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The only time I ever really consider retiring is when I get fed up with the press. Which is often.
I tell you, in my opinion, the cornerstone of democracy is free press - that's the cornerstone.
The Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to bare the secrets of government and inform the people.
It should be clear by now that my focus here is not freedom of speech or the press. This freedom is all too often an exaggeration. At the very least, blind references to freedom of speech or the press serve as a distraction from the critical examination of other communications policies.
There are a lot more tabloids in England that like to report other things in your life, some of which are true and some of which are exaggerated and untrue. There have been stories where people claim to have seen me in one place and I wasn't even in that city then. The Aussie press is more judgmental and moralistic.
I have never understood that. I come from a place where the press makes or breaks an actor and it is more of a teamwork relationship.
If a politician murders his mother, the first response of the press or of his opponents will likely be not that it was a terrible thing to do, but rather that in a statement made six years before he had gone on record as being opposed to matricide.
It was a show where you were given a quote out of current events and you had to identify who said it. I was reading eight newspapers a day and had compiled a file of about 300 quotes. I really had to do my research. The White House press didn't have to bone up on any of it.
Where the press is free and every man able to read, all is safe.
Man's task is to become conscious of the contents that press upward from the unconscious.
Ever notice how irons have a setting for permanent press? I don't get it.
Take off your bedroom slippers. Put on your marching shoes,' he said, his voice rising as applause and cheers mounted. 'Shake it off. Stop complainin'. Stop grumblin'. Stop cryin'. We are going to press on. We have work to do.
I entered the health care debate in response to a statement in the United States press in summer 2009 which claimed the National Health Service in Great Britain would have killed me off, were I a British citizen. I felt compelled to make a statement to explain the error.
The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.
There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite conventions to press our doubts too far.
In November 2004, U.S. occupation forces launched their second major attack on the city of Falluja. The press reported major war crimes instantly, with approval.
In September 1993, President Clinton presided over a handshake between Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and Palestine Liberation Organization Chairman Yasser Arafat on the White House lawn - the climax of a 'day of awe,' as the press described it.
The press creates a caricature.
No writer for the press, however humble, is free from the burden of keeping his purpose high and his integrity white.
John Boyle O'Reilly
No government ought to be without censors; and where the press is free, no one ever will. Chance is the pseudonym of God when he did not want to sign.
Since Castro took power, the Cuban people have been denied basic human freedoms. No freedom of religion, no freedom of the press, no political freedom. And the regime uses brutality and violence to suppress these freedoms and impose its will.
Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
A. J. Liebling
The American people are entitled to see the president and to hear his views directly, and not to see him only through the press.
Richard M. Nixon
Everything in high school seems like the most important thing that's ever happened in your life. It's not. You'll get out of high school and you never see those people again. All the people who torment and press you won't make a difference in your life in the long haul.
A free press needs to be a respected press.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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