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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...
    slipdasystem slipdasystem 18-21, M Jul 11

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    I really generally like, think I'm ugly at it sucks. Sometimes I think, maybe I will like the way I look today, and it's like I'm lying to myself. I've always edited my photos but...
    jessbolt jessbolt 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Today I woke up the day after reading an article about not caring what other people think and for the first time in quite a long while I feel free. 1. people are ALWAYS judging...
    Badtimanonymous Badtimanonymous 31-35, M 9 hrs ago

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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...
    Silverrun5 Silverrun5 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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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...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Just a day before Palestinian teenager Muhammad Abu Khudair was kidnapped and burned alive (allegedly by six Israeli Jewish youths), Israeli lawmaker Ayelet Shaked took to Facebook...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 8

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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 5 days ago

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    John Lennon and Jimmy Buffett. To me these two song writers have helped shape my life and also have helped me out during my most down and out days. John Lennon, well what can you...
    thedude5600 thedude5600 36-40, M 8 hrs ago

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    I am about done here, my experience of my first time was removed today. The posting was over a year old, and poof, gone.
    carrielynch carrielynch 41-45, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    We are going to die someday. Someday the sun will rise but we will not be here to see it. Someday the moon will be hovering above a dark earth but we will not be here to look up...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 5 hrs ago

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    there is one living right across the street from me a sweetie with a hubby and a son they moved in about 5 months ago and she's really getting big now. she's so adorable she's...
    bignatbreastluver bignatbreastluver 46-50, M 5 hrs ago

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    Went to a nudist resort in Texas today, and it was definitely too hot for clothes....
    clubosxm clubosxm 46-50, M 3 hrs ago

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    We message each other but we didn't see each other for 15 day and today I saw him :) he still cute and shy, I just want to grab him…anyway few friends there..I look at his back...
    Edrss Edrss 41-45 19 hrs ago

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    Today's my birthday! Though I'm not celebrating it anymore :) let's chat and have some fun!
    Youtwo12 Youtwo12 18-21, M 10 hrs ago

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    i pe*d my pants today and took a video of it. if you want it klk me @jakefloor
    Wetpants93 Wetpants93 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    It is a good thing that Sexuals can go to specific groups for specific needs and talk with like-minded people to get together or just share stories and ideas. Anyway, these groups...
    ninathecat ninathecat 31-35 Jun 30

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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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    I was driving down I-880 (South) when I lost control of my car trying to avoid someone who almost merged into me. He/she signaled left to come out of their exit only lane, I hung...
    Silisrum Silisrum 22-25, M 1 Response 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).
    romi777 romi777 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    If you would like to join a new social media movement and get paid for being a first inviter, please visit www.L9app.com/mishelleb and watch the introduction video. Also, watch...
    neeva2u neeva2u 46-50, F Jul 10

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    Except EP I am now media free. I no longer report my status, location, activity, friends... Everything. All gone and what a relief :) Why didn't i do it sooner. Hello world 😀
    JemmimaS JemmimaS 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Hopefully this doesn't count as social media.
    Kapliadantis Kapliadantis 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 18

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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...
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    For the big shots that think they know anything for sure...I hope you find balance in your life! All around us are lies and deception for the true observers to see! The media...
    Shewolfiie69 Shewolfiie69 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    The people of Palestine are not animals. For 70 years, everyday! Palestinians being murdered, women being raped! Enough is enough. This is extremely frustrating! As a Palestinian...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 10

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    **** ****** me off when people don't reply but I see you on other social medias! Lol HOW RUDE!!! 😂😂😩😩😩👎👎😌
    Sammie099 Sammie099 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    RABBI SHMULEY BOTEACH SAYS MUSLIMS SAVED JEWShttp://thedeenshow.com/watch/2844/rabbi-shmuley-boteach-says-muslims-saved-jewsMuslims and Jews: a historical perspective that reveals...
    moonii moonii 18-21, F Jul 12

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    "...[T]he media of communication available to a culture are a dominant influence on the formation of the culture's intellectual and social preoccupations." --Postman
    amused2death amused2death 26-30, M Jul 12

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    I've been talking to this guy for a few months now, it was just supposed to be a friendship but it quickly turned into more. I originally was just looking for someone to talk to...
    ashleyynp ashleyynp 18-21, F Jul 15

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    To me now-a-days with the invention of social media and advancements in technology, Us as humans have actually grown less and less social because they expect that the only way to...
    Jshangle64 Jshangle64 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    This is from my journal today Yesterday, I was inspired to look into past lives and, a day later, I find myself writing about my meditative experiences. I do not think that I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I thought of you today. I think about you everyday. I remember the time we first knew we loved each other. The first time you said "I think I'm falling in love with you". My heart...
    Souless33 Souless33 26-30, F Jul 9

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    Oh, oh I feel like I'm a million miles away From myself, more and more these days I've been down so many open roads But they never lead me home And now I just don't know Who I...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jul 3

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    Today my father wanted me to help him move a car. Since I am more comfortable with automatic rather than manual I told him I will try. I tried my best and managed to move the car...
    cherryaleks cherryaleks 18-21 4 days ago

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    They say abortion is wrong yet they look down on teenage parents and give dirty looks. Priests preaching about the poor who need help yet they live in mansions and have there own...
    siwa143 siwa143 13-15, F Jun 28

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    my dilemma for thinking today is.... I am with a man who says he loves me but acts another way... hes out golfing today... but I need to talk to him about our relationship... I...
    VictoriaRRose VictoriaRRose 26-30, F Jul 2

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    Okay I have this sick feeling today and it didn't happen until I finally told my friend about something that happened two months ago. I saw this bright light outside my bedroom...
    Air29 Air29 18-21, F Jul 6

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    So I think I'll actually say hello to everyone at work today instead of passing by them like they don't exist . If someone asks me for lunch money, I'll buy it for them . Makes...
    21anchors 21anchors 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    So I bet anyone who has seen my past experiences is really bored about me talking about my play, but I'm using this more as a journal than a blog. So if you don't want to hear...
    snowunderthestars snowunderthestars 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    It's just gotten worse, day started off well but I guess the signs where there from the start, no hunger since I woke up, no emotion, no nothing, then the day changed and it got...
    PedrosCN PedrosCN 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    Today I got this really strange phone call from a woman and all she said was HAPPY BIRTHDAY. It was my husband's birthday yesterday. I think my husband might be cheating on me with...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    “You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters? She's not perfect—you aren't either, and the...
    9thguy 9thguy 26-30, M Jul 16

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    I often wonder what my friends day is like... yeah some say they went to work or cleaned house or just sat around doing nothing. But that's not what I really mean. How did you...
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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