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I Think The Media Today Is Just A Propaganda Outlet

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    Flat Earth News

    I recommend a book called Flat Earth News (Nick Davies), about the way the media has devolved in modern times. It explains the way the industry has changed over the course of recent decades, and tells you why it is that it now only seems to peddle junk stories (they sell...
    winstonwelles winstonwelles 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    Matt Farrell Had It Right

    He said that the media is owned by corporations and the media is designed to sell you things.  Thing you don't need. So is it news or just what they want you to believe?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 16, 2010

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    In truth. I don't suppose it's ever been any different. Owners of newspapers,magazines,t.v. Or radio news outlets have always wanted political power and influence. But with...
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    I am so fuckinggg annoyed with seeing 224439439 million posts about Robin Williams' death. Stawp. I know he's fuckinggg dead already. And it's not that I didn't respect him as an...
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    So I know this is social media too and even EP annoys me sometimes, but I'm most annoyed with mainstream social media like Instagram, Facebook, and especially Twitter. There's...
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    It's the media's fault we have a problem with body image. It's the media's fault there's still an "us and them" mentality. It's the media's fault that we measure success in careers...
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    you can fool some people sometime, but u can't fool ALL people all the time.In the past, media was only with those who have power and influence, the used it to guide societies to...
    Correctionway Correctionway 31-35, M Aug 6

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    I have been wetting my pants accidentally lately. I think I need to be punished and made to wear diapers. Anyone want to be the one to do that for me?
    glambert5075 glambert5075 18-21, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I have always been told I was 5-1, for a couple of year. But today, I went to the doctor and measure as 4-11. I am 21, so it's very embarrassing to be so small, but to be under 5...
    Carlsoncarly Carlsoncarly 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    TIL that I actually got more bang for my buck than I had thought with the sun a couple of years ago. Thanks to outlets like the Discovery Channel as far back as, perhaps, 2006 or 2...
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    PrunuSserrulata PrunuSserrulata 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I hate the fact that most media lie. They work hand in hand with the government. Its a shame that most people dont know when they are being fooled. No one should trust the...
    xxmisslynnxx xxmisslynnxx 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I think the media and people in that profession needs to get a life. I hate the tabloids especially. I hate that they always tried to put Whitney Houston down and even try to still...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    The media is SO CORRUPT! I usually don't trust anyone who writes in caps BUT IT'S A SERIOUS ISSUE! It's shameful that news organizations lack the content necessary to inform the...
    LIZard0121 LIZard0121 16-17, F Aug 17

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    yes I feel for his family, friends and fans. news and social media are all talking the same . in very fine print you'll learn that a veteran takes his or her life because of...
    mrmarine mrmarine 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I always thought of myself as straight until recently. I'm a married woman who has been with my wonderful husband for 16 years, but our sex life hasn't been great since our...
    seekingharmony seekingharmony 36-40, F Jul 30

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    Feeling naughty and wanting to wet, I am slowly wetting myself at work today, to the point that it is now showing on my jeans... just served a customer and was weeing bit by bit as...
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    I paid a girl to do my laundry today. It was wonderful! Clean-smelling clothing delivered to my doorstep. I paid her $10. I could get used to this!!
    SorrowofHeart SorrowofHeart 51-55, F 1 hr ago

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    The media will try to keep us preoccupied with pointless tidbits of useless information to distract you from things that REALLY matter. Oh, Beyonce is drinking a smoothie in New...
    Boulier Boulier 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    socialmediaspeaker socialmediaspeaker 22-25, M Aug 4

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    Mainstream media is news. Created to stir voters. And build trust in lies. So that voters go where money wants. National deficit aint from poor. Bailout not from...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Yes the Media is a dangerous world and corrupts the world.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    If you are on my friend list and i've known you on here for years, and you like me as a human being and would like to keep in contact with me on other social media sites, porfavor...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Yes, I will scrutinize the media. It makes so many first world people focus on such unimportant matters such as money, looks and fame. I view it a society's poison for personal...
    loveVictorandDumas loveVictorandDumas 16-17, F a week ago

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    I would like to think so. I suspect if you ask some of the people around me in everyday life (blood relatives specifically) I might be a little too interesting for their liking...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    I am in love with English and read constantly and get A and A*s in my work. I am thinking of studying Journalism because I also love Drama and aspects of Media so I want to study...
    RachCoventry RachCoventry 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I believe my mom is trying to bring me down to build herself up. Im 22 years old I have a daughter who is 2 and I am 18 weeks pregnant. I have lived on my own but recently sought...
    donadeath donadeath 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    Okay so a few days ago I thought to myself I wonder if I've been catfished before. It was a perfectly fine thought, almost laughable because I was positive that I have not been...
    ToTo3000 ToTo3000 22-25, F Aug 7

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    I want to thank the media for my distorted view of pretty...I feel that I only look decent when I straighten my hair for hours and perfect my makeup. My natural beauty just doesn't...
    freeyourdemons freeyourdemons 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    And it should start with law. Drug-related crime should be treated as health problem and should only be sent to a drug court. Drug addicts do not belong in the same place as...
    JustBreathe4J JustBreathe4J 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Just want to say that there's no need to idolize the people we see in the media or have to critique ourselves based on impossible standards. Every single One of you is beautiful...
    helloimdeupi helloimdeupi 16-17, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just need some advice. My boyfriend and I have been together off and on for 3 years. It's been a crazy *** ride. A lot of hurdles to overcome, between abuse on my part...
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 7 Responses 3 days ago

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    That's what the government wants you to think. The illuminated controls the government. Niki minaj is in the illuminati. Niki minaj controls your thoughts.
    TheStillmanator TheStillmanator 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Most of the time I am on my own. I usually stay home or am at school for class or tutoring. I see my family and my co-workers often. I don't really have an entourage. It makes me a...
    thisisausernametoo thisisausernametoo 18-21 1 Response Aug 9

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    Seriously, it's pretty much becoming a place where media and stuff like that is trying to overwhelm us again with pitiful stuff we don't really care about, so we have to accurately...
    psycopower90 psycopower90 22-25, M Aug 9

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    Now to those who may ask I have taken a "selfie" but I don't post one daily. I feel that selfies are just narcissistic traits and don't have the urge to get acceptance from people...
    MissJourney360 MissJourney360 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 11