This article is from the Quotations FAQ, by Sir Hans email@example.com Jason Newquist firstname.lastname@example.org with numerous contributions by others.
News is what a chap who doesn't care much about
anything wants to read. And it's only news until he's read
it. After that it's dead.
Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966)
"Scoop" (1938) bk. 1, ch. 5
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it is read, and contributed to by people from all over the world. If
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share your favorites, have a question about the meaning or background
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