I call it "cut and paste journalism." It's very convenient, very easy, very useful. And very dishonest.leon bertoletti
What a monstrous thing that a University should teach journalism! I thought that was only done at Oxford. This respect for the filthy multitude is ruining civilisation.
But of course their doctrine states that the purpose of a suit is to harass, not to win, so from that perspective they hurt us all. They've had a real chilling effect on journalism, both before and after my piece.
Marxism is at the root of debunking journalism.
Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism.
Modern journalism justifies its own existence by the great Darwinian principle of the survival of the vulgarest.
If it falls to me to start a fight to cut out the cancer of bent and twisted journalism in our country with the simple sword of truth and the trusty shield of British fair play, so be it.jonathan aitken
When he let Kennedy use his column to send signals to Nikita Khrushchev, or lent his skill to Vandenberg to reinforce the anti-Soviet consensus in American diplomacy, he wasn't acting as a reporter but as a patriot. This urge may be a dereliction of duty in the journalist, but it is a sign of decency in the man. That the two impulses in journalism should so often be at odds — duty versus decency — tells us more about the trade than most of us care to know.andrew ferguson
A composite is a euphemism for a lie. It's disorderly. It's dishonest and it's not journalism.fred w. friendly
The point is, that the function of the novel seems to be changing; it has become an outpost of journalism; we read novels for information about areas of life we don’t know — Nigeria, South Africa, the American army, a coal-mining village, coteries in Chelsea, etc. We read to find out what is going on. One novel in five hundred or a thousand has the quality a novel should have to make it a novel — the quality of philosophy.doris lessing
In America journalism is apt to be regarded as an extension of history: in Britain, as an extension of conversation.anthony sampson
It is the media that controls the boundaries of what is politically permissible, so better to change the media. Profit motives work against it, but if we can have the audience understand that most other forms of journalism are not credible, then it may be a forced move.julian assange
That’s arguably what spy agencies do high-tech investigative journalism. It’s time that the media upgraded its capabilities along those lines.julian assange
I don't like the definition 'war correspondent'. It is history, not journalism, that has condemned the Middle East to war. I think 'war correspondent' smells a bit, reeks of false romanticism: it has too much of the whiff of Victorian reporters who would view battles from hilltops in the company of ladies, immune to suffering, only occasionally glancing towards the distant pop-pop of cannon fire.robert fisk
I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.tom stoppard
Drill in exact translation is an excellent way of disposing the mind against that looseness and exaggeration with which the sensationalists have corrupted our world. If schools of journalism knew their business, they would graduate no one who could not render the Greek poets.richard weaver
A primary function of The Intercept is to insist upon and defend our press freedoms from those who wish to infringe them. We are determined to move forward with what we believe is essential reporting in the public interest and with a commitment to the ideal that a truly free and independent press is a vital component of any healthy democratic society. [...] We believe the prime value of journalism is that it imposes transparency, and thus accountability, on those who wield the greatest governmental and corporate power.
In America the president reigns for four years, and journalism governs forever and ever.
journalism largely consists in saying 'Lord Jones Dead'to people who never knew Lord Jones was alive.
I see journalists as the manual workers, the laborers of the word. journalism can only be literature when it is passionate.marguerite duras
journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers another.
The duty of journalists is to tell the truth. journalism means you go back to the actual facts, you look at the documents, you discover what the record is, and you report it that way.
journalism (definition): The art, or science, of representing life as a series of clichés.
journalism largely consists in saying "Lord Jones Dead" to people who never knew Lord Jones was alive.
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