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Are the Newspapers Bought? – “The Picture of Dorian Gray” – Oscar Wilde

May 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Humour, Journalism, Newspapers, Quotes, The Media

“Then he asked me if I wrote for any of the newspapers. I told him I never even read them. He seemed terribly disappointed at that, and confided to me that all the dramatic critics were in a conspiracy against him, and that they were every one of them to be bought.”

“I should not wonder if he was quite right there. But, on the other hand, judging from their appearance, most of them cannot be at all expensive.”

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