A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from October 02, 2012
“If you don’t read a newspaper, you’re uninformed; if you do read one, you’re misinformed”

Entry in progress—B.P.

Wikiquote: Mark Twain
Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American humorist, novelist, writer, and lecturer.
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Unsourced/ Possible Fakes
If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed; if you do read the newspaper, you’re misinformed.
. Commonly attributed to Twain, but no evidence so far.

Google Books
The Lessons of Nonviolence:
Theory and Practice in a World of Conflict

By Tom H. Hastings
Jefferson, NC: McFarland
2006
Pg. 147:
It’s also a chance to avoid the greatly exacerbated electronic version of what Mark Twain wrote about mainstream journalism: A man who doesn’t read a daily newspaper is uninformed. A man who does is misinformed.

MonkeyFilter
August 10, 2006
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I particularly like the quote from Mark Twain:

“If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed. If you do read the newspaper, you are misinformed.”
posted by LoopyG at 11:52PM UTC [trackback] (19 comments total)

Post Independent (Glenwood Springs,CO)
Monday, October 10, 2011
Challenge is finding truth amid greed and media distortion
Out On A Limb

Ross L. Talbott
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
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To twist a favorite quotation, let me say that if you don’t watch TV you are uninformed, but if you do watch it, you are misinformed.

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityMedia/Newspapers/Magazines/Internet • (0) Comments • Tuesday, October 02, 2012 • Permalink