There are a hundred different reasons for despising and boycotting the billionaire press and the industrial journalism it disseminates — but, as it happens, the substance of many of the objections can actually be conveyed by just two quotations.
One is a famous line of Malcolm X (1925-1965), the great — and, of course, assassinated — African-American human rights activist:
If you aren’t careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing. (Speech at the Audubon Ballroom in Harlem, 13 December 1964)
The other quotation is from someone whose name I’ve never learned — as the text simply showed up on the internet a couple of years ago in the form of the following unattributed photograph of an unsigned graffito:
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