If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're mis-informed.
Deprived of their newspapers or a novel, reading-addicts will fall back onto cookery books, on the literature which is wrapped around bottles of patent medicine, on those instructions for keeping the contents crisp which are printed on the outside of boxes of breakfast cereals. On anything.
Somebody who only reads newspapers and at best books of contemporary authors looks to me like an extremely near-sighted person who scorns eyeglasses. He is completely dependent on the prejudices and fashions of his times, since he never gets to see or hear anything else.
Just because something is typed - whether it is typed on a business card or typed in a newspaper or book - this does not mean that it is true.
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.