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Who can be quoted?
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figures – those who are in the news, and often the subjects of current
interviews and news stories. We do not accept quotations from people,
animals or other fictional characters from books, television shows,
movies, cartoons, or the like. Quotes must be from famous people; if
you are not famous, you will not be quoted.
Quotable people are newsmakers - people that make headlines by
their actions or who are headliners or special guests on major network
news programs. People such as Colin Powell, Gordon Brown, Angela
Merkel – who hold high-ranking public office – generals, mayors,
governors, senators, CEOs, heads of major organizations, or famous
names of people in the news, like celebrities, musicians, actors or
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journal or professional research site.
- The quote you provide MUST APPEAR on the web page URL you
- We do not accept URL's to blogs, personal websites, or social
media networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn).