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There is also something called the Legislature. There is something called the press. There is something called people. These are all different players on the stage.
At first, when I got bad press and people would talk bad about my family or something like that, I would get really upset, but now it's just not worth my energy.
The press may hate me, and I know my battles with them are not over, but that doesn't matter.
We in the press, by our power, can actually undermine leadership.
As a conservative who believes in limited government, I believe that the only check on government power in real time is a free and independent press.
I don't keep a press agent because I think people need to have a break from you.
I never used the press for anything except my charity.
The stories about epidemics that are told in the American press - their plots and tropes - date to the nineteen-twenties, when modern research science, science journalism, and science fiction were born.
I love the press; I even like the people that don't like me. If it wasn't for those people, no one would know who I was and I wouldn't have a gig.
If I've learnt one thing, it's that I need to surround myself with people who want to know the real Pete Wentz, not some myth they've concocted from a bunch of press clippings. I can open the door a centimetre wide, and some people think I'm showing them the whole room. But all they're getting is a glimpse. That's all I want to show most people.
I was a little press writer when the National Endowment for the Arts came to my rescue and gave me an award. I couldn't buy a light bulb. Almost more than the money, the awards are important because they show that someone believes in you.
When you are covering a life-or-death struggle, as British reporters were in 1940, it is legitimate and right to go along with military censorship, and in fact in situations like that there wouldn't be any press without the censorship.
And certainly don't get caught by the press having too much to drink, you now, that sort of thing.
I used to lift very heavy weights in my mid-twenties - I used to bench press over 300lb. The most I ever lifted was 330lb; I couldn't do that today, no way.
The best way of dealing with the press, customers, and critics is to come clean when things go wrong and admit when you make a mistake. We are humans, and no one expects us to be perfect.
The press has always written that I am a recluse and a mysterious woman, but I am more down-to-earth than they think.
Well, it was actually - I brought the idea of doing a documentary to HBO back in 2000, when there were some press reports sort of were bandied about that there were going to TV movies based on some of the books that were out.
Just as characteristic, perhaps, is the intellectual interdependence created through the development of the modern media of communication: post, telegraph, telephone, and popular press.
Christian Lous Lange
Interviews are usually a follow-up, like a press junket or a publicity junket, or something like that, and I'm not doing any of that right now. I don't have any axes to grind.
In Iran the whole reform and democracy movement has been based on the emerging free press.
The government can't create jobs; they'll destroy jobs trying to do it. The government doesn't have any money; all they have is a printing press. We need to free markets to create jobs; if the government wants to help, they should reduce their burden on the economy.
Most people don't actually like the press. The friend of my enemy is not necessarily my friend.
Much is forgiven anyone who relieves the desperate boredom of the working press.
The clothes most worn by people are the clothes least commented on by the press.
Every technology, including the printing press, comes at some price.
Leonardo da Vinci
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