There will be over 3,500 killed in USA today from abortion. No flags lowered, no presidents crying. No media hyperventilating. Normal day.— Matt Drudge
The most unforgettable Matt Drudge quotes that may be undiscovered and unusual
There's a danger of the Internet just becoming loud, ugly and boring with a thousand voices screaming for attention.
Where are the flamboyant characters?! This is what America desperately needs right now! Flamboyant intellectual characters who can cut different ways. And, that's just what I'm missing.
Everybody is so hungry for referrals, for 'likes.
' I don't need to be liked. I don't need to be liked at all. I don't care if there's a button right there at the top of Drudge saying 'like' or 'dislike,' 'thumbs up,' 'thumbs down,' it doesn't mean anything.
There won't be editors in the future with the Internet world, with citizen reporting. That doesn't scare me.
Because I have success, it doesn't mean I'm part of the mainstream. I'm still an outsider.
I never think too far into the future. I'm too busy thinking about tomorrow's news.
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.
Not everything I do is gossip or bedroom.
To the contrary, I think that's just an easy label to dismiss me and to dismiss the new medium.
Meet them once and you're innocent; meet them twice and you're not. So if you see me having drinks again with Harvey Weinstein then, okay, you've got me.
Time is limited. Time is not forever. How many more moons and sunrises will you see in your life rise and fall? There's not that many! It's a small amount! So, for people to be saying with this attitude "ohh, I'll get on with my life, and my greatness, sometime." No, you can't!
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?
I do most of my business on that dirty Internet that you were just talking about, where I find there is a lot of freedom to report exactly what I want.
You would be amazed what the ordinary guy knows.
If technology has finally caught up with individual liberty, why would anyone who loves freedom want to rethink that?
I was first to break the news about the death of Lady Diana.
The CNN team couldn't get into makeup fast enough.
We have entered an era vibrating with the din of small voices.
Every citizen can be a reporter, can take on the powers that be.
I didn't go to the right schools, didn't come from a well-known family, nor was I even remotely connected to a powerful publishing dynasty.
Make your own place. Make your own. The engine that allows you to make your own dynamic, your own universe. Why are you gravitating towards somebody else's universe?
I need no traffic from Google. I don't care if I get one traffic referral from Google, or Bing, or Yahoo, or any of these others. It's always been that way.
The media is comparable to government-probably passes government in raw power.
I realize that just my personality is, that I've gotta stay focused. I can't be too distracted.
Since Democrats vs. Republicans has been obliterated, no real difference between parties.
I want one place I can go that is not going to be lewd, and I'm not sure there is anything left.
I follow my conscience - and this is upsetting to some people, but I maintain the conscience is going to be the only thing between us and communication in the future.
I envision a future where there'll be 300 million reporters, where anyone from anywhere can report for any reason. It's freedom of participation absolutely realized.
The first step in good reporting is good snooping.
It seems to me we are losing our way in an effort to get the ratings.
I just wish there was more media that was trailblazing and independent.
And, this to me is a big danger right now in this set up is you've got these corporations, like the New York Times, and Amazon now with the Washington Post, and Time-Warner, and all of them seem to be the same! This is what's frightening!
I cover media people the way they cover politicians.
Television saved the movies. The Internet is going to save the news business.
You've gotta be dynamic in media. That's the only thing that's gonna work.
There's nothing more exciting than to watch a story break and grow, and to be the first one to present it to the world.
Please give reason. Raised taxes; marching us off to war again; approved more NSA snooping. WHO ARE THEY?!
This generation is frightened of ideas, or at least it's being suppressed.
Don't get into this false sense that you are an individual when you're on Facebook. No. You're Not. You're a pawn in their scheme.
I've written thousands of stories, started hundreds of news cycles.
They could put Hillary Clinton's brain in a jar in the Oval Office, and she'd be elected. People are really sick.
I live in a world that's free, colorful, vibrant, takes chances, bold, stands up to power, umm, and that's where I've mad my success.
I don't necessarily think anything on a Web site can have a result.
If your calling is media, if your calling is media, fine, if your calling is sports, whatever it is, but you've gotta be the greatest you can be now. Now. Before America is so completely altered and we're left with Hillary's brain, in the Oval Office, in a jar. Because that's what we're getting.
You can't underestimate the sickness of the American people right now.
They're really sick. And, that's, I'm more angry at the sick Americans than I am at Obama or Hillary Clinton. I'm really angry at the sick Americans.
The reality of the situation is life on Earth has not changed.
We need facts, we need events, we need specifics on things.
I've been traveling a lot, and I'm seeing a lot of desperation everywhere in America. A lot of sad desperation.
You are what you dream you are and become.
And, I wish Americans would get out of the sickness and just become greater.
I'm a free-thinker. I'm an American. I'm very concerned with what's happening. So, I just give it my all. I've learned how to take care of myself and detach from outcomes because, otherwise, you can't survive.
The Internet feeds off the main press, and the main press feeds off the Internet. They're working in tandem.
With a modem, anyone can follow the world and report on the world-no middle man, no big brother. I guess this changes everything.
There's just a law to the universe. We can have the San Andreas rip tonight. You've nothing to do with that. We could have had that super hurricane, that, look what it did to South Carolina two or three hundred miles offshore! Imagine if a category 5 eye wall went right up the Chesapeake Bay. They can say "well, mankind did that." No, mother nature decides. So, will we survive? I'm sure we will.