If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.— Malcolm X
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Courage is telling our story, not being immune to criticism.
If I had the power to influence Indian journals, I would have the following headlines printed in bold letters on the first page: Milk for the infants , Food for the adults and Education for all
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.
Italian journalism is free because it serves one cause and one purpose... mine!
Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.
Life has become immeasurably better since I have been forced to stop taking it seriously.
Secrecy is the linchpin of abuse of power, .
. . its enabling force. Transparency is the only real antidote.
If that is what makes us liberals, so be it, just as long as in reporting the news we adhere to the first ideals of good journalism - that news reports must be fair, accurate and unbiased.
The newspaper that obstructs the law on a trivial pretext, for money's sake, is a dangerous enemy to the public weal.That awful power, the public opinion of a nation, is created in America by a horde of ignorant, self-complacent simpletons who failed at ditching and shoemaking and fetched up in journalism on their way to the poorhouse.
I have never feared that the revolution would be engendered by the universities;
but that at them a whole generation of revolutionaries must be formed, unless the evil is restrained, seems to me certain.... The greatest and consequently most urgent evil now is the press.... All journals, pamphlets in Germany must be under a censorship.
So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?
I still love writing in my journal and wearing sparkly dresses and looking at old chandeliers.
As anchorman of the CBS Evening News, I signed off my nightly broadcasts for nearly two decades with a simple statement: "And that's the way it is." To me, that encapsulates the newsman's highest ideal: to report the facts as he sees them, without regard for the consequences or controversy that may ensue.
Money is the great power today. Men sell their souls for it. Women sell their bodies for it. Others worship it. The money power has grown so great that the issue of all issues is whether the corporation shall rule this country or the country shall again rule the corporations.
Anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing.
You can crush a man with journalism.
What passes for investigative journalism is finding somebody with their pants down - literally or otherwise.
And after about two years, I realized that creative writing was not going to help you ace those biological tests. So I switched over to journalism. I didn't graduate with honors, but I did graduate on time and with some doing.
One of the basic troubles with radio and television news is that both instruments have grown up as an incompatible combination of show business, advertising and news. Each of the three is a rather bizarre and demanding profession. And when you get all three under one roof, the dust never settles.
David Brinkley was an icon of modern broadcast journalism, a brilliant writer who could say in a few words what the country needed to hear during times of crisis, tragedy and triumph.
Never awake me when you have good news to announce, because with good news nothing presses; but when you have bad news, arouse me immediately, for then there is not an instant to be lost.
Journalism is the only profession explicitly protected by the U.
S. Constitution, because journalists are supposed to be the check and balance on government. We're supposed to be holding those in power accountable. We're not supposed to be their megaphone. That's what the corporate media have become.
In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it.
It is simply no longer possible to believe much of the clinical research that is published, or to rely on the judgment of trusted physicians or authoritative medical guidelines. I take no pleasure in this conclusion, which I reached slowly and reluctantly over my two decades as an editor of The New England Journal of Medicine.
Going to where the silence is. That is the responsibility of a journalist: giving a voice to those who have been forgotten, forsaken, and beaten down by the powerful.
And I believe that good journalism, good television, can make our world a better place.
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Call on God, but row away from the rocks.
Freedom of the press is not questioned when investigative journalism unearths scandals, But that does not mean that every classified state document should be made available to journalists.
Food is not just fuel. Food is about family, food is about community, food is about identity. And we nourish all those things when we eat well.
You can't serve the public good without the truth as a bottom line.
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.
The critical importance of honest journalism and a free flowing, respectful national conversation needs to be had in our country. But it is being buried as collateral damage in a war whose battles include political correctness and ideological orthodoxy.
I am deeply interested in the progress and elevation of journalism, having spent my life in that profession, regarding it as a noble profession and one of unequaled importance for its influence upon the minds and morals of the people
Journalism allows its readers to witness history;
fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it.
Novel writing should never be confused with journalism.
Unfortunately, in the case of Primary Colors, a fair number of journalists confused.