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Dilann Yasin

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Is the mass media telling us how to think?

Depending on which source of news you like best and in which form you prefer it, the news you get can be a little bias. For example, FOX tends to be more conservative than CNN. This can affect the types of stories they present to their viewers and how they present them.

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  • Apr 19 2012: In my mind, Chomsky's Manufacturing Consent even 20+ years after it was written offers the best insight into how the mass media really works in America. It's essential reading to anybody interested in the subject.

    As others have suggested, the best way to combat media bias and corporatism is approach every bit of news you see with a healthy level of skepticism.

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