Thursday, November 10, 2005

More Quotes On Journalism

More journalism quotes from Quote Of The Day:

A news sense is really a sense of what is important, what is vital, what has color and life - what people are interested in. That's journalism.
- Burton Rascoe

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.
- Marguerite Duras

A free press can of course be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom it will never be anything but bad.... Freedom is nothing else but a chance to be better, whereas enslavement is a certainty of the worse.
- Albert Camus, 1913 - 1960

There is a continual exchange of ideas between all minds of a generation. Journalists, popular novelists, illustrators, and cartoonists adapt the truths discovered by the powerful intellects for the multitude. It is like a spiritual flood, like a gush that pours into multiple cascades until it forms the great moving sheet of water that stands for the mentality of a period.
- François Auguste René Rodin, 1840 - 1917

Freedom of the press is not an end in itself but a means to the end of [achieving] a free society.
- Felix Frankfurter, 1882 - 1965

I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.
- Tom Stoppard

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