Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Ten interesting quotes about news...

Today, the news is scandals; that is news, but the many children who don't have food - that's not news. This is grave. We can't rest easy while things are this way. – Pope Francis

People write negatives things, cause they feel that's what sells. Good news to them, doesn't sell. – Michael Jackson I've come to recognize what I call my 'inside interests.' Telling stories. And helping people tell their stories is a sort of interpersonal gardening. My work at NBC News was to report the news, but in hindsight, I often tried to look for some insight to share that might spark a moment of recognition in a viewer. – Jane Pauley

The one function that TV news performs very well is that when there is no news we give it to you with the same emphasis as if it were. – David Brinkley

Everything is being compressed into tiny tablets. You take a little pill of news every day - 23 minutes - and that's supposed to be enough. – Walter Cronkite

Bad news isn't wine. It doesn't improve with age. – Colin Powell

If the news isn't there, don't create it. If I look at local news, I don't know what's real. – Willie Hereton

People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news. – A.J. Liebling

I think everyone knows the news has become ridiculous. It's entertainment driven. – Adam McKay

Gossip is news running ahead of itself in a red satin dress. – Liz Smith 

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