Journalism Quotes

Journalism is organized gossip.

Edward Eggleston

A news sense is really a sense of what is important, what is vital, what has color and life - what people are interested in. That's journalism.

Burton Rascoe

There can be no higher law in journalism than to tell the truth and to shame the devil - remain detached from the great

Walter Lippmann

People may expect too much of journalism. Not only do they expect it to be entertaining, they expect it to be true.

Lewis H. Lapham

Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be grasped at once

Cyril Connolly

Junk journalism is the evidence of a society that has got at least one thing right, that there should be nobody with the power to dictate where responsible journalism begins

Tom Stoppard

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

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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