Quotes of Broadcasting

“ Kodak sells film, but they don't advertise film. They advertise memories. ”

- Theodore Parker

“ Experience is always sowing the seed of one thing after another. ”

- Marcus Manilius

“ I've about had it — the agencies, the winking, the networks, the ratings. Anyone who thinks TV is an art medium is crazy — it's an advertising medium. ”

- Robert Altman

“ I would recommend that anyone who wants to do comedy on TV to do radio first. ”

- David Walliams

“ Journalism as theater is what TV news is. ”

- Thomas Griffith

“ Anyone who's parading under a $100,00-plus video is not free from corporate. That's just the MTV advertising agency. I find them all to be just a bit of a sham. ”

- John Lydon Rotten

“ Even after a bad harvest there must be sowing. ”

- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“ Publishing is a business, but journalism never was and is not essentially a business. Nor is it a profession. ”

- Henry Luce

“ Publishing is a business, but journalism never was and is not essentially a business. Nor is it a profession. ”

- Henry R. Luce

“ Journalism as theater TV news is. ”

- Thomas Griffith

“ I think the best of it is that journalism knows it has not done its best. That is new. ”

- Jeff Jarvis

“ The right name is an advertisement in itself. ”

- Claude Hopkins

“ Advertising is salesmanship-in-print. ”

- Claude C. Hopkins

“ Opportunities are often missed because we are broadcasting when we should be listening. ”

- Unknown

“ I read no newspaper now but Ritchie's, and in that chiefly the advertisements, for they contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ Advertisements… contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ Advertising is what you do when you can't go to see somebody. That's all it is. ”

- Fairfax Cone

“ The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice, rather than contradict it. ”

- Alexander Cockburn

“ Keep on sowing your seed, for you never know which will grow — perhaps it all will. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ Advertising is only evil when it advertises evil things. ”

- David Ogilvy

“ When you publish a book, it's the world's book. The world edits it. ”

- Philip Roth

“ Good wine needs no bush, and perhaps products that people really want need no hard-sell or soft-sell TV push. Why not? Look at pot. ”

- Ogden Nash

“ Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise. ”

- Laurence J. Peter

“ Rarely in broadcasting history has so much been riding on the whimsical flick of a few thousand wrists. ”

- Harriet van Horne

“ I never considered a career in broadcasting, not even as a kid. ”

- Josh Charles
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