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The Best Life Quotes- 20 Great Put Downs in the Media

Updated on June 24, 2012

Best Life Quotes

Television, radio and Newspapers have for many years now given the news and information we require. Like politicians they always give us a bit of spin. The media plays a big part in our lives, but is it really something we have found useful and always trusted?

Here are some famous quotes from people over the years who don,t really think it is of great benefit to us!

All Quotes and Quotations

Put Downs in the Media

I must say I find television very educational.The minute it comes on,I go to the library and read a good book  . Groucho Marx

Freedom of the press is limited to those who own one.     A J Liebling

I despise him as much as James May presumably despises himself.    Malcolm Tucker

Television is a medium, because it is neither rare nor well done.   Ernie Kovaks

The press can best be compared to haemorrhoid's.     Gareth Davis

The governing body of football: television. Mike Ingham. football correspondent

Journalists are verbal terrorists.      Jesus Gil

She's bad at it. It's a s*** programme. David Mitchell on the Queen's speech

Avery nice bunch of bastards.    Graham Taylor  describing the press pack after defeat against Norway

Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your room.      David Frost

Once a newspaper touches a story, the facts are lost forever, even to the protagonists.     Norman Mailer

Radio is a bag of mediocrity where little men with carbon minds wallow in the sluice of their own making.   Fred Allen

No self-respecting dead fish would want to be wrapped in a Murdoch newspaper, let alone work for it.     George Royko

King of television.      Simon Cowell to Greg Pritchard on Britain's got Talent

Journalism is organized gossip.     Edward Eggleston

I never watch the Dinah Shore Show-I am a diabetic    Oscar Levant

No comment gentlemen,sorry.You just make it all up anyway.   Steve Coppell  football manager to reporters

Radio:death in the afternoon and into the night.   Arthur Miller

Television is for appearing on not for looking at.  Noel Coward

Journalism is the ability to meet the challenge of filling space.    Rebecca West


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    • ronaldoh profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from England

      Thanks for looking in guys, and I hope I can find a few more

    • James A Watkins profile image

      James A Watkins 

      8 years ago from Chicago

      Thank you for this nice selection of interesting quotes. I enjoyed reading them.

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      8 years ago

      nice hub, I always love reading quotes. You have got a nice collection.


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