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Radio news is bearable. This is due to the fact that while the news is being broadcast the disc jockey is not allowed to talk. (Quote by - Fran Lebowitz)

Life is like a movie--since there aren't any commercial breaks, you have to get up and go to the bathroom in the middle of it. (Quote by - Nick Mirov)

Hark, the Herald Tribune sings, Advertising wondrous things! (Quote by - Tom Lehrer)

Journalism is merely history's first draft. (Quote by - Geoffrey C. Ward)

We in the industry know that behind every successful screenwriter stands a woman. And behind her stands his wife. (Quote by - Groucho Marx)

The remarkable thing about television is that it permits several million people to laugh at the same joke and still feel lonely. (Quote by - T. S. Eliot)

Fine art and pizza delivery: what we do falls neatly in between. (Quote by - David Letterman)

Journalism consists largely in saying "Lord Jones died" to people who never knew Lord Jones was alive. (Quote by - G. K. Chesterton)

Its failings notwithstanding, there is much to be said in favor of journalism in that by giving us the opinion of the uneducated, it keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community. (Quote by - Anonymous)

Whoever controls the media - the images - controls the culture. (Quote by - Allen Ginsberg)

Imitation is the sincerest form of television. (Quote by - Fred Allen)

Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it. (Quote by - Stephen Leacock)

Manuscript: something submitted in haste and returned at leisure. (Quote by - Oliver Herford)

Television: A medium. So called because it is neither rare nor well done. (Quote by - Ernie Kovacs)

Seeing a murder on television can help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some. (Quote by - Alfred Hitchcock)

Acting is the most minor of gifts and not a very high-class way to earn a living. After all, Shirley Temple could do it at the age of four. (Quote by - Katherine Hepburn)

And since the stench of death will always attract flies and vermin, the arrival of Geraldo was perhaps inevitable. (Quote by - Garry Trudeau)

You can't find any true closeness in Hollywood, because everybody does the fake closeness so well. (Quote by - Carrie Fisher)

The difference between literature and journalism is that journalism is unreadable and literature is not read. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book. (Quote by - Groucho Marx)

I think that I shall never see A billboard lovely as a tree. Indeed, unless the billboards fall, I'll never see a tree at all. (Quote by - Ogden Nash)

All television is children's television. (Quote by - Richard P. Adler)

If it weren't for electricity we'd all be watching television by candlelight. (Quote by - George Gobel)

Everyone wants to be Cary Grant. Even I want to be Cary Grant. (Quote by - Cary Grant)

The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything. Except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)


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