• Their constant yelping about a free press means, with a few honorable exceptions, freedom to peddle scandal, crime, sex, sensationalism, hate, innuendo and the political and financial uses of propaganda. A newspaper is a business out to make money through advertising revenue. That is predicated on the circulation and you know what circulation depends on.

    Raymond Chandler (2002). “The Long Goodbye: A Novel”, p.216, Vintage Crime/Black Lizard