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Fred W. Friendly

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TV is bigger than any story it reports. It's the greatest teaching tool since the printing press.

— Fred W. Friendly

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A composite is a euphemism for a lie. It's disorderly. It's dishonest and it's not journalism.

— Fred W. Friendly

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Television makes so much at its worst that it can't afford to do its best.

— Fred W. Friendly

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Television was supposed to be a national park. Instead it has become a money machine. It's a commodity now, just like pork bellies.

— Fred W. Friendly

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The news is the one thing the networks can point to with pride. Everything else they do is crap, and they know it.

— Fred W. Friendly

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Friendly felt Aubrey was insufficiently concerned with public affairs and in his memoir Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control recounts one budget meeting at CBS when Aubrey talked at length of how much money the news was costing the company a sea of red ink that could be stopped by replacing news with more entertainment programs. CBS founder and board chairman William S. Murrow of the documentary television program See It Now.

Murrow of the documentary television program See It Now. He originated the concept of public broadcasting and played a major role in establishing the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) television.

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