Quotations on News

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Ah, the pleasure, the joy - a big news story that runs and runs, that is played down by some of our journalistic colleagues, saying 'it'll never happen', only to be confirmed by the Home Secretary.
- Kamal Ahmed
(Keywords: Home, Joy, News, Pleasure, Saying)

The news of the open military help to Franco from Hitler and Mussolini, and the heroic resistance of the people of Madrid, Barcelona and the big cities fired a widespread wish to help the Republic and its people.
- Bill Alexander
(Keywords: People, Cities, Help, Military, News, Open)

'm thrilled to be joining the incredible team at ABC News. Being asked to anchor 'This Week' and the superb tradition started by David Brinkley, is a tremendous and rare honor, and I look forward to discussing the great domestic and international issues of the day.
- Christiane Amanpour
(Keywords: Being, Day, Honor, News, Tradition)

The current wisdom now is that if the three networks are covering the news the same way the difference is the anchor people. I think that won't be true in the future.
- Roone Arledge
(Keywords: Wisdom, People, Difference, Future, News, Now)

I want everybody in the news business to think of ABC before they go any place else. If it costs us an extra few thousand dollars to do that, what does it mean?
- Roone Arledge
(Keywords: Business, News, Want)

I don't think the news department will have to lie down and play dead like it has in the past. By and large the network has been understanding, but then so have I.
- Roone Arledge
(Keywords: Lie, Network, News, Past, Play, Understanding, Will)

But if you cover the World Series on the news or do a feature on an Ali boxing match then all of a sudden ears go up all over the place and people say what the hell are you doing. The reason for that is that we're doing something that people are really interested in.
- Roone Arledge
(Keywords: People, Boxing, Hell, News, Reason, World)

One of the reasons why when Elvis dies or the Son of Sam is captured ABC News' ratings go up is because people who don't normally watch news are watching then. The question is, do you want to attract people who don't watch network news or fight over the people who do?
- Roone Arledge
(Keywords: Son, People, Fight, Network, News, Question, Want)

We like to engage in a normal publishing effort, which is to act in a responsible manner and make sure the material is not likely to harm anyone, that it is properly investigated by quality news organizations, and by lawyers and human rights groups and so on.
- Julian Assange
(Keywords: Quality, Act, Effort, Rights, Harm, Human rights, Lawyers, News, Publishing)

We get information in the mail, the regular postal mail, encrypted or not, vet it like a regular news organization, format it - which is sometimes something that's quite hard to do, when you're talking about giant databases of information - release it to the public and then defend ourselves against the inevitable legal and political attacks.
- Julian Assange
(Keywords: Legal, Information, Mail, News, Public, Talking)

The bastard form of mass culture is humiliated repetition... always new books, new programs, new films, news items, but always the same meaning.
- Roland Barthes
(Keywords: Books, Culture, Meaning, News, Repetition)

News is important information that may influence your investments. Noise is talk or buzz or some headline that prevents you from seeing a story clearly. News is useful. Noise is a distraction. Calling what's noise and news after the fact is easy.
- Maria Bartiromo
(Keywords: Fact, Influence, Information, May, News, Talk)

While it's wonderful that investors have access to all the data now available to them, it has become a full-time job to sift through it and separate out the valuable news from the useless noise.
- Maria Bartiromo
(Keywords: Job, News, Now)

The good news is that parents are the leading influence on kids' decision not to drink alcohol.
- Xavier Becerra
(Keywords: Decision, Alcohol, Influence, Kids, Leading, News, Parents)

When you are thrown onto the stage at 17 in such an enormous way, it becomes living on the edge because every step you take, every word you speak, every action you do becomes headline news. And it became, for me, life or death.
- Boris Becker
(Keywords: Death, Life, Action, Living, News, Word)

I never believe them when they say that because you really have to sort of be aware of what's going on in the news in order to get the jokes on the show.
- Samantha Bee
(Keywords: Jokes, News, Order)

It's like tabloid news programs that talk about how horrible something is, while at the same time they're glorifying it as their top story.
- Daisy Berkowitz
(Keywords: Time, News, Talk)

The greatest felony in the news business today is to be behind, or to miss a big story. So speed and quantity substitute for thoroughness and quality, for accuracy and context.
- Carl Bernstein
(Keywords: Business, Quality, Accuracy, News, Quantity, Today)

No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism.
- Annie Besant
(Keywords: Religion, Atheism, News, Philosophy, World)

Ever since I've become chairman, there have been profiles of me in People, George, The Washington Post, The Detroit News, and all of them could have been written by the same person.
- Julian Bond
(Keywords: People, News, Post, Washington)

Why something in the public interest such as television news can be fought over, like a chain of hamburger stands, eludes me.
- Jimmy Breslin
(Keywords: Interest, News, Public, Television)

If a man, for private profit, tears at the public news, does so with the impatience of one who thinks he actually owns the news you get, it is against the national interest.
- Jimmy Breslin
(Keywords: Impatience, Interest, Man, News, Profit, Public, Tears)

I think they are paying a lot more attention to news now, by the way, in part because of national-security issues. A lot of young people have friends or family in the military today.
- Tom Brokaw
(Keywords: Family, People, Attention, Friends, Military, News, Now, Today)

We are in the business of gathering the news. We're not in the business of talking about the news.
- Aaron Brown
(Keywords: Business, News, Talking)

The Emancipation Proclamation, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was put into effect on January 1, 1863, but news of the Proclamation and enforcement did not reach Texas until after the end of the Civil War almost two years later.
- Corrine Brown
(Keywords: War, Effect, End, News, President, Years)

Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage - and that's good news for Ohio.
- Sherrod Brown
(Keywords: Living, News, Wage)

Tell us exactly - certainly our listeners - why does it appear that some folks, certainly in the Democratic Party and in the news media - seem to be afraid of you?
- Tony Brown
(Keywords: Media, News, Party)

From watching the news one would think the Iraqis want us out of their country. But an overwhelming majority of Iraqis support our involvement there. Our freedom is contagious and we helped liberate them.
- Jim Bunning
(Keywords: Country, Freedom, Majority, News, Support, Want)

The Internet has exceeded our collective expectations as a revolutionary spring of information, news, and ideas. It is essential that we keep that spring flowing. We must not thwart the Internet's availability by taxing access to it.
- Chris Cannon
(Keywords: Ideas, Expectations, Information, Internet, News, Spring)

Until we have a better relationship between private performance and the public truth, as was demonstrated with Watergate, we as the public are absolutely right to remain suspicious, contemptuous even, of the secrecy and the misinformation which is the digest of our news.
- John Le Carre
(Keywords: Truth, Performance, News, Public, Right, Secrecy)

Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone.
- Hodding Carter
(Keywords: Darkness, News, Television)

I don't think business news is just for old white men with money.
- Neil Cavuto
(Keywords: Business, Men, Money, News, Old)

I want to democratize business news.
- Neil Cavuto
(Keywords: Business, News, Want)

I want you to know that, despite what you might read at times in the newspapers or see on the television news, we have actually been getting a lot of things done the last several months, the U.S.-Canada relationship.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Months, News, Newspapers, Television, Want)

The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite. Formerly constituting a secret, the real now talks constantly. News reports, information, statistics, and surveys are everywhere.
- Michel De Certeau
(Keywords: Information, Media, News, Now, Silence, Statistics)

Here, the broader issues are already familiar, and discussion has focused at a more sophisticated and detailed level. Within the philosophy of mind, the problem of consciousness is no big news.
- David Chalmers
(Keywords: Consciousness, Mind, News, Philosophy)

The formation of the News America Publishing Group will lead to greater editorial excitement, new business opportunities and greater efficiencies and coordination.
- Peter Chernin
(Keywords: Business, America, Excitement, News, Publishing, Will)

When news of the crash came, probably a lot of people in small towns and farms across America felt a sense of grim satisfaction that the sinners had finally been punished for their wicked ways.
- Ron Chernow
(Keywords: People, America, News, Satisfaction, Sense)

One is that that's the way we started and we thought there would be more value and less confusion if the business model was just based on delivering news that's of value to Web sites.
- Jay Chiat
(Keywords: Business, Thought, Confusion, News, Value)

Well, if you don't want your relatives and friends to die, help me spread the news. Let people know about immortality device. That way, your loved ones won't die.
- Alex Chiu
(Keywords: People, Friends, Immortality, Help, News, Relatives, Want)

You know, there are not only - all of the networks, and I mean every television news operation and print and radio and magazines, newspapers, all of them, are remiss in the diversity area. I mean, none of these organizations have reached a level of parity.
- Connie Chung
(Keywords: Diversity, News, Newspapers, Television)

We're going to develop - what we want to do is to provide the viewers with what they want from CNN and that is the news. So when people tune in, they'll get the latest news, but they'll also get the biggest story of the day in depth, as CNN does so well.
- Connie Chung
(Keywords: People, Day, News, Want)

I was one of the first generations to watch television. TV exposes people to news, to information, to knowledge, to entertainment. How is it bad?
- Tom Clancy
(Keywords: People, Knowledge, Entertainment, First, Generations, Information, News, Television)

You promised to take care of me and not to turn your back on me. How is it possible that you never wrote to me even once and you never came back to see me? Do you think that it is fun for me to spend months, even years, without any news, without any hope!
- Camille Claudel
(Keywords: Care, Fun, Months, News, Years)

My main expertise is in the past, but if I have to extrapolate into the future, I would say: no good news any time soon and an obvious exit strategy is not apparent to me.
- Juan Cole
(Keywords: Time, Strategy, Expertise, Future, News, Obvious, Past)

Our society has changed in unforeseeable ways since Social Security was created. For example, we are living longer, healthier, and more productive lives and while this is all great news, this has also placed added pressure on America's retirement system.
- Norm Coleman
(Keywords: Society, America, Example, Living, News, Pressure, Retirement, Security)

I can't come on like a parent to these kids, if I do, I won't be able to have fun working with them. The good news is they all have parents. The younger ones, their parents by law have to be on set.
- Stephen Collins
(Keywords: Fun, Kids, Law, News, Parents)

There is too much illustrating of the news these days. I look at many editorial cartoons and I don't know what the cartoonists are saying or how they feel about a certain issue.
- Paul Conrad
(Keywords: Cartoons, News, Saying)

The news today that Bush has vowed to veto any legislation that reviews the security implications of the Dubai Port World's potential management of our ports is ludicrous and the entire Democratic Party is calling him to task for it.
- John Conyers
(Keywords: Management, Legislation, News, Party, Potential, Security, Today, World)

That studies have shown that more people are getting up earlier, they're getting their news earlier. They're getting less sleep, getting up at earlier hours.
- Katie Couric
(Keywords: People, News, Sleep)

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