The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.
A newspaper is the center of a community, it's one of the tent poles of the community, and that's not going to be replaced by Web sites and blogs.
The Washington black community was able to succeed beyond his wildest dreams. I mean, we had our own newspapers, our own restaurants, our own theaters, our own small shops, our own clubs, our own Masonic lodges.
I think a lot of newspapers have lost touch with that sense of community, which so impressed me as a teenager when I had to knock on people's doors.
A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.