The Press

Character assassination...

"Character assassination is at once easier and surer than physical assault; and it involves far less risk for the assassin. It leaves him free to commit the same deed over and over again, and may, indeed, win him the honors of a hero in the country of his victims."

-- Alan Barth

The BBC and the state of Journalism

Somehow, that old-fashioned thoroughness and commitment have disappeared. I suppose no one has the time for it any more.

--Terry Wogan, longtime BBC broadcaster, stating that the BBC has lost its standing as the world's foremost broadcaster. Aug. 12, 2008

To accept opinions...

To accept opinions is to gain the good solid feeling of being correct without having to think.

-- C. Wright Mills, The Power Elite
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