Monday, May 02, 2005

Media and Journalism Quotes

I always turn to the sports section first.  The sports section records people's accomplishments; the front page nothing but man's failures.  ~Earl Warren, quoted in Sports Illustrated, 22 July 1968 If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read:  "President Can't Swim."  ~Lyndon B. Johnson 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 The flood of print has turned reading into a process of gulping rather than savoring.  ~Warren Chappell They kill good trees to put out bad newspapers.  ~James G. Watt, quoted in Newswe

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