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The media is a powerful tool, and now social media has the same potential, filtered through over resourced propaganda is the biggest problem in both.

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one that won't go away so stop watching and enjoy your life

Semiotics has been part of my studies.
And thanks, i have a strong bullshit filter.

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The same religious and political posts get posted time and time again.

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and on tv too

TV came first as far as media goes.
Early Rand Corp publications from the 50s about political insemination into media are a good read for early days manipulation.

To clarify propaganda was around way before but radio and TV were the first mass manipulation vehicles.

yes for sure

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Which is why critical thinking and a healthy dose of skepticism is more important now than ever.

KKGator Level 9 Jan 9, 2018
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And False News abounds!

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