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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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