Journalism Quotes

Journalism is literature in a hurry.

Matthew Arnold

Journalism is organized gossip.

Edward Egglestone

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

Lord Northcliffe

We journalists make it a point to know very little about an extremely wide variety of topics; this is how we stay objective.

Dave Barry

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

C.E.M. Joad

Journalism is the first rough draft of history.


Generally speaking, the best people nowadays go into journalism, the second best into business, the rubbish into politics and the shits into law

Auberon Waugh

Journalism allows its readers to witness history; fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it.

John Hersey

Journalism largely consists in saying "Lord Jones is dead" to people who never knew Lord Jones was alive.

G.K. Chesterton

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

Rebecca West

Journalists cover words and delude themselves into thinking they have committed journalism.

Hedrick Smith

You can crush a man with journalism.

William Randolph Hearst

The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable, and literature is not read

Oscar Wilde

We journalists... are also extremely impressed with scientists, and we will, frankly, print just about any wacky thing they tell us, especially if it involves outer space.

Dave Barry

The news is staged, anticipated, reported, analyzed until all interest is wrung from it and abandoned for some new novelty.

Thomas Griffith

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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