Malcolm X and Media had a very close relationship since from the time he joined the Nation of Islam, from time to time his appearance in the media and the attention that he got from the media later led to the first step towards his assassination.
Here are the Quotes by Malcolm X on Media that show how he witnessed the media at that time.
“If you are not careful, the newspaper will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing oppressing.”Malcolm X Media Quote Oppressor
“The media’s the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that’s power. Because they control the minds of the masses.”Malcolm X Quotes Media
“The press is so powerful in its image-making role, it can make the criminal look like he’s a the victim and make the victim look like he’s the criminal. This is the press, an irresponsible press. It will make the criminal look like he’s the victim and make the victim look like he’s the criminal.”Malcolm X Media Quote
“The white press itself created civil right leaders.”Malcolm X Quotes Media