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I Think The Media Today Is Just A Propaganda Outlet

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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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    Petrol down to less than a quid a litre eh?

    ? There's always an agenda, it's to bankrupt Russia, the international community (European Union, USA etc?.) imposing sanctions on Russia,... The same Russia that vetoed a war with Syria.... We armed 'rebels' to fight against Assads regime and they turned into the terrorist group...
    gingerstone gingerstone 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 18

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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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    A recent bashing of a store selling upside-down

    american flag on a tee-shirt on a news channel really stung me. Are people no longer allowed to speak their minds about the country?
    SolaLuna SolaLuna 18-21, F Jun 7

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    It's starting to become a daily routine to post on here, and today I've been thinking a lot about the media; the good and the bad. The media is a wonderful creation. It's a way for...
    CharleyIndigo CharleyIndigo 16-17, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I dont watch the news, not at all.. its a bunch of bullshit that fills our mind with negativity.. i barely watch tv besides hulu & netflix. I would never ever pay for cable...
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    clearlytransparent clearlytransparent 31-35, F a week ago

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    Jimbobclacy Jimbobclacy 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    As I have flooded this place with my comments this will be the last one for some time. It's jus that I am so passionate about the world around me and fascinated by people's stories...
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    A few little essay questions I did: 1.1. Answers the question "is the mass media beneficial in a few sentences. 1.2. Answers the question "are whistleblowers beneficial to the news...
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