Journalism Quotes – Inspiring and Funny

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Following are the funny Journalists quotes and inspiring journalism quotes with images.

Journalism Quotes – Journalist


“I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.” » Tom Stoppard


“A free press can be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom a press will never be anything but bad.” » Albert Camus


“The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read.” » Oscar Wilde


Our Liberty Depends On The Freedom Of The Press, And That Cannot Be Limited Without Being Lost. » Thomas Jefferson


“Bad things don’t happen to writers; it’s all material.” » Garrison Keillor Tentmaker.org


“I became a journalist to come as close as possible to the heart of the world.” » Henry Luce


“There can be no higher law in journalism than to tell the truth and to shame the devil.” » Walter Lippmann


Journalists Do Not Live By Words Alone, Although Sometimes They Have To Eat Them. » Adlai E. Stevenson


“I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.” » Voltaire


“The liberty of the press is a blessing when we are inclined to write against others, and a calamity when we find ourselves overborne by the multitude of our assailants.” » Samuel Johnson


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“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” » Theodore Roosevelt


The Difference Between Literature And Journalism Is That Journalism Is Unreadable And Literature Is Not Read. » Oscar Wilde


“The less you know, the more you believe.” » Bono


“Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” » Thomas Jefferson


“Writing well means never having to say, ‘I guess you had to be there.’ .” » Jef Mallett


News Is What Someone Wants Suppressed. Everything Else Is Advertising. The Power Is To Set The Agenda. What We Print And What We Don’T Print Matter A Lot. » Katharine Graham


“Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.” » Thomas Jefferson


“News is what someone wants suppressed. Everything else is advertising. The power is to set the agenda. What we print and what we don’t print matter a lot.” » Katharine Graham


“Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.” » Henry Anatole Grunwald


Journalism Will Kill You, But It Will Keep You Alive While You’Re At It. » Horace Greeley


“The freedom of the press works in such a way that there is not much freedom from it. ” » Grace Kelly


“A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.” » Arthur Miller


“Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity.” » Christopher Morley


Journalists Are Like Dogs, When Ever Anything Moves They Begin To Bark. » Arthur Schopenhauer


“Journalism will kill you, but it will keep you alive while you’re at it.” » Horace Greeley


“Writing gives you the illusion of control, and then you realize it’s just an illusion, that people are going to bring their own stuff into it.” » David Sedaris


“The future does not fit in the containers of the past.” » Rishad Tobaccowala


A Good Newspaper, I Suppose, Is A Nation Talking To Itself. » Arthur Miller


 

Funny Journalism Quotes


“In America the President reigns for four years, and Journalism governs for ever and ever.” » Oscar Wilde


“Journalism could be described as turning one’s enemies into money.” » Craig Brown


“Journalism allows its readers to witness history; fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it.” » John Hersey


A News Story Should Be Like A Mini Skirt On A Pretty Woman. Long Enough To Cover The Subject But Short Enough To Be Interesting


“I hope we never live to see the day when a thing is as bad as some of our newspapers make it.” » Will Rogers


“Journalism largely consists of saying “Lord Jones is Dead” to people who never knew that Lord Jones was alive.” » G. K. Chesterton


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“Journalists are like dogs, when ever anything moves they begin to bark.” » Arthur Schopenhauer


I Became A Journalist To Come As Close As Possible To The Heart Of The World. » Henry Luce


“I once saw a photograph of a large herd of wild elephants in Central Africa Seeing an airplane for the first time, and all in a state of wild collective terror… As, however, there were no journalists among them, the terror died down when the airplane was out of sight.” » Bertrand Russell Journalismdegree.com


“This ball was so crowded that it took me – a trained professional journalist with vast experience in this area – forty five minutes to get a beer.” » Dave Barry


“People may expect too much of journalism. Not only do they expect it to be entertaining, they expect it to be true.” » Lewis H. Lapham


I Hope We Never Live To See The Day When A Thing Is As Bad As Some Of Our Newspapers Make It. » Will Rogers


“Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.” » Ben Hecht


“Journalism is literature in a hurry.” » Matthew Arnold


“The media know exactly what they’re doing, focusing our attention on Arsenio’s hairdo. We need to keep our brains brimming with rubbish. If we didn’t, we might think about things.” » Cynthia Heimel


I Still Believe That If Your Aim Is To Change The World, Journalism Is A More Immediate Short-Term Weapon. » Tom Stoppard


“Journalists say a thing that they know isn’t true, in the hope that if they keep on saying it long enough it will be true.” » Arnold Bennett


“Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.” » A. J. Liebling


“Here in the news media, our focus is on speed. When we get hold of some new and possibly inaccurate information, our highest priority is to get it to you, the public, before our competitors do. If the news media owned airlines, there would be a lot less concern about how many planes crashed, and a lot more concern about whose plane hit the ground first.” » Dave Barry


In America The President Reigns For Four Years, And Journalism Governs For Ever And Ever. » Oscar Wilde


“In journalism, there has always been a tension between getting it first and getting it right.” » Ellen Goodman


“Accuracy to a newspaper is what virtue is to a lady; but a newspaper can always print a retraction.” » Adlai Stevenson


“Journalism is organized gossip.” » Edward Eggleston


In Journalism, There Has Always Been A Tension Between Getting It First And Getting It Right. » Ellen Goodman


“Journalists do not live by words alone, although sometimes they have to eat them.” » Adlai E. Stevenson


“A critical function that we journalists perform at political conventions is to try to get into parties that we have not been invited to. There are dozens of these parties, sponsored by large corporations with a sincere public-spirited desire to become larger.” » Dave Barry


“I used to get on great with journalists until I married Paul.” » Linda McCartney


Journalism Is Literature In A Hurry. » Matthew Arnold


“Journalism is merely history’s first draft.” » Geoffrey Ward


“A news story should be like a mini skirt on a pretty woman. Long enough to cover the subject but short enough to be interesting.”


“Journalism is the ability to meet the challenge of filling space.” » Rebecca West


Journalism Is Organized Gossip. » Edward Eggleston


“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


“Rock journalism is people who can’t write interviewing people who can’t talk for people who can’t read.” » Frank Zappa Jokeload.com


“The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable, and literature is not read.” » Oscar Wilde


Journalism Is The Ability To Meet The Challenge Of Filling Space. » Rebecca West


“An editor is one who separates the wheat from the chaff and prints the chaff.” » Adlai Stevenson


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