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.
Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
The Central Intelligence Agency owns everyone of any significance in the major media.
Belief is with them mechanical, voluntary: they believe what they are paid for - they swear to that which turns to account. Do you suppose, that after years spent in this manner, they have any feeling left answering to the difference between truth and falsehood?
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Publication is a self-invasion of privacy.
The news media are, for the most part, the bringers of bad news... and it's not entirely the media's fault, bad news gets higher ratings and sells more papers than good news.
The media tends to report rumors, speculations, and projections as facts... How does the media do this? By quoting some 'expert'... you can always find some expert who will say something hopelessly hopeless about anything.
For the very first time the young are seeing history being made before it is censored by their elders.
A flourishing, morally credible media is a vital component in the maintenance of genuinely public talk, argument about common good.
Independent media can go to where the silence is and break the sound barrier, doing what the corporate networks refuse to do.
The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they follow. Bigness means weakness.
The media network has its idols, but its principal idol is its own style which generates an aura of winning and leaves the rest in darkness. It recognizes neither pity nor pitilessness.
You must fight social media fire with social media water.
Social media is about sociology and psychology more then technology.
The media's power is frail. Without the people's support, it can be shut off with the ease of turning a light switch.
I certainly think we have an emergency in media, and we gotta fix it.
People shouldn't expect the mass media to do investigative stories. That job belongs to the 'fringe' media.
The world is for thousands a freak show; the images flicker past and vanish; the impressions remain flat and unconnected in the soul. Thus they are easily led by the opinions of others, are content to let their impressions be shuffled and rearranged and evaluated differently.
I think that everyone is kind of confused about the information they get from the media and rightly so. I'm confused about the information I get from the media.
On leaf of palm, on sedge-wrought roll; on plastic clay and leather scroll, man wrote his thoughts; the ages passed, and lo! the Press was found at last!
The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that of educating people to approach printed matter with distrust.
Can we break the machine that is imposing right-wing radicalism on the United States? The scariest part is that the media is part of that machine.
It is the emergence of mass media which makes possible the use of propaganda techniques on a societal scale.
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