Connexions Quotations

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Media Quotes

Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media.
- Noam Chomsky

Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.
- George Orwell

A free press can of course be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom it will never be anything but bad.
- Albert Camus

If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about answers.
- Thomas Pynchon
  Proverbs for Paranoids

If those in charge of our society – politicians, corporate executives, and owners of press and television – can dominate our ideas, they will be secure in their power. They will not need soldiers patrolling the streets. We will control ourselves.
- Howard Zinn

It is the duty of the press to come forward on behalf of the oppressed... the first duty of the press now is to undermine all the foundations of the existing political state of affairs.
- Karl Marx

It makes sense to keep a realistic grasp of the factors that limit and distort the media product, while at the same time recognizing the many opportunities the media offer to introduce new perspectives and understanding. Many fine journalists, commentators, and activists have shown how much can be achieved with dedication and commitment.
- Noam Chomsky

One cannot expect a corporate media system to report honestly or accurately about the corporate world.
- David Cromwell & David Edwards,

The press lies continually and has to deny even any consciousness of lying, and must cast off all shame.
- Karl Marx

You cannot enjoy the advantages of a free press without putting up with its inconveniences
- Karl Marx

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