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«The biases the media has are much bigger than conservative or liberal. They're about getting ratings, about making money, about doing stories that are easy to cover.»
Author: Al Franken
, The Big Money
«He [Newt Gingrich] is the most unpopular politician in America. His favorable rating is only four points higher than the Unabomber.»
«I don't want my album coming out with a 'G' rating. Nobody would buy it.»
«The Great Idea in advertising is far more than the sum of the recognition scores, the ratings and all the other superficial indicators of its success; it is in the realm of myth, to which measurements cannot apply.»
Author: Leo Bogart
, In the Realm
«If a man is pictured chopping off a woman's breast, it only gets a R rating, but if, God forbid, a man is pictured kissing a woman's breast, it gets an X rating. Why is violence more acceptable than tenderness?»
Author: Sally Struthers
, chop off
«Just because your ratings are bigger doesn't mean you're better.»
«I think that the country needs a debate that's not a screaming match. . . . And I think too many times we have these arguments on these talk shows where they're trying to get ratings by generating heat, when we ought to be trying to generate more light.»
«I think the record speaks for itself. These are two individuals who have been for the war when the headlines were good and against it when their poll ratings were bad.»
«Pride attaches undue importance to the superiority of one's status in the eyes of others; And shame is fear of humiliation at one's inferior status in the estimation of others. When one sets his heart on being highly esteemed, and achieves such rating, then he is automatically involved in fear of losing his status.»
Author: Lao Tzu
«Instead of rating the man by his performances, we rate too frequently the performances by the man»