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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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    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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    The only thing that mass media does is mass manipulation. They give us a false understanding of reality which is based on fear. I thought that the business mass media was better...
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    Why is it that is today’s “tolerant” society there is so much intolerance for individual viewpoints? When your personal ideas don’t match up with what’s considered...
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    Only those that constantly question and think can maintain a free society. We all need to stand up to this massive propaganda effort being perpetuated on us right now. 'All...
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    I hate how the media depends on the good looking as an attempt to capture people. All it does is boosts the celeberitys ego but lowers others sometimes and I hate it. I hate how it...
    OmegaSky OmegaSky 13-15, M Jun 24

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    Media keep brainwashing youngsters, keep making many beautiful young girls have self-esteem problems, keep imposing their way of thinking as the only right one.
    InsanelySaneGuy InsanelySaneGuy 18-21, M Jul 3

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    Is this site considered social media? If so, then I look like a hypocrite. But social media is just an excuse for people with a bunch of opinions about everything to berate and...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The media in this country is corrupt. They don't tell news stories but make them up to fit a political agenda. It is a sad state affairs when the press doesn't hold their country...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Jul 1

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    The government controls the media . It's a monopoly. The only news I actually pay attention is infowars( if that).
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    Hopefully this doesn't count as social media.
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    I don't know about worldwide, but American media is so untrustworthy and quite idiotic at times. People are influenced by so many videos and advertisements just because they watch...
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