QUOTES ABOUT JOURNALISTS

“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed; everything else is public relations.” – George Orwell

“A free press can be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.” – Albert Camus

“Journalism is the first rough draft of history.” – Philip Graham

“Journalism is the literature of democracy.” – Thomas Jefferson

“Only a free and unrestrained press can effectively expose deception in government.” – Hugo Black

“News is what someone wants to suppress. Everything else is advertising.” – Lord Northcliffe

“People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.” – A. J. Liebling

“Journalism is about results. It’s about affecting your community or your society in the most progressive way.” – Anas Aremeyaw Anas

“The role of a journalist is to report the news, not become the news.” – Jonathan Dimbleby

“Journalists are the eyes and ears of society.” – Friedrich Rückert

“A true journalist is a truth-teller and an advocate for the people.” – Zainab Salbi

“Journalists are watchdogs, not lapdogs.” – Newton N. Minow

“The truth may be stretched thin, but it never breaks, and it always surfaces above lies, as oil floats on water.” – Miguel de Cervantes I HAVE HIS HEART QUOTES

“Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault.” – Henry Anatole Grunwald

“The duty of a journalist is to be afraid of nothing.” – Karl Marx

“A journalist’s job is not to be popular; it is to seek the truth and present it to the public, regardless of the consequences.” – Linda Ellerbee

“In journalism, there has always been a tension between getting it first and getting it right.” – Ellen Goodman

“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed; everything else is public relations.” – Sir William Oslern

“Journalism without a moral position is impossible. Every journalist is a moralist, it’s absolutely unavoidable.” – Marguerite Duras

“The ethics of journalism never change. It’s to tell the story straight and true and serve the reader, listener, or viewer. We should never fail that obligation.” – Mike Royko

“Good journalism is about consistently and persistently asking the tough questions and holding those in power accountable.” – Christiane Amanpour

“Journalism is the art of explaining clearly what you don’t know.” – G. K. Chesterton

“The highest function of journalism is to provide a platform for the engagement of different, sometimes opposing, perspectives and ideas.” – John Hockenberry

“Journalists are the lifeblood of a democracy, and the first casualty in an autocracy.” – Gwen Ifill

“Journalism is not a crime, but without journalists, many crimes go unnoticed.” – Ahmed Zaidan