Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.
People who read the tabloids deserve to be lied to.
The old saw says, “Let a sleeping dog lie.” Right. Still, when there is much at stake it is better to get a newspaper to do it.
Winston dialed “back numbers” on the telescreen and called for the appropriate issues of the Times, which slid out of the pneumatic tube after only a few minutes’ delay. The message he had received referred to articles or news items which for one reason or another it was thought necessary to alter, or, as the […]
No American newspaper will print anything contrary to its own interests.
There are two forces that can carry light to all corners of the globe – the sun in the heavens and the associated press down here.
Never believe in mirrors or newspapers.
Newspapers are unable, seemingly to discriminate between a bicycle accident and the collapse of civilization.
There are laws to protect the freedom of the press’s speech, but none that are worth anything to protect the people from the press.
No, I never got a scoop in my life. They were the things that were esteemed in those days. They never seemed to me to have any sense: most scoops were bad stories, and they were always exaggerated and played up in an idiot manner.