If the world hates you, keep in mind that it hated me first. If you belonged to the world, it would love you as its own. As it is, you do not belong to the world, but I have chosen you out of the world. That is why the world hates you.
— Jesus, The Bible (New International Version), John 15:18-19
Peter Parker: Spider-Man wasn't trying to attack the city, he was trying to save it. That's slander.
As a newsman, I know I should keep my opinions to myself, but I just wanna say: Kenan and Kel, we hate you!
—Newsman, Kenan & Kel
Your powerful GDI forces have been emasculated, and you yourself are a killer of children. Now of course it's not true, but the world only believes what the media tells them to believe.... and I tell the media what to believe. It's really quite simple.
—Kane, Command & Conquer
Cath: Of course, that what superheroes do. I don't care if people try to slander just because we're doing what's right.
Michael: I haven't heard any slandering...
(Michael is very confused, so Cath shows him a newspaper clip of Spiderman, it's from the Daily Bugle. It's about how Spider is a Public Menace to Manhattan, to add insult to injury, it credited the Punisher as a hero.)
Michael: You do have a point there.
Headline: HARRY POTTER - "DISTURBED AND DANGEROUS"
"Yes, random street crimes are constantly occurring, and in the traditional sandbox manner, you can jump in and resolve them—and when I say 'can', I of course mean 'fucking have to or be shot': ignore too many petty crimes and the Anti-Crime Task Force will become hostile, which delivers a bit of a mixed message. 'We're against vigilante justice, Spider-Man! —Wait, he's not doing vigilante justice! What an asshole! Let's kill him with vigilante justice!"