Quote/Unquote: Quotations on freedom of speech, journalism, the news media and a world or words

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AFRICAN SUN MeDIA, May 31, 2015 - Literary Collections - 218 pages
"e;Journalists live in a magical world of words - to inform, to educate, and to entertain ... to enlighten, to brighten, update, edify, amuse, tickle, distract and interest the likely and unlikely reader/listener/viewer/user. This collection consists of quotable and not so quotable quotes on journalists and the world of words, representing the art and craft and profession and fine calling of journalistic writing, from the prehistory of journalistic civilisation to the current everything-goes cyber universe."e;
 

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Contents

On a noble profession
1
On art critics
5
On being the scum of the earth
8
On celebrities sensation and circulation
12
On censorship media freedom and freedom of expression
14
On editors
43
On evolution of the media technology and the ironies of technology
46
On headlines and writings on the walls
59
On objectivity
116
On public opinion
119
On radio
123
On style
125
On television
131
On the power of the media
134
On truth
140
On women and journalism
147

On history
67
On independence
72
On journalists and journalism
76
On media and business
95
On news
99
On newspapers
102
On news writing
113
On words of wisdom by journalists and writers and other such beings
151
On writing reading books and finally words
162
Index
194
Acknowledgements and Thank Yous
202
Quotes that were originally in Dutch or Afrikaans
204
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