"News is what somebody somewhere wants to suppress; all the rest is advertising"
- Lord Northcliffe
About this Quote
This quote indicates that real journalism intends to reveal info that certain people or companies do not want to be made public. Anything else that is released or transmitted is essentially just attention or promo.
"I wrote a lot of stuff quickly: pages and pages of notes that seemed pretty incoherent at first. Most of it was taken from the radio because -suddenly being a parent- I'd be confronted by the radio giving a news report every hour of the day"
"We're going to develop - what we want to do is to provide the viewers with what they want from CNN and that is the news. So when people tune in, they'll get the latest news, but they'll also get the biggest story of the day in depth, as CNN does so well"