Media Journalism Quotes

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Bill Hicks
“They Want You To Be A Docile Apathetic Consumer”
Bill Hicks

Graham Greene
“Media is just a word that has come to mean bad journalism.”
Graham Greene

Katherine Dunn
“Nudity and explicit sex are far more easily available now than are clear images of death. The quasi-violence of movies and television dwells on the lively acts of killing – flying kicks, roaring weapons, crashing cars, flaming explosions. These are the moral equivalents of old-time cinematic sex. The fictional spurting of gun muzzles after flirtation and seduction but stop a titillating instant short of actual copulation. The results of such aggressive vivacity remain a mystery. The corpse itself, riddled and gaping, swelling or dismembered, the action of heat and bacteria, of mummification or decay are the most illicit pornography.”
Katherine Dunn

Nassim Nicholas Taleb
“Most info-Web-media-newspaper types have a hard time swallowing the idea that knowledge is reached (mostly) by removing junk from peoples heads”
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Walter M. Miller Jr.
“They don't think up questions like that on the basis of what might be true; they concoct the questions on the basis of what might be sensational if it just happened to be true.”
Walter M. Miller Jr., A Canticle for Leibowitz

Dan Rather
“Journalism is not a precise science, it's a crude art”
Dan Rather

Bethany L. Brand
“Because of media portrayals, clinicians may believe that dissociative identity disorder presents with dramatic, florid alternate identities with obvious state transitions (switching). These florid presentations occur in only about 5% of patients with dissociative identity disorder.(20) How ever, the vast majority of these patients have subtle presentations characterized by a mixture of dissociative and PTSD symptoms embedded with other symptoms, such as post-traumatic depression, substance abuse, somatoform symptoms, eating disorders, and self-destructive and impulsive behaviors.(2,10)”
Bethany Brand

Aysha Taryam
“Say what you wish about media in the Arab world, but say it knowing that no media channel in the world is absolutely free.”
Aysha Taryam

“Media who pretend to write stories about groups whose voices are never heard but write almost universally through the lens of western men instead, are ensuring that all interpretations and solutions come from the same small segment of society.”
Heather Marsh

“The problem with the media - is that if you talk to it, it will use things against you. And that if you don't talk to it, it will use things against you”
lauren klarfeld

Peter Arnett
“If democracy is the voice of the people, then the AP is its stenographer.”
Peter Arnett, Flash! The Associated Press Covers the World

“It is sad and shocking to think that victory and the lives of thousands of men are pawns to the "fear of They," and the writings of a group of unprincipled reporters, and weak-kneed congressmen.”
Gen. George S. Patton

“Mas depois que Serra e Mendes se falaram na véspera, apesar de sete dos dez ministros já ter votado contra a exigência, Gilmar pediu “vista dos autos”, paralisando a análise do caso.”
Palmério Dória, Crime de imprensa

“campanha de difamação do presidente João Goulart, o Jango, que incluía até a vida pessoal, com sugestão de mulher adúltera, o fantasma do “comunismo”, as “marchas da família com Deus pela liberdade”, de novo Lacerda no rádio e na televisão em discursos incendiários, e uma reta final com manchetes arrasadoras, como “Basta”,”
Palmério Dória, Crime de imprensa