Quotes: newspaper

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  • A duped newspaper or magazine could contend that a fiction-spouting journalist obtained part of his salary via fraud, and use a criminal proceeding to try and recoup that money. Given the profession's notoriously low wages, however, it's probably not worth the publicity headache and legal fees. No news organization has ever pursued such a case.
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    A good newspaper is a nation talking to itself.
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    A good newspaper, I suppose, is a nation talking to itself.
  • Bill Walsh
    Bill Walsh
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    A harsh reality of newspaper editing is that the deadlines don't allow for the polish that you expect in books or even magazines.
  • Arthur Baer
    Arthur Baer
    American journalist and humorist 1886-1969
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    A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    A newspaper is a device for making the ignorant more ignorant and the crazy crazier.

  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady, but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
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    Ah, the life of a newspaper cartoonist -- how I miss the groupies, drugs and trashed hotel rooms!
    Source: Weirdos from Another Planet
  • Alexander Graham Bell
    Alexander Graham Bell
    Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator 1847-1922
    Alexander Graham Bell
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    America is a country of inventors, and the greatest of inventors are the newspaper men.
  • Ben Katchor
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    As a small kid, I came across things like these early Edward Gorey books in department-store bookstores. These were these really unusual objects to me. I didn't know how they fit into the comic world or into newspaper comics.
  • Abraham Cahan
    Abraham Cahan
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    At one time he was employed on one of the Yiddish dailies, but lost his job during a political campaign, when he refused to write two editorials advocating the election of two opposing candidates, both to appear in the same issue of the newspaper.
  • Bob Considine
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    Call it vanity, call it arrogant presumption, call it what you wish, but I would grope for the nearest open grave if I had no newspaper to work for, no need to search for and sometimes find the winged word that just fits, no keen wonder over what each unfolding day may bring.
  • Bob Woodward
    Bob Woodward
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    Deep Throat's information, and in my view, courage, allowed the newspaper to use what he knew and suspected.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
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    Half of the American people never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
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