Quotes About Public Broadcast



"There is one freedom on which all other liberties depend and that is freedom of expression, freedom of speech, of print. If this is taken away, no other freedom can exist, or at least it would be soon suppressed."

Leslie Kolakowski



"Let it be impressed upon your minds, let it be instilled into your children, that the liberty of the press is the palladium of all the civil, political, and religious rights."




"The best antidote to political attacks is to demonstrate our commitment to journalism, to public broadcasting and to democratic values."

Raul Ramirez



"The free press is the mother of all our liberties and of our progress under liberty."

Adlai Stevenson



"By any international standard, the practices of these governments are unacceptable...We call on the leaders of these most censored countries to join the free world by abandoning these restrictive actions and allowing journalists to independently report the news and inform their citizens."

Ann Cooper, Director, Committee to Protect Journalists



"The press is not only free, it is powerful. That power is ours. It is the proudest that man can enjoy."

Benjamin Disraeli



"A free press is not a privilege but an organic necessity in a great society. ... A great society is simply a big and complicated urban society."

Walter Lippman