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If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.
The people will believe what the media tells them they believe.
The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.
He who controls the media controls the minds of the public.
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
You know, it really doesn`t matter what the media write as long as you`ve got a young and beautiful piece of ass.
Social media has given us this idea that we should all have a posse of friends when in reality, if we have one or two really good friends, we are lucky.
Power will be maintained by the groovy guy or gal who gets the most media coverage for his sleaze. Naturally, his friends in various businesses will do okay, too.
Character is what you know you are, not what others think you have.
The media owes the responsibility to constantly tell the public the truth.
Mainstream news does not exist to tell you the truth about the world. The mainstream news exists to advance the interests of its wealthy owners and the status quo upon which they have built their kingdoms.
We need a new media channel, the press version of a third party, where those financial pressures to maintain audience are absent.
Freedom is not free. It takes billions of dollars worth of mass media propaganda to manufacture the illusion of freedom.
If journalism is good, it is controversial, by its nature.
Socialism is precisely the religion that must overwhelm Christianity. … In the new order, Socialism will triumph by first capturing the culture via infiltration of schools, universities, churches and the media by transforming the consciousness of society.
On Julian Assange’s 50th birthday, it’s important to remember his case is not just about Julian Assange. It’s not even just about press freedom. It’s about horrible things being done by the US military that they did not want us to know about.
You have to look also to the media, where you have a vast majority of the loudest and most influential political voices in America media from people who came from the entertainment world.
It’s time to admit this is a failed system. You can’t sell hatred and seriously expect it to end.
Corporate media have every incentive to beat the drums of war as loud as possible 24/7, from ratings, to maintaining access to government officials, to defending the status quo their plutocratic owners have built their kingdoms upon.
Don’t let anyone turn you into a slave. You’re a slave if you let the media tell you that sports and entertainment are more important than developing your brain.
This is what’s so funny about that. They don’t understand that when they say things that are absolutely untrue, it diminishes their authority. They’re not even aware of what they’re doing.
Because of the way we are getting our information today, and because of the lack of gatekeepers and people who have a historic perspective who can help us understand what we are seeing, there is a real vulnerability in the electorate to the kind of demagoguery and disinformation that, unfortunately, the other side is really good at exploiting.
I think CNN is realizing that their ratings are dogshit, and that having these highly-polarizing editorial personalities like [Brian] Stelter and Don Lemon… maybe it’s just my bias, I want the news.
I try not to get personally involved in social media. It kind of makes me sick sometimes.
Stupidity has made enormous progress. It’s a sun so shining that we can no longer look at it directly. Thanks to communication media, it’s no longer the same, it’s nourished by other myths, it sells extremely well, it has ridiculed good sense and it’s spreading its terrifying power.
The idea of a liberal media bias is simply a myth. If only it were true, we might have a more humane, open-minded, and ultimately effective public debate on the issues facing the country.
Media people should have long noses like an elephant to smell out politicians, mayors, prime ministers and businessmen. We need to know the reality, the good and the bad, not just the appearance.
The information on a baby born to Vladimir Putin is false. I am going to ask people who have money to organize a contest on the best media rumor.
What makes it possible for politicians to do so many things that are economically counterproductive is that neither the public nor the media know enough of the basics to understand what’s wrong with what they’re saying.
Every revolutionary thinker in America, White, Black, Brown or Red, never got the true representation from the corporate-controlled media.
People have different emotional levels. Especially when you’re young. Back then I guess most of my influences could be thought of as eccentric. Mass media had no overwhelming reach so I was drawn to the traveling performers passing through.
Fortune or fame, you must pick one or the other, though neither of them are to be what they claim.
When we, through our educational culture, through the media, through the entertainment culture, give our children the impression that human beings cannot control their passions, we are telling them, in effect, that human beings cannot be trusted with freedom.
To ask whether the mainstream media has a conservative or liberal bias is like asking whether al-Qaida uses too much oil in their hummus. It’s – I think they might use too much oil in their hummus – but it’s the wrong question.
When people see opportunity, when they have a sense of control of their own destiny, then they’re less vulnerable to the propaganda and twisted ideologies that have been attracting young people – particularly being turbocharged through social media.