Gilbert Keith ChestertonGilbert Keith Chesterton, (1874-1936) British essayist, critic, poet, and novelist

Gilbert Keith Chesterton Quote

“Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.”

Gilbert Keith ChestertonGilbert Keith Chesterton
~ Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Ratings and Comments

Robert, Somewhere in the US

Yes, we have much to thank Edward Bernays. We no longer have news sent to us via papers or television, we have entertainment (propaganda) via the industrial military complex and the corporate elite. If you want real news you must search for it and/or rely on known resources that are independent of corporate America. There are a number of very good journalist that are not part of MSM, like Noam Chomsky, etc.....

Ronw13, Oregon

Half the country sucks up the MSM garbage, the other half, Patriots, see it for what it is, CRAP spewing from the mouths of Fabian socialist and globalist elites.

E Archer, NYC

Please, someone, show me a journalist! Show me someone who will always report the whole story, even the parts that might offend people, Show me someone who will report both sides of the issue, giving no fair advantage. How can you trust a person who lies to himself/herself?

The press has always been a field of battle for the attention of the people with the primary purpose to SELL them something -- not just soap but a culture of dependence (i.e. consumption). Fear being the primary marketing technique in order to get the programmed response. Journalism my a$$.

Propaganda, all, including FOX, just from a different chapter in the same fraternity. The stories you are getting are the stories they WANT you to get. The real untold news are the motivations and intentions of those spinning the stories, and why. We are talking about immense power here -- the loudspeakers of the world in the hands of a few dozen people. Everything broadcast is suspect!

Robert, Somewhere in the US

E try the Syrian girl - there are many out there you just have to look....


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