The Power of the Media

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Of course the editorial cartoon above my Paul Combs is an exaggeration but it certainly has more than an ounce of truth in it. The media just seems to dominate almost everything in our lives now days. Cell phones are now on every restaurant table and are the main focus of those diners even to the exclusion of those sitting across the table from them. If it rings for whatever reason it almost always takes attention away from everything else.

Fox News is the prime instigator of media bias. They have so many “ditto-heads” watching who totally fall in line with whatever they seem to say. To those folks, if Fox proclaims something is has to be absolutely true without any questions or doubts.

George Orwell many years ago wrote a novel entitled 1984 where the government took total control of life.  He wasn’t too far off on his predictions but he got the main player wrong. It was not Big Brother but instead Mother Media…

2 thoughts on “The Power of the Media

  1. I watched the State of the Union message the other night on FOX Channel. If you had heard the commentator afterward talking about how wonderful Obama’s words were and then catch himself to take a left turn and say “Of course there is more than one way to look at this,” you would have laughed out loud like I did. My oh my!

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