quote by D. James Kennedy

The Supreme Court has said that America is a Christian nation. But to make such a statement today causes reporters, newsmen, and many politicians to go ballistic.

— D. James Kennedy

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If newsmen do not tell the truth as they see it because it might make waves, or if their bosses decide something should or should not be broadcast because of Washington or Main Street consequences, we have dishonored ourselves and we have lost the First Amendment by default.

Millions of people are provided with their thoughts as with their clothes;

authors, printers, booksellers, and newsmen stand, in relation to their minds, simply as shoemakers and tailors stand to their bodies.

Newsmen believe that news is a tacitly acknowledged fourth branch of the federal system. This is why most news about government sounds as if it were federally mandated -- serious, bulky and blandly worthwhile, like a high-fiber diet set in type.

I thought I might say something to newsmen that could be turned into a scandal.

You're going to run into a great deal of opinions.

I think that's just fertile ground for us. What else would you want to write a show about than something that is that much of a pressure cooker, that has that much influence and impact? We're going to run into a lot of different opinions, but it's inspiring to me that newsmen and newswomen have reached out and said how thrilled they are with what we're doing.

Journalistic hours are odd and long and often tense, and newsmen seek each other out as natural allies in a world that is so much part of them, but which they visit so randomly.

Newsmen winding up the nation, a little bad news helps circulation, pass on the panic to the population.

My mother was married to one of the greatest newsmen of all times.

CNN was built out of his idealism and his recognition that, in a global age, we needed greater understanding of the world around us.

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