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  • Local television news, on both radio and television, is so appalling. Makes print journalism look like the greatest stuff ever written. -- Robert Waterman McChesney
  • The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice. Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system. -- Tom C. Clark
  • Recently I've been participating in radio and television talk programs doing broadcasts and conferences, and shooting my mouth off and really going to town. -- Peter Maxwell Davies
  • jukeboxes, radio and television, going from dawn to dusk, help spread the poison of synthetic, artificial, rhythmical noise. -- Maria Franziska von Trapp
  • The way for newspapers to meet the competition of radio and television is simply to get out better papers. -- H. L. Mencken
  • Local television news, on both radio and television, is so appalling. Makes print journalism look like the greatest stuff ever written. -- Robert Waterman McChesney
  • Congress has repeatedly passed laws and otherwise raised a ruckus about indecent language on the broadcast airwaves used for radio and television. -- Reed Hundt
  • The heightened public clamor resulting from radio and television coverage will inevitably result in prejudice. Trial by television is, therefore, foreign to our system -- Tom C. Clark
  • It did suffer and it became very weak, while the reporters from Iraqi radio and television stations were more active and had more accurate information. -- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
  • The orchestration of press, radio and television to create a continuous, lasting and total environment renders the influence of propaganda virtually unnoticed precisely because it creates a constant environment. -- Jacques Ellul
  • The [CIA] Agency has owned outright more than 240 Media operations around the world, including newspapers, magazines, publishing houses, radio and television stations, and wire services, and has partially controlled many more. -- Michael Parenti
  • The Corporation for Public Broadcasting distributes an annual appropriation that we provide in accordance with a statutory formula, the vast majority of which goes directly to public radio and television stations. -- Earl Blumenauer
  • I think I thought it would be important for electronics as we knew it then, but that was a much simpler business and electronics was mostly radio and television and the first computers. -- Jack Kilby
  • As I went to college, I went into radio and television. Now I suppose most people think that's one step ahead of basket weaving as a major in college, but it was part of the journalism department. -- Sam Donaldson
  • We are attacked by radio and television and visual communication at such speed and with such force that painting seems very old fashioned ...why shouldn't it be done with that power and gusto [of advertising], with that impact. -- James Rosenquist
  • So the system we have in radio and television today is the direct result of government policies that have been made in our name, in the name of the people, on our behalf, but without our informed consent. -- Robert Waterman McChesney
  • So the system we have in radio and television today is the direct result of government policies that have been made in our name, in the name of the people, on our behalf, but without our informed consent. -- Robert Waterman McChesney
  • We're enlarging in every single area of the ministry at In Touch. We're on radio and television. We're in over 110 million homes in America plus radio on satellites. We just acquired the NAMB FamilyNet television network, and with that expanding possibilities of the gospel. -- Charles Stanley
  • Ive been a radio and television news person since I was 19 years old. Im 57 years old now. But the advantage is that I have studied, investigated, and reported over those years on nearly every major story from wars and recessions to grass roots local issues. -- George Noory
  • I've been a radio and television news person since I was 19 years old. I'm 57 years old now. But the advantage is that I have studied, investigated, and reported over those years on nearly every major story from wars and recessions to grass roots local issues. -- George Noory
  • This...Godless society operates in an extremely efficient manner at least in its higher levels of leadership...It follows a perfectly mapped out strategy. It holds almost complete sway in international organizations, in financial circles, in the field of mass communications; press, cinema, radio and television. -- Pedro Arrupe
  • One of the basic troubles with radio and television news is that both instruments have grown up as an incompatible combination of show business, advertising and news. Each of the three is a rather bizarre and demanding profession. And when you get all three under one roof, the dust never settles. -- Edward R. Murrow
  • Moderate giftedness has been made worthless by the printing press and radio and television and satellites and all that. A moderately gifted person who would have been a community treasure a thousand years ago has to give up, has to go into some other line of work, since modern communications put him or her into daily competition with nothing but world's champions. -- Kurt Vonnegut
  • Television contracts the imagination and radio expands it. -- Terry Wogan
  • I want to do more television and I want to do more radio. -- Anna Benson
  • I like radio and live performing stuff. I don't like the television stuff as much. -- Adam Carolla
  • The future is electronic. It's radio, television and the Internet; it's not really newspapers anymore. -- Will McDonough
  • Television and radio do a wonderful job in focusing attention on the problems of our society. -- Richard J. Daley
  • Europe has a press that stresses opinions; America a press, radio, and television that emphasize news. -- James Reston
  • Mass communication, radio, and especially television, have attempted, not without success, to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection. -- Eugenio Montale
  • I had two different degrees: One in International Relations/Political Science and another degree in Radio and Television Production. -- Hannah Simone
  • My father hated radio and could not wait for television to be invented so he could hate that too. -- Peter De Vries
  • The major newspapers simply stopped writing about me, and my voice could no longer be heard on radio or television. -- Galina Vishnevskaya
  • Radio killed variety and TV killed radio, and the internet will kill television and it will go on and on. -- Victoria Wood
  • Soul Train' was developed as a radio show on television. It was the radio show that I always wanted and never had. -- Don Cornelius
  • I have Time Warner, and I try to relax a lot and watch television a lot and everything. I really enjoy that. Listen to the radio. -- Roky Erickson
  • Conservatives, despite their increasingly powerful presence on cable TV and talk radio, feel excluded and disregarded by the longstanding preponderance of liberal voices on public television. -- Michael Medved
  • We didn't have television in those days, and many people didn't even have radios. My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening. -- Beverly Cleary
  • When television began, it modeled itself after radio. Many early television programs were radio programs first. 'My Favorite Wife,' 'The Jack Benny Show,' 'Burns and Allen,' 'Alfred Hitchcock Presents.' -- David Gerrold
  • I did television for a very long time, but if you're on television, words don't count. What the eye sees beats the words. If you switch sides, from radio to television, you learn that the wordiness that you learn on the radio is useless or not nearly as powerful, and you have to learn to trust that the eye will just beat the ear. -- Robert Krulwich
  • I don't mind being interviewed on television or radio. -- Calvin Trillin
  • I've always loved radio. Television scares me, because I'm older. -- John Tesh
  • There was no television, so the radio provided you with everything. -- Ruben Blades
  • Ronald Reagan is clearly to television what Franklin Roosevelt was to radio. -- David Gergen
  • I wasn't wattching television when I was a youngster; there was the radio. -- Debbie Reynolds
  • If it's done right, radio can just be far more important than television. -- Rush Limbaugh
  • If it's done right, radio can just be far more important than television. -- Rush Limbaugh
  • Moving from radio to television, you can take most of the words with you. -- Douglas Adams
  • Radio is the theater of the mind; television is the theater of the mindless -- Steve Allen
  • Digital television, satellite radio, videogames, iPods - so much media. Do books even matter anymore? -- Mo Rocca
  • I use every opportunity, whether on my radio show or on television, to break stereotypes. -- Ryan Seacrest
  • You can't reach America's youth with off the mark radio ads or insulting television commercials -- Steve Rifkind
  • Cinema, radio, television, and magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen without hearing. -- Robert Bresson
  • Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen in without hearing. -- Robert Bresson
  • If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners. -- Johnny Carson
  • I've got about 27 gigs right now. I've got radio, I've got television, I've got The Washington Post. -- Tony Kornheiser
  • I start the day with either Radio 3 or Radio 4. I don't watch any daytime television at all. -- Imelda Staunton
  • Gleason became like a mentor of mine. I had Gleason helping me on television, Godfrey on radio. -- Larry King
  • It is largely on television and radio that real probing of what politicians are up to has to happen. -- John Humphrys
  • Like, radio is closer to a Tumblr, or a blog, or Twitter, than it is to television, I think. -- Ira Glass
  • The radio for these women is like television is for us today, which is really like looking at the radio. -- Debbie Allen
  • You could tell he (President Ronald Reagan) was an old radio guy. He never once looked at the television monitor. -- Harry Caray
  • The marvels - of film, radio, and television - are marvels of one-way communication, which is not communication at all. -- Milton Mayer
  • The outstanding scientific discovery of the twentieth century is not television, or radio, but rather the complexity of the land organism. -- Aldo Leopold
  • It comes down to a question of attention: it's difficult to use the Net distractedly, unlike the television or the radio. -- Umberto Eco
  • Television really has been my vehicle. I don't get played on the radio much, so I've relied on TV a lot. -- K. D. Lang
  • Every weekend he'd have me come down to work on Dragnet, which by now was on television as well as radio. -- Martin Milner
  • Records, radio, television, movies, magazines-all are monopolized by the money managers who are guided by one ethic, the words wealth and power. -- Ezra Taft Benson
  • Whether it is television, radio, newspapers, magazines, books or the Internet, a few giant conglomerates are determining what we see, hear and read. -- Bernie Sanders
  • I have a very primitive sense that if I just turn on a radio or the television, that somebody's playing that stuff for me. -- Marc Maron
  • I've sold everything from fashion, make-up, couture magazines, radio, reality television, movies. There isn't a thing I haven't sold, including Tampax. You name it. -- Janice Dickinson
  • I have proven that being a perfectionist can be profitable and admirable when creating content across the board: in television, books, newspapers, radio, videos. -- Martha Stewart
  • There's a little bit more of a freedom when you're doing radio play-by-play as opposed to television. I prefer the television side of it. -- Joe Buck
  • Nobody seems to know yet how television is going to affect the radio, movies, love, housekeeping or the church, but it has definitely revived vaudeville. -- Edgar Bergen
  • I like radio better than television because if you make a mistake on radio, they don't know. You can make up anything on the radio. -- Phil Rizzuto
  • Starting with radio, starting with television, we got used to this idea of stuff being free as long as you just watch a few ads. -- Tim Wu
  • Radio, which was a much better medium than television will ever be, was easy and pleasant to listen to. Your mind filled automatically with images. -- Dick Cavett
  • I don't know how television or radio is going to survive without newspapers because that's where they get all their news. It's going to be hopeless. -- Dan Jenkins
  • Whether it's the internet, radio, television, there are always areas of debate, but you have to accept it. The media now has become an absolute monster. -- Tony Pulis
  • Radio, newspapers, they were normal parts of my life. In those days, you had to go somewhere to watch television and leave something to see it. -- Robert Redford
  • I don't want to see kids in America being scared because they're hearing people on television and the radio saying really ugly xenophobic and racist things. -- Bernie Sanders
  • We're a free society; we've got television. We have radio. We have newspapers. We have the videocassette, which is coming into play. These are new freedoms. -- Ray Bradbury
  • Watching television in those days was not the same experience as it is today. After years of listening to radio, we found the black-and-white images mesmerizing. -- Annette Funicello
  • Sheet music, recording, radio, television, cassettes, CD burners, and file sharing have all invalidated, to some extent, the old model of making a living making music. -- Kent Beck
  • You can get an awful lot of effects into the customer's mind for a great deal less time and money in radio than you can in television. -- Harry Shearer
  • It's not just about getting a song on the radio or appearing on television. It really is about helping people change their lives one day at a time. -- Yolanda Adams
  • There is a long history of newspapers being doomed. They were doomed by radio. They were doomed by television. They were probably doomed by the telegraph way back when. -- Bill Keller
  • Gene Autry was a pioneering star in the early days of music, radio, film, television and rodeo performances. I am proud to posthumously honor such an inspiring role model -- Adam Schiff
  • The first science fiction show on television was 'Tales Of Tomorrow' using scripts from the radio show 'X-1' which used stories from 'Galaxy Magazine' as its source material. -- David Gerrold
  • Exponential growth in access to the Internet, satellite television and radio, cell phones, and P.D.A.'s means that breaking news now reaches virtually every corner of the globe. -- Dee Dee Myers
  • I do it because I love acting, I love working, and whether it's radio, television, films, theater, I don't care as long as I can get out there and do it. -- Joan Collins
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