Journalism Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old journalism quotes, journalism sayings, and journalism proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
Journalism allows its readers to witness history; fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it.
In journalism it is simpler to sound off than it is to find out. It is more elegant to pontificate than it is to sweat.
Journalism without a moral position is impossible. Every journalist is a moralist. It's absolutely unavoidable. A journalist is someone who looks at the world and the way it works, someone who takes a close look at things every day and reports what she sees, someone who represents the world, the event, for others. She cannot do her work without judging what she sees.
Journalism could be described as turning one's enemies into money.
Journalist: a person without any ideas but with an ability to express them; a writer whose skill is improved by a deadline: the more time he has, the worse he writes.
There can be no higher law in journalism than to tell the truth and to shame the devil.
Every journalist who is not too stupid or too full of himself to notice what is going on knows that what he does is morally indefensible.
Journalism never admits that nothing much is happening.
I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.
Journalism is an immense power, that threatens soon to supersede sermons, lectures, and books.
Journalism is a kind of profession, or craft, or racket, for people who never wanted to grow up and go out into the real world.
Journalism is about covering important stories-with a pillow, until they stop moving.
Journalism is straying into entertainment. The lines between serious news segments, news entertainment, and news comedy are blurring.
A petty reason perhaps why novelists more and more try to keep a distance from journalists is that novelists are trying to write the truth and journalists are trying to write fiction.
Journalism is an act of faith in the future.
Junk journalism is the evidence of a society that has got at least one thing right, that there should be nobody with the power to dictate where responsible journalism begins.
Every good journalist is aware that his trade may one day go the way of phrenology and, what's more, the population will hardly protest the extinction.
Journalism an ability to meet the challenge of filling the space.
The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read.
Journalists cover words and delude themselves into thinking they have committed journalism.
Great is journalism. Is not every able editor a ruler of the world, being the persuader of it?
Journalism, like democracy, is not something that is achieved. It is a work in progress, and not every day is as good as the last.
John Maxwell Hamilton
Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault.
Henry Anatole Grunwald
Journalism, some huge percentage of it, should be devoted to putting pressure on power, on nonsense, on chicanery of all kinds and if that's going to invite a lawsuit, well, bring it on.
Journalism is about results. It's about affecting your community or your society in the most progressive way.
Anas Aremeyaw Anas
When journalism is silenced, literature must speak. Because while journalism speaks with facts, literature speaks with truth.
Seno Gumira Ajidarma
Journalism is always the art of the incomplete. You get bits and pieces.
Journalism should never be prostituted for selfish ends or for the sake of merely earning a livelihood or, worse still, for amassing money.
In journalism, there has always been a tension between getting it first and getting it right.
Journalism is literature in a hurry.
The journalists have constructed for themselves a little wooden chapel, which they also call the temple of fame, in which they put up and take down portraits all day long and make such a hammering you can't hear yourself speak.
Journalism is the only thinkable alternative to working.
Some in journalism consider themselves apart from and to some extent above the people they purport to serve.
Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.
What journalism is really about-it's to monitor power and the centres of power.
Letting journalism be from the perspective of the journalist. It's usually a no-no, and journalists are encouraged to be completely objective.
Journalism has become a sort of competitive screeching: what is trivial but noisy and immediate takes precedence over important matters that develop over time.
We journalists make it a point to know very little about an extremely wide variety of topics; this is how we stay objective.
They take journalism really seriously because they know the force that it is and can be.
Journalism at its best and most effective is education. Apparently people would not learn for themselves, nor from others.
The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they follow. Bigness means weakness.
Journalism will kill you, but it will keep you alive while you're at it.
Journalism is a flawed profession, but it has a self-correcting mechanism. The rule of journalism is: talk to everybody.
The courage in journalism is sticking up for the unpopular, not the popular.
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
Journalism has a distinct place in familiarizing and expressing public opinion.
By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
People may expect too much of journalism. Not only do they expect it to be entertaining, they expect it to be true.
Lewis H. Lapham
All things must be examined, debated, investigated without exception and without regard for anyone's feelings.
Journalism is nine-tenths being in the right places at the right time.