"Many people, especially
ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for
Never apologize for being correct, or for being years ahead of
If you're right and you know it, speak your mind.
Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth."
COMMITTED TO THE TRUTH
"Any dictator would admire
the uniformity and obedience of the U.S. media."
Bill Sardi / Azikiwe Abayomi / Sam Husseini / Jeff Huber
"Western corporations own
the media, and their advertising makes the industry profitable.
In this sense, the media cannot fulfill the function of watchdog
of power, because in fact it is power."
Jonathan Cook, 2011
Christian Fuchs / Gary Leupp / Tony Platt / Jim Lobe
"You're never going to
get any truth from us [television]. We'll tell you anything you
want to hear; we lie like hell... We'll tell you any shit you
want to hear. We deal in *illusions*, man! None of it is true!
But you people sit there, day after day, night after night, all
ages, colors, creeds... We're all you know. You're beginning to
believe the illusions we're spinning here. You're beginning to
think that the tube is reality, and that your own lives are unreal.
You do whatever the tube tells you! You dress like the tube, you
eat like the tube, you raise your children like the tube, you
even *think* like the tube! This is mass madness."
Howard Beale, in the movie 'Network',
Juiian Rose / Andrea Germanos / Bill Boyarsky
"Good journalism is getting
the best obtainable version of the truth."
Carl Bernstein, 2015
Eric Margolis / Meg Kinnard / Arabi Souri / Thom Hartmann
"Our Mainstream News Media
presents the clearest danger to our Liberty and Freedom, and if
they don't start reporting the news, not propaganda, the ability
of the American public to remain an "informed public"
is in danger of falling into the pitfalls that are usually associated
when a communist / authoritarian / fascist government controls
the news media."
William Cormier, 2010
Alison Weir / Lyndon Larouche / Mumia Abu-Jamal / James Bovard
"The dominant characteristic
of our present ruling system is the firm belief that power is
to be gained and maintained by manipulating the masses. Being
honest with the population is rarely an option for them. Current
powers are much more interested in deceiving people than informing
David DeGraw, 2010