Quote of the day

What a newspaper needs in its news, in its headlines, and on its editorial page is terseness, humor, descriptive power, satire, originality, good literary style, clever condensation, and accuracy, accuracy, accuracy! – Joseph Pulitzer who was born on this day in 1847.

2 Responses to Quote of the day

  1. adamsmith1922 says:

    Reblogged this on The Inquiring Mind and commented:
    NZ media please read, understand and action


  2. Andrei says:

    Joseph Pulitzer was a yellow journalist who among others things helped instigate the Spanish American war by misleading the public when the USS Maine sank after a boiler explosion

    Among other things this lead to the USA aquiring Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guaam and the Philippines and help set the stage for the Pacific war during the second world war

    Yellow journalism is flourishing today as we head into the next great conflict


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