Newspapers quotes76 newspapers quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
“It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always just exactly fits the newspaper.”
“In 1899, the streets of New York City echoed with the voices of newsies, peddling the papers of Joseph Pulitzer, William Randalph Hearst, and other giants of the newspaper world. On every corner you saw them carrying the banner. Bringing you the news for a penny a pape. Poor orphans and runaways, the newsies were a ragged army without a leader,...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Mr. Brady, it is the duty of a newspaper to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.”
“Paper has a way of getting people in trouble.”
“The tabloids create their own stories about people's lives that don't exist.”
“- Ben Bradlee: We have to be the check on their power. If we don't hold them accountable, then, my God, who will?
- Kay Graham: Well, I've never smoked a cigar. And I have no problem holding Lyndon or Jack or Bob or any of them accountable. We can't hold them accountable if we don't have a newspaper.”
“You ever notice how people die in alphabetical order?”
“- Cliff: Jenny, prepare yourself for a shock: I'm the Rocketeer.
- Jenny: The Rocke-who?
- Cliff: For crying out loud, haven't you read the papers?
- Jenny: No, I've been working all day.”
“In '53 I tried to volunteer for the Army, but got rejected on account of my knees. The papers called me a draft dodger. Don't matter to them what the truth is, and I still get booed for that shit.”
- Friday: Can you tell me how much a monthly run of your "magazine" is worth?
- Jerry Caesar: Let's just thay it's more money than you'll ever thee in your life. And I do that every month.
- Friday: At least my money is clean.
- Jerry Caesar: Tell you what you can do, Friday, before you go home and start polithing your pennieth.
“What is news? It's hard to quantify. Certainly news has changed completely, and the morning shows are not really designed to bring you the news, except to tell you what happened overnight, and the rest of it is a kind of magazine mentality - a little bit of this, a little bit of that. It's harder to be an educated and informed citizen.”
“- Mollie Malloy: Aren't they inhuman?
- Hildy Johnson: I know. They're newspapermen.
- Mollie Malloy: All they've been doing is lying. All they've been doing is writing lies. Why won't they listen to me?”
“I don't know how to run a newspaper, Mr. Thatcher; I just try everything I can think of.”
“Try doing that with an iPad.”
“- Berger: You ever read the papers?
- Kevin Caffrey: I used to, but the news kept changing.”
“I'm getting married, Walter, and I'm also getting as far away from the newspaper business as I can get.”