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Amy Goodman Quotes and Sayings

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The media is absolutely essential to the functioning of a democracy.
It's not our job to cozy up to power.
We're supposed to be the check and balance on government.
- Amy Goodman

I've learned in my years as a journalist that when
a politician says 'That's ridiculous' you're probably on the right track.
- Amy Goodman

Independent media can go to where the silence is and break the sound barrier,
doing what the corporate networks refuse to do.
- Amy Goodman

War coverage should be more than a parade of retired
generals and retired government flacks posing as reporters.
- Amy Goodman

 

We have to protect all journalists, and journalists
have to be allowed to do their jobs.
- Amy Goodman

Media, the plural of mediocrity.
- Jimmy Breslin

They don't have the news media set up in Africa that
we do in the United States,
where televisions are so accessible and newspapers
and magazines are able to educate people.
- Matthew Modine

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The fact is, the media never gets off the interstate
unless there's a major explosion.
- Jim Harrison

The mainstream media has chosen their candidates and their issues,
and they're not the same as the GOP's.
They are going to be painted as the bad guys.
- Barbara Olson

I try to give the media as many confusing images as
I can to retain my freedom.
What's real is for my children and the people I live with.
- Sting

There are ways that we can manipulate the corporate
media to talk about the issues that we care about.
- Justin Sane

The elite media has been caught in so many lies because
of false statements that its whole reputation has eroded,
their circulation is down, and their profits are down.
- Geraldo Rivera

But, we didn't have all the media that we do today.
- Wanda Jackson

If Jesus were here today, he wouldn't be riding around on a donkey.
He'd be taking a plane, he'd be using the media.
- Joel Osteen

What the mass media offers is not popular art,
but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food,
forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
- W. H. Auden

The mass media in the days of newspapers and television
it's hard to be able to find a story that's about just
what you're interested in at the time you're interested in it.
- Guy Burgess

I do not believe in censorship, but I believe we already
have censorship in what is called marketing theory,
namely the only information we get in mainstream media is for profit.
- Sam Sheppard

I wish the Libertarian Party would get more play in
the media but they don't.
- Glenn Danzig

Television doesn't make stars.
It's the written media, the press, that makes stars.
- Chevy Chase

I think the media makes it tough to play in New York.
There are so many papers and TV channels covering the
Knicks and the expectations for the Knicks are so high.
- John Starks

Yale is practicing a most unusual media strategy.
I'd call it Just say nothing.
- Merrie Spaeth

And I tell you that's one of the reasons why I didn't
have the friendships with the media,
maybe like I could have.
But I had to do what I had to do to make myself successful.
- Eddie Murray

I was never OJ's closest pal, and the media would say that over and over,
but I wasn't his enemy either.
- Kato Kaelin

Watergate had become the center of the media's universe,
and during the remaining year of my presidency the
media tried to force everything else to revolve around it.
- Richard M. Nixon

The status quo and the media is doing everything it
can to fry children's brains and make them grow up maladjusted.
- Julie Christie

But today we become aware of other readings of the
human experience very quickly because of the media
and the speed with which people travel the planet.
- Chaim Potok

After Big Media, U.S.
colleges and universities are the biggest enemies of
the values of red-state Americans.
- Phyllis Schlafly

From the subtle to the extreme, our culture and our
values are under unrelenting attack from the media.
- Tammy Bruce

Mass media provides the essential link between the
individual and the demands of the technological society.
- Jacques Ellul

For me, what's a more important question is how we
get at least the option of more diverse experiences in this media.
- Will Wright

The message of the movie is to accept who you are and
not to succumb to the pressure of what the media tells
you is beautiful and what you should be looking like.
- Mike Myers

Every GP Masters race will stand out because we will be available for fans,
media and sponsors.
- Nigel Mansell

Is advertising a profession, like law or medicine?
How many new parents clutch their baby to their breast and declare,
'I want this child to grow up to be a media planner'?
- Jef I. Richards

With the exception of the New York Times,
Fox news, and Lou Dobbs of CNN, and talk radio,
the rest of the mainstream media has basically been
silenced like a bunch of dumb monkeys.
- Curt Weldon

The lies the government and media tell are amplifications
of the lies we tell ourselves.
To stop being conned, stop conning yourself.
- James Wolcott

The Media is ruled by Satan.
But yet I wonder if many Christians fully understand that.
- Jimmy Swaggart

All media exist to invest our lives with artificial
perceptions and arbitrary values.
- Marshall McLuhan

The manufacture of desire isn't at the heart -
if it isn't absurd to speak of a heart -
of the media torrent.
Chronic dissatisfaction is at the heart of the matter.
- Todd Gitlin

I was in a profession that received a lot of media.
- Darrell Royal

Most of the media...
is positioning the merger with Compaq and the recent
actions by Walter Hewlett and David Packard as a fight
between the past and the future.
- Carly Fiorina

Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.
- Bill Joy

It is advertising and the logic of consumerism that
governs the depiction of reality in the mass media.
- Christopher Lasch

Tell us exactly - certainly our listeners -
why does it appear that some folks,
certainly in the Democratic Party and in the news media -
seem to be afraid of you?
- Tony Brown

Now that our media companies and it appears are policies are traded for cash,
what is there to check the continuing consolidation
of power and diminishing of democracy?
- Joichi Ito

I just did not discuss my personal life,
my sexuality with the media.
That was my policy.
- Greg Louganis

It's just that what's important there is different
there than what's important is here.
Here, people care that you wrote a book or that you work in the media.
- Chuck Klosterman

Given what the media have put the country through this past decade,
it must come as a surprise to most Americans that the
press has a code of ethics.
- Roger Mudd

I have had some pretty wild nights!
I think the media keeps a very close eye on what people are up to these days.
I was out with George Clooney a few nights ago and we had a great time.
- Tom Jones

I don't think anyone in the media thinks strategically about society.
- Todd Gitlin

I've had a little bad, bad media luck the new year.
Well, apparently I'm dating bill Clinton,
which makes me nervous.
I didn't know, though.
- Julie Bowen

People in the mass media tend more and more every day
to look and act like elected and appointed officials.
- L. Neil Smith

I don't know how you can do it, if you don't recognition
the media as a power center in America.
- Sydney Schanberg

The media is too concentrated, too few people own too much.
There's really five companies that control 90 percent of what we read,
see and hear.
It's not healthy.
- Ted Turner

And you see many people just turning away from these channels of mass media,
and they're just turning in to alternative providers,
because they just see what's happening.
- Sibel Edmonds

Big media companies have lots of money and content,
but they have no way to tap into a good base of users.
- Michael King

I always try hard to arrange all media in a way so
that it expresses what I want -
this is not limited to one medium alone and varies from case to case.
- Alva Noto

Media corporations have a civic responsibility not
only to prevent fraud and financial abuse,
but also to not corrupt or degrade our culture.
- Charles W. Pickering

The media's power is frail.
Without the people's support, it can be shut off with
the ease of turning a light switch.
- Corazon Aquino

When it comes to helping out, I don't believe in doing
it for the media attention.
My goal is to support the organizations that need help.
- Paul Allen

Yeah, I have been because, generally speaking,
to we Biblical literalists, the media is very hostile.
- Tim LaHaye

The media's job is to question a premise.
- Joey Skaggs

But having said that, there's also a sea change in attitude towards media.
- Robert McChesney

The kind of corruption the media talk about,
the kind the Supreme Court was concerned about,
involves the putative sale of votes in exchange for campaign contributions.
- James L. Buckley

When the media ask George W. Bush a question, he answers, 'Can I use a lifeline?'
- Robin Williams

It is the Democratic Congress, the liberal-biased media
and the homosexuals who want to destroy all Christians.
- Pat Robertson

The media.
It sounds like a convention of spiritualists.
- Tom Stoppard

We have to do more than keep media giants from growing larger;
they're already too big.
We need a new set of rules that will break these huge companies to pieces.
- Ted Turner

Nothing is really media driven or committee driven,
so you can actually just produce something.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

The US military still blames the media for stories
and images that turned the American public against the war in Vietnam.
- Bruce Jackson

The copycat effects of media violence,
similar to those previously attributed to westerns,
radio serials and comic books, are easy to exaggerate.
- Hugh Mackay

The media seems to think only abortion and gay marriage are religious issues.
Poverty is a moral issue, it's a faith issue,
it's a religious issue.
- Jim Wallis


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