quote by Malcolm X

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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Newspapers journalism quote Courage is telling our story, not being immune to criticism.

Courage is telling our story, not being immune to criticism.

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.

You can crush a man with journalism.

If the newspapers of a country are filled with good news, the jails of that country will be filled with good people.

A job on a newspaper is a special thing.

Every day you take something that you found out about, and you put it down and in a matter of hours it becomes a product. Not just a product like a can or something. It is a personal product that people, a lot of people, take the time to sit down and read.

Newspaper : A device unable to distinguish between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilisation.

When a dog bites a man that is not news, but when a man bites a dog that is news.

Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction.

Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.

The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.

I fear three newspapers more than a hundred thousand bayonets.

Newspapers have developed what might be called a vested interest in catastrophe.

If they can spot a fight, they play up that fight. If they can uncover a tragedy, they will headline that tragedy.

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.

I don't so much mind that newspapers are dying - it's watching them commit suicide that pisses me off.

They call me the father of illustrated journalism.

What folly! I never thought any such thing. I had a small newspaper, which had been dead for years, and I was trying in every way to build up its circulation. What could I use for bait? A picture, of course.

The power is to set the agenda. What we print and what we don't print matter a lot.

If you don't hit a newspaper reader between the eyes with your first sentence, there is no need of writing a second one.

The secret of successful journalism is to make your readers so angry they will write half your paper for you.

You should never pick up a newspaper when you're feeling good, because every newspaper has a special department, called the Bummer Desk, which is responsible for digging up depressing front-page stories.

Journalism - a profession whose business it is to explain to others what it personally does not understand.

It was while making newspaper deliveries, trying to miss the bushes and hit the porch, that I first learned the importance of accuracy in journalism.

No news is good news. No journalists is even better.

If you work in either journalism or politics.

.. you will be flogged for being right and flogged for being wrong, and it hurts both ways-but it doesn't hurt as much when you're right.

Television has a real problem. They have no page two. Consequently every big story gets the same play and comes across to the viewer as a really big, scary one.

Journalism, like history, has no therapeutic value;

it is better able to diagnose than to cure, and it provides society with a primitive means of psychoanalysis that allows the patient to judge the distance between fantasy and reality.

I hope we never live to see the day when a thing is as bad as some of our newspapers make it.

Everything you read in newspapers is absolutely true, except for that rare story of which you happen to have first-hand knowledge.

Just because something is typed-whether it is typed on a business card or typed in a newspaper or book-this does not mean that it is true.

Journalists do not live by words alone, although sometimes they have to eat them.

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.

Before she married my father, my mother was a film reviewer for The Akron Beacon Journal - a small newspaper.

Newspapermen learn to call a murderer "an alleged murderer" and the King of England "the alleged King of England" in order to avoid libel suits.

The newspapers, I perceive, devote some of their columns specially to politics or government without charge; and this, one would say, is all that saves it; but as I love literature and to some extent the truth also, I never read those columns at any rate. I do not wish to blunt my sense of right so much.

Before this century shall run out, journalism will be the whole press.

Mankind will write their book day by day, hour by hour, page by page. Thought will spread abroad with the rapidity of light--instantly conceived, instantly written, instantly understood at the extremities of the earth.

I think newspapers shouldn't try to compete directly with the Web, and should do what they can do better, which may be long-form journalism and using photos and art, and making connections with large-form graphics and really enhancing the tactile experience of paper.

A newspaper, as I'm sure you know, is a collection of supposedly true stories written down by writers who either saw them happen or talked to people who did. These writers are called journalists, and like telephone operators, butchers, ballerinas, and people who clean up after horses, journalists can sometimes make mistakes.

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