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Discuss the ways the media influences or tries to influence your vote.

Lets not discuss the people who are seekiing office ... Lets talk about the campaign. Many have said this was the United States dirtest election campaign ever. How.

One of the examples I see is that the newspaper in our area shows one person looking very Presidential and the photo of the other one is a wild eyed wide open mouth reminder of a serial killer. These are shown side by side.

Tell me what you see. Do you think that papers should try to influence your vote .... other than running paid for ads? How about the other medias?

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  • Nov 14 2012: Well here in Israel, a party that goes against Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu has a new campaign. It says:
    "Bibi will get us in trouble" and there's a mushroom cloud in the background.. Using everything that goes on with Iran and the nuclear crisis as a mean to make the small, defenceless citizen vote for them.

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