10 Popular Quotes that tell the Importance of Media and Communication

Many people still don't know the true importance of the media in our society today.

  • The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses. - Malcolm X
  • Whoever controls the media, controls the mind. - Jim Morrison
  • The media is the right arm of anarchy. - Dan Brown
  • The media transforms the great silence of things into its opposite - Michel de Certeau
  • The people will believe what the media tells them they believe. - George Orwell
  • What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish. - W. H. Auden
  • Whoever controls the media, the images, controls the culture. - Allen Ginsberg
  • All of us who professionally use the mass media are the shapers of society. We can vulgerize that society. We can brutalize it. Or we can help lift it onto a higher level. - William Bernbach
  • All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values. - Marshall McLuhan
  • The media's power is frail. Without the people's support, it can be shut off with the ease of turning a light switch. - Corazon Aquino
  • It takes discipline not to let social media steal your time. -Alexis Ohanian
  • We need a free media, not just freedom of speech. - Tom Scholz
  • One of the most powerful defences the media can offer for controversial actions is, of course, public interest. - Rowan Williams
  • The media represents world that is more real than reality that we can experience. People lose the ability to distinguish between reality and fantasy. They also begin to engage with the fantasy without realizing what it really is. They seek happiness and fulfilment through the simulacra of reality, e.g. media and avoid the contact/interaction with the real world. - Jean Baudrillard
  • Journalism will kill you, but it will keep you alive while you’re at it. - Horace Greeley
  • Don’t hate the media, become the media. - Jello Biafra

These selected media quotes cut across different thoughts