Journalism Quotes

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

Adlai E. Stevenson

Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.

Henry Anatole Grunwald

Journalism is the ability to meet the challenge of filling space.

Rebecca West

You cant publish a paper on physics without the full experimental data and results; that should be the standard in journalism.

Julian Paul Assange

Journalism is in fact history on the run.

Thomas Griffith

The smarter the journalists are, the better off society is. [For] to a degree, people read the press to inform themselves-and the better the teacher, the better the student body.

Warren Buffett

In journalism, there has always been a tension between getting it first and getting it right

Ellen Goodman

I became a journalist to come as close as possible to the heart of the world.

Henry R. Luce

There is a huge difference between journalism and advertising. Journalism aspires to truth. Advertising is regulated for truth. I'll put the accuracy of the average ad in this country up against the average news story any time.

Jef I. Richards

Exaggeration of every kind is as essential to journalism as it is to dramatic art, for the object of journalism is to make events go as far as possible

Arthur Schopenhauer

Journalism's ultimate purpose [is] to inform the reader, to bring him each day a letter from home and never to permit the serving of special interests.

Arthur Ochs Sulzberger

Journalists are like whores; as high as their ideals may be, they still have to resort to tricks to make money

Pierce Thorne

There is much to be said in favour of modern journalism. By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, it keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.

Oscar Wilde

The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice, rather than contradict it

Alexander Cockburn

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

Adlai E. Stevenson

Journalism is literature in a hurry.

Matthew Arnold

Be careful. Journalism is more addictive than crack cocaine. Your life can get out of balance.

Dan Rather

A long life in journalism convinced me many presidents ago that there should be a large air space between a journalist and the head of a state.

Walter Lippmann

Journalism is concerned with events, poetry with feelings. Journalism is concerned with the look of the world, poetry with the feel of the world.

Archibald MacLeish

Media is a word that has come to mean bad journalism

Graham Greene

Journalists say a thing that they know is not true, in the hope that if they keep on saying it long enough it will be true.

Enoch Arnold Bennett

Thats arguably what spy agencies do high-tech investigative journalism. Its time that the media upgraded its capabilities along those lines.

Julian Paul Assange

Are you asking me while I am under complete siege? You are a wonderful journalist. You have to respect your profession. You have to be accurate when you are speaking with General Yasser Arafat. Be quiet! You are covering, with such questions, the terrorist activities of the Israeli occupation and the Israeli crimes. Be fair! Why do you make these certain mistakes? Thank you. Bye, bye!

Yasser Arafat

The Press is the Fourth Estate of the realm.

Thomas Carlyle

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Updated On : October 30, 2013
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