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

    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, 2015

    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

    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, 2015

    Look I have nothing against people being in love

    and showing it to there partners, and I am certainly not bitter about this day Iike some might say... "because I'm single". I'm a realist. To me it just does not make sense to first of all wast money on mass produced jewelry that cost way more than any one item should ever cost...
    tsumakov tsumakov
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 15

    Let's face it, if you have a heart,

    a brain and a soul....you have feelings and opinions. Unlike the media of the past, where radio and TV news people only reported the news, today the media wants to be part of the news. They insert themselves, unabashedly promoting their agenda. Take racism for example: I...
    lov2smile lov2smile
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 14

    "Today?" Media has never been anything

    but propaganda, all the way back to when "the media" was Hammurabi's Code and folk songs. It all serves the interests of some group or another, so I have no qualms about participating in or consuming propaganda if it serves the interests of the group to which I belong or have...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 14
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