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.
Press to make the public incapable of judging, to insinuate into it the...
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Publication is a self-invasion of privacy.
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.
I certainly think we have an emergency in media, and we gotta fix it.
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!
And I believe that good journalism, good television, can make our world a better place.
Times have not become more violent. They have just become more televised.
Communication works for those who work at it.
Everyone says social media is a unicorn, but maybe it’s just a horse?
It is a misfortune that necessity has induced men to accord greater license to this formidable engine, in order to obtain liberty, than can be borne with less important objects in view; for the press, like fire, is an excellent servant, but a terrible master.
I think that in the minds of many, the press is being seen less and less as a neutral observer in the impeachment enterprise and more and more as participants, or even collaborators. On Media's Participation In Watergate
I think that reality TV is so bad. It is a tool by the media to not make people think.
The biases the media has are much bigger than conservative or liberal. They're about getting ratings, about making money, about doing stories that are easy to cover.
You can buy attention (advertising). You can beg for attention from the media (PR). You can bug people one at a time to get attention (sales). Or you can earn attention by creating something interesting and valuable and then publishing it online for free.
If the sexual revolution has been a medical disaster, socially it has been a catastrophe. Why do the media not report and explore the tragic results of the sexual revolution? Because many are collaborators.
Mainstream media tend to just mouth the conventional wisdom, to see everything through the filter of right and left.
Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.
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