Adlai E. Stevenson IIAdlai E. Stevenson II, (1900-1965) Governor of Illinois (1949-1953), U.S. presidential candidate (1952, 1956), U.N. Ambassador (1961-1965)

Adlai E. Stevenson II Quote

“Newspaper editors separate the wheat from the chaff -- and print the chaff.”

Adlai E. Stevenson IIAdlai E. Stevenson II
~ Adlai E. Stevenson II

Ratings and Comments

Ronw13, Oregon

Main stream media, it's ever using half truths to sway public sentiment. Local and federal levels of corruption being exposed daily. The back lot is full of dead mans bones who sought to do the right thing for We the People. Now in 2016 with the internet, the ability to go around " censors" to a certain degree, this has upended some elites and their loyalty to corrupt money lenders, with ties abroad and at home. Truth is much easier to expose when you have nothing to fear. Not all editors are liars, but no doubt can be held in fear of reprisal.

Mike, Norwalk

This could have many meanings. Context would tell a lot here. One application spin from today's media would be, editors from major newspapers separate the truth and accuracy from theocratic dogma and propaganda - - and print the fake news.

Robert, Somewhere in America

Love it! No, it only has the one meaning.... and we all know what that is!

Mike, Norwalk

OK Robert, you know I'm smiling. I was trying to be politically correct and delicately sensitive to those who do not understand that today's media is far more about propaganda than truthfully reporting facts, events and otherwise - the news. ;-)

E Archer, NYC

Whatever pays the bills. ;-)


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