Quotations on Press

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I mean the idea of this is that it's a good thing for the public to hear interviews like this and that there will be an inevitable amount of fewer interviews if people that the press talks to wind up thinking, well, it's not really a CBS correspondent.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: People, Idea, Press, Public, Thinking, Will, Wind)

It is within the last quarter century or thirty years. And a lot of that law has turned out to be very, very protective of the press and the public's right to know.
- Floyd Abrams
(Keywords: Law, Press, Public, Right, Years)

Unfortunately, the attitude of many towards the press, humanitarians included and especially government workers, is often one of suspicion, if not outright fear.
- Alvin Adams
(Keywords: Government, Fear, Attitude, Press, Suspicion, Workers)

When you are covering a life-or-death struggle, as British reporters were in 1940, it is legitimate and right to go along with military censorship, and in fact in situations like that there wouldn't be any press without the censorship.
- Kate Adie
(Keywords: Life, Censorship, Fact, Military, Press, Right, Struggle)

In Iran the whole reform and democracy movement has been based on the emerging free press.
- Christiane Amanpour
(Keywords: Democracy, Press, Reform)

I knew I wasn't a baseball writer. I was scared to death. I really was afraid to talk to players, and I didn't want to go into the press box because I thought I was faking it.
- Roger Angell
(Keywords: Death, Thought, Baseball, Press, Talk, Want, Writer)

You can think you've made it and yet the next day's press will always be waiting for you, the public will always ask more of you. In short, you can always do better!
- Giorgio Armani
(Keywords: Day, Press, Public, Waiting, Will)

I am most thankful to Almighty Providence for mercies received, and determined still to press the case into public notice as a token of gratitude.
- William Banting
(Keywords: Gratitude, Press, Providence, Public)

I just signed to do my next book with Ecco Press, a new primer or encyclopedia. This will be my take on what classic Italian cooking is.
- Mario Batali
(Keywords: Cooking, Press, Will)

The press don't like to say nice things because nice is boring. It's much better to label me the devil. What we do is not brain surgery. We are entertainers, plain and simple, and we're responsible to bring that money back, to make a profit.
- Michael Bay
(Keywords: Money, Devil, Press, Profit)

Sometimes you can press a little bit and you're trying to do too much and you're trying too hard. You want to win so bad and you want to help the team so badly that you end up trying too much instead of letting the play come to you.
- Ed Belfour
(Keywords: End, Help, Play, Press, Trying, Want)

The adequate study of culture, our own and those on the opposite side of the globe, can press on to fulfillment only as we learn today from the humanities as well as from the scientists.
- Ruth Benedict
(Keywords: Culture, Fulfillment, Press, Scientists, Study, Today)

It is precisely the purpose of the public opinion generated by the press to make the public incapable of judging, to insinuate into it the attitude of someone irresponsible, uninformed.
- Walter Benjamin
(Keywords: Attitude, Purpose, Opinion, Press, Public, Public opinion)

Criticism of government finds sanctuary in several portions of the 1st Amendment. It is part of the right of free speech. It embraces freedom of the press.
- Hugo Black
(Keywords: Government, Criticism, Free speech, Freedom, Press, Right)

The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to bare the secrets of government and inform the people.
- Hugo Black
(Keywords: Government, People, Fathers, Founding, Press, Protection, Secrets)

I think I was more or less, convinced of that by just the press, the US press. By people who were pressuring you, saying that you gotta beat the Russian's, if you don't win anything else, win the Russian meet and so forth.
- Ralph Boston
(Keywords: People, Press, Saying)

I listen to some of the comments on WIP - they're playing parts of the press conference - and I can see where people would read into things. But if anyone was at the press conference, I think would sense how much I enjoyed Philly and how I loved working for those people.
- Larry Brown
(Keywords: People, Press, Sense)

Frankly, despite my horror of the press, I'd love to rise from the grave every ten years or so and go buy a few newspapers.
- Luis Bunuel
(Keywords: Love, Grave, Horror, Newspapers, Press, Years)

Me, I'd prefer to have a good reputation rather than getting press for being scandalous, getting drunk in public, staying out late and so on.
- Sophia Bush
(Keywords: Being, Press, Public, Reputation)

The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that of educating people to approach printed matter with distrust.
- Samuel Butler
(Keywords: People, Distrust, Press, Service)

The sky is not burning, and to claim that it is amounts to journalistic malpractice... the press only promotes the global warming alarmists and ignores or minimizes those of us who are skeptical.
- Mark L. Campbell
(Keywords: Global warming, Press, Sky)

A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
- Albert Camus
(Keywords: Freedom, Press, Will)

In the last 15 or 20 years, I've watched the British press simply go to hell. There seems to be no limit, no depths to which the tabloids won't sink. I don't know who these people are but they're little pigs.
- John Le Carre
(Keywords: People, Hell, Press, Years)

The problems come when your personal life and relationships come under scrutiny in the press and often very uncomplimentary things are printed about you.
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Keywords: Life, Press, Problems, Relationships)

The overall view of the human genome project has been one of great excitement and positive press, but there are people who have concerns that are quite reasonable, and they are frightened of things they don't understand.
- Thomas R. Cech
(Keywords: People, Positive, Excitement, Press, Project)

The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be.
- Raymond Chandler
(Keywords: Justice, Law, May, Press, Right)

Television doesn't make stars. It's the written media, the press, that makes stars.
- Chevy Chase
(Keywords: Media, Press, Stars, Television)

The Iraqi Free Press, which did not exist 18 months ago because there was no such thing as the Iraqi Free Press, broke a story about the U.N. Oil-for-Food scandal, which could potentially turn out to be the largest scandal in history.
- Chris Chocola
(Keywords: History, Months, Oil, Press, Scandal)

The second is the damage to the credibility and independence of a free press which may be caused by covert relationships with the U.S. journalists and media organizations.
- Frank Church
(Keywords: Credibility, Independence, May, Media, Press, Relationships)

The very hirelings of the press, whose trade it is to buoy up the spirits of the people. have uttered falsehoods so long, they have played off so many tricks, that their budget seems, at last, to be quite empty.
- William Cobbett
(Keywords: People, Press, Spirits, Trade)

Thirteen years after the end of the Soviet Union, the American press establishment seemed eager to turn Ukraine's protested presidential election on November 21 into a new cold war with Russia.
- Stephen Cohen
(Keywords: War, American, End, Press, Russia, Years)

I do a couple of hundred press-ups a day but I haven't been to a gym in years.
- Simon Cowell
(Keywords: Day, Press, Years)

The Petersons have not come forward in the press. Apparently they feel the media bears a large responsibility for Scott's conviction. It may be a while before we hear anything from them.
- Catherine Crier
(Keywords: Conviction, May, Media, Press, Responsibility)

The judge decided in this case that both the state and the defense would have the opportunity to respond to certain kinds of press. This is one such instance.
- Catherine Crier
(Keywords: Opportunity, Defense, Press, State)

The divorce was rough on all of us. I don't blame Hollywood for my family's problems. But having all of it reported in the press made it more of an ordeal.
- Kieran Culkin
(Keywords: Family, Blame, Divorce, Hollywood, Press, Problems)

The only thing I do worry about is that the more films I do the more visible I am going to become as a personality because of press and because of the sheer quantity of films.
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Keywords: Personality, Press, Quantity, Worry)

When the public's right to know is threatened, and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk, all of the other liberties we hold dear are endangered.
- Christopher Dodd
(Keywords: Free speech, Rights, Press, Public, Risk)

Wooing the press is an exercise roughly akin to picnicking with a tiger. You might enjoy the meal, but the tiger always eats last.
- Maureen Dowd
(Keywords: Exercise, Press, Wooing)

At first, when I got bad press and people would talk bad about my family or something like that, I would get really upset, but now it's just not worth my energy.
- Hilary Duff
(Keywords: Family, People, Energy, First, Now, Press, Talk, Worth)

What I'm thinking about more and more these days is simply the importance of transparency, and Jefferson's saying that he'd rather have a free press without a government than a government without a free press.
- Esther Dyson
(Keywords: Government, Importance, Press, Saying, Thinking)

But if you could make that mistake and press the send button and the entire world sees it forever.
- Gregg Easterbrook
(Keywords: Mistake, Press, World)

The right really dominates radio, and it's amazing how much energy the right spends telling us that the press is slanted to the left when it really isn't. They want to shut other people up. They really don't understand the First Amendment.
- Roger Ebert
(Keywords: People, Energy, First, Press, Right, Want)

I've never got on with the British press because they've always given me such a hard time. Once they build a band up they just want to do people down. They shouldn't concentrate on the colour of someone's shirt they should listen to the music.
- Andrew Eldritch
(Keywords: Music, Time, People, Press, Want)

The orchestration of press, radio and television to create a continuous, lasting and total environment renders the influence of propaganda virtually unnoticed precisely because it creates a constant environment.
- Jacques Ellul
(Keywords: Environment, Influence, Press, Propaganda, Television)

It's been all over the press, and schools are deciding to shut it down. We released a public announcement saying that we had some potential solutions that we were working with, and once we had something concrete we would start implementing it and approach schools.
- Shawn Fanning
(Keywords: Potential, Press, Public, Saying, Schools)

The crusades of Vietnam and Watergate seemed like a good idea at the time, even a noble one, not only to the press but perhaps to a majority of Americans.
- Howard Fineman
(Keywords: Time, Idea, Americans, Majority, Press, Vietnam)

The bosses of our mass media, press, radio, film and television, succeed in their aim of taking our minds off disaster. Thus, the distraction they offer demands the antidote of maximum concentration on disaster.
- Ernst Fischer
(Keywords: Bosses, Disaster, Film, Media, Press, Succeed, Television)

Some of the press who speak loudly about the freedom of the press are themselves the enemies of freedom. Countless people dare not say a thing because they know it will be picked up and made a song of by the press. That limits freedom.
- Geoffrey Fisher
(Keywords: People, Enemies, Freedom, Limits, Press, Song, Will)

Tolerance is a very dull virtue. It is boring. Unlike love, it has always had a bad press. It is negative. It merely means putting up with people, being able to stand things.
- E. M. Forster
(Keywords: Love, People, Negative, Virtue, Being, Press, Tolerance)

No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free, no one ever will. Chance is the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
- Anatole France
(Keywords: Government, God, Chance, Press, Want, Will)

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