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BERNIE SANDERS – HOW CORPORATE MEDIA THREATENS OUR DEMOCRACY

MEDIA SHAPES OUR VERY LIVES. It tells us what products we need to buy and, by the quantity and nature of coverage, what is “important” and what is “unimportant.” Media informs us as to the scope of what is “realistic” and “possible.” When we see constant coverage of murders and brutality on television, corporate media is telling us that crime …

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Evelyn Nieves – 10 Things You Should Know About What It’s Really Like to Be Homeless

Ed. note: The San Francisco Chronicle [3] has spearheaded an effort to cover the city’s most intractable humanitarian crisis, homelessness. More than 70 local and national media organizations are participating by examining the issue from all possible angles. As part of this effort, AlterNet has interviewed homeless people in San Francisco to get their take on how and why they have lost their shelter …

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Insight – EQUAL TREATMENT FOR DISABLED, YOUR BRAIN ON MUSIC, MOVE OVER PRO BOWL PIGSKIN PENITENTIARY HAS ALL-STAR TALENT – 02.11.16

Mark discusses double standard on how some people with disabilities want the same treatment as others when it comes to the media. Learn how social media gets it all wrong by saying that by befriending or dating a person with a disability means lowering one’s standards. Wrong! Quarterback Johhny Manziel, is the latest NFL player to be in the web of trouble that the league can’t shake though gives Mark an idea that puts all NFL players with arrests on a different gridiron. What does music do for you? New MIT research proves new pathway in brain dedicated for music stimuli.
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John Whitehead – Television, Football and Politics: Gaming Spectacles Designed to Keep the Police State in Power

When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainments, when serious public conversation becomes a form of baby-talk, when, in short, a people become an audience and their public business a vaudeville act, then a nation finds itself at risk; a culture-death is a clear possibility. — Professor Neil Postman If …