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Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.
Daniel J Boorstin, US media author, historian (1914-2004)
Nobody believes the official spokesman – but everyone trusts an unidentified source.
Ron Nessen, US government press officer (b. 1934)
An issue ignored is a crisis ensured.
Henry Kissinger, German/US diplomat, political scientist (b. 1923)
News and political broadcasting bores its audience off the air as soon as it slides from controversy into public relations.
Paul Foot, British journalist (1937-2004)