - a more lively and provocative type of political journalism. I think Salon and Fox on the other side have both benefited from that."
- David Talbot
(Related: Hunger, Journalism, News, Provocative, Right)

"News, if unreported, has no impact. It might as well have not happened at all."
- Gay Talese
(Related: News)

"Oil prices have fallen lately. We include this news for the benefit of gas stations, which otherwise wouldn't learn of it for six months."
- William D. Tammeus
(Related: Months, News, Oil)

"In France we have a law which doesn't allow the press to publish a photo that you didn't approve. It lets the paparazzi take the picture, but if they publish this picture, you have the choice to sue the newspaper. So me, I always sued them."
- Audrey Tautou
(Related: Choice, France, Law, Press)

"Look at the declining television coverage. Look at the declining voting rate. Economics and economic news is what moves the country now, not politics."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: Politics, Country, Economics, News, Now, Television, Voting)

"The anger of lovers renews their love."
- Terence
(Related: Anger, Love, Lovers)

"American boys should not be seen dying on the nightly news. Wars should be over in three days or less, or before Congress invokes the War Powers Resolution."
- Evan Thomas
(Related: War, American, Boys, Congress, Dying, News, Resolution)

"When you're in the news business, you always expect the unexpected."
- Helen Thomas
(Related: Business, News)

"To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit and read it are old women over their tea."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Women, Gossip, News, Old, Tea)

"I was the fattest baby in Clark County, Arkansas. They put me in the newspaper. It was like a prize turnip."
- Billy Bob Thornton
(Related: Baby)

"Well, I think a lot of people only hear about the extreme, fundamentalist kind of polygamists, because they're always in the news being brought up on charges."
- Jeanne Tripplehorn
(Related: People, Being, Extreme, News)

"You can never get all the facts from just one newspaper, and unless you have all the facts, you cannot make proper judgements about what is going on."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Facts)

"I generally wake up, exercise and read through a huge amount of newspapers. I get to the office somewhere between 7:30 and 8:00 - my brothers and I are always the first ones in."
- Ivanka Trump
(Related: Brothers, Exercise, First, Newspapers, Office)

"I don't care a straw for your newspaper articles, my constituents don't know how to read, but they can't help seeing them damned pictures."
- Boss Tweed
(Related: Care, Help)

"If there was no Black Sabbath, I could still possibly be a morning newspaper delivery boy. No fun."
- Lars Ulrich
(Related: Fun, Sabbath)

"Fifty percent of people won't vote, and fifty percent don't read newspapers. I hope it's the same fifty percent."
- Gore Vidal
(Related: People, Hope, Newspapers, Vote)

"Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half."
- Gore Vidal
(Related: People, American, President)

"He appeared every night, like myself, at about nine o'clock, in the office of Mr. Tyler, to learn the news brought in the night Associated Press report. He knew me from the Bull Run campaign as a correspondent of the press."
- Henry Villard
(Related: News, Night, Office, Press)

"In the case of news, we should always wait for the sacrament of confirmation."
- Voltaire
(Related: News)

"I tried to keep it secret, but the story got into the newspapers. It was more difficult for my family, who couldn't understand why the media wouldn't leave me in peace."
- Grete Waitz
(Related: Peace, Family, Media, Newspapers)

"I do not read newspapers. I do not watch television. I am not interested in current events, although I will occasionally discuss them if other people want to discuss them."
- Diane Wakoski
(Related: People, Events, Newspapers, Television, Want, Will)

"I think a lot of people in television news look at the cable networks with great envy."
- Chris Wallace
(Related: People, Envy, News, Television)

"The American fascists are most easily recognized by their deliberate perversion of truth and fact. Their newspapers and propaganda carefully cultivate every fissure of disunity, every crack in the common front against fascism."
- Henry A. Wallace
(Related: Truth, American, Fact, Fascism, Newspapers, Propaganda)

"With a fascist the problem is never how best to present the truth to the public but how best to use the news to deceive the public into giving the fascist and his group more money or more power."
- Henry A. Wallace
(Related: Money, Power, Truth, Giving, News, Present, Public)

"A harsh reality of newspaper editing is that the deadlines don't allow for the polish that you expect in books or even magazines."
- Bill Walsh
(Related: Books, Reality)

"Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue."
- Izaak Walton
(Related: Virtue, Company)

"We're going to try to create some programs that are going to generate viewer interest and appointment viewing. We still will have news on Headline News."
- Jim Walton
(Related: Interest, News, Will)

"Since I arrived at CNN, it has grown into one of the largest and most trusted news organizations in the world."
- Jim Walton
(Related: News, World)

"During the war, in which several of our embedded correspondents were able to report from moving vehicles crossing the Iraqi desert, the use of technology made news gathering safer."
- Jim Walton
(Related: Technology, War, News)

"CNN was one of the first news organizations in the world to train and equip its journalists before deploying them to dangerous areas."
- Jim Walton
(Related: First, News, World)

"During my Austin years, I was drawing a regular strip for the University Of Texas newspaper, going to school, delivering blood, and trying to change my approach and "style" as much as I could, since I knew that I'd calcify as I got older."
- Chris Ware
(Related: Change, Blood, School, Trying, University, Years)

"Today or any day that phone may ring and bring good news."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Day, May, News, Today)

"I'm sort of obsessed with the news. That is a syndrome. But I don't watch a whole lot of TV."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: News)

"One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid."
- James D. Watson
(Related: Successful, Contrast, Mothers, Newspapers, Popular, Scientists)

"You don't hear things that are bad about your company unless you ask. It is easy to hear good tidings, but you have to scratch to get the bad news."
- Thomas J. Watson
(Related: Company, News)

"News is what a chap who doesn't care much about anything wants to read. And it's only news until he's read it. After that it's dead."
- Evelyn Waugh
(Related: Care, News)

"After spending three years of my life looking into this, I am more convinced than ever that the U.S. government's responsibility for the drug problems in South Central Los Angeles and other inner cities is greater than I ever wrote in the newspaper."
- Gary Webb
(Related: Life, Government, Cities, Problems, Responsibility, Years)

"So it's the kind of business where you can't wait to get up in the morning and read the papers, or listen to what's on the news, and you know, how the world's going to change."
- Sanford I. Weill
(Related: Business, Change, News, World)

"Newspapers write ringing editorials declaring that this is and always was a democracy."
- Robert Welch
(Related: Democracy, Newspapers)

"With the exception of the New York Times, Fox news, and Lou Dobbs of CNN, and talk radio, the rest of the mainstream media has basically been silenced like a bunch of dumb monkeys."
- Curt Weldon
(Related: Dumb, Media, News, Rest, Talk)

"The establishment, the newspapers, they try to create something called Scottish literature, but when people are actually going to write, they are not going to necessarily prescribe to that, they'll write what they feel."
- Irvine Welsh
(Related: People, Literature, Newspapers)

"If a liberal News channel were launched it would fall flat on its face."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: Liberal, News)

"The Fox News cable channel is doing very well because there is a market for what Fox News has to offer."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: News)

"This brought on the news media, TV crews, interviews, and numerous public appearances."
- Ryan White
(Related: Media, News, Public)

"I will say I remember the best thing in terms of publicity was being on the cover of Newsweek."
- Vanna White
(Related: Being, Publicity, Will)

"The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Genius, People, Churches, Newspapers, states, United)

"There are two sayings that are familiar in every news room across the country: 1) sex sells; 2) if it bleeds it leads."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Sex, News, sayings)

"These newspaper reporters... ever since Sullivan versus New York Times... have got a license to lie."
- Edward Bennett Williams
(Related: Lie)

"The newspapers loved pinup pictures of pretty young swimmers, and as a national champion, I got more than my share of space in the sports pages."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Sports, Newspapers, Pretty, Space)

"Three events. Three gold medals. I was news, big news, in the sports world."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Sports, Events, Gold, News, World)

"There was a time when the FCC tried to require a certain amount of television and media to be educational, a certain amount to be newsworthy and a certain amount of it to be public access."
- Montel Williams
(Related: Time, Media, Public, Television)

"Whether you're a newspaper journalist, a lawyer, a doctor. You have to organize your thoughts."
- Frederick Wiseman
(Related: Thoughts)

"I watch sitcoms like Seinfeld, and here's a newsflash, but what a great show."
- Scott Wolf
"Not even the most powerful organs of the press, including Time, Newsweek, and The New York Times, can discover a new artist or certify his work and make it stick. They can only bring you the scores."
- Thomas Wolfe
(Related: Work, Time, Artist, Press)

"Every news organization should ideally be as broadly representative as possible."
- Judy Woodruff
(Related: News)

"Some newspapers have a hands-off policy on favored politicians. But it's generally very small newspapers or local TV stations."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Policy, Newspapers, Politicians)

"Newspapers that are truly independent, like The Washington Post, can still aggressively investigate anyone or anything with no holds barred."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Newspapers, Post, Washington)

"Deep Throat's information, and in my view, courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Courage, Deep, Information)

"If information is true, if it can be verified, and if it's really important, the newspaper needs to be willing to take the risk associated with using unidentified sources."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Information, Needs, Risk)

"But I know newspapers. They have the first amendment and they can tell any lie knowing it's a lie and they're protected if the person's famous or it's a company."
- Steve Wozniak
(Related: Lie, Company, Famous, First, Newspapers)

"What kind of morons do you have working at newspapers in Austin that would base an entire review of an artist's performance on whether or not they had a good seat?"
- Al Yankovic
(Related: Performance, Artist, Newspapers)

"I wrote a lot of stuff quickly: pages and pages of notes that seemed pretty incoherent at first. Most of it was taken from the radio because -suddenly being a parent- I'd be confronted by the radio giving a news report every hour of the day."
- Thom Yorke
(Related: Being, Day, First, Giving, News, Pretty)

"Today's China is not in the least shut out from the rest of the world. Trends come to us from all over the world. And the Internet is really developed in China. We get news from all over the world."
- Zhang Ziyi
(Related: Internet, News, Rest, Today, World)

"It's really unfair to working women in America who read celebrity news and think, 'Why can't I lose weight when I've had a baby?' Well, everyone you're reading about has money for a trainer and a chef. That doesn't make it realistic."
- Rachel Zoe
(Related: Money, Women, America, Baby, Celebrity, News, Reading, Weight)

"It is not true that virtually all news in a totalitarian state is false."
- Konrad Zuse
(Related: News, State)