Interesting Newspaper Clipping

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I think a newspaper should be provocative, stir 'em up, but you can't do that on television. It's just not on.
--Rupert Murdoch

A cynical, mercenary, demagogic press will in time produce a people as base as itself.
An able, disinterested, public-spirited press, with trained intelligence to know the right and courage to do it, can preserve that public virtue without which popular government is a sham and a mockery.
--Joseph Pulitzer

The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
--Thomas Jefferson

To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
-- Aleister Crowley

Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.
--Ben Hecht

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