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The media does not go into very much depth in their portrait of the issues

Page history last edited by Mike 8 years, 2 months ago

The media does not go into very much depth in their portrait of the issues.

Reasons to agree

  1. It often seems that journalist would rather cause problems, than fix them. (+8)
  2. There is no longer any need for journalist. (+2) 
  3. Journalist tend to over simplify things. (+1) 
  4. "Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaperTruth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle." (+1) Thomas Jefferson
  5. The line between investigating and persecuting is a very fine one.” (+1) Edward R. Murrow
  6. "To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile." (+1) Aleister Crowley 
  7. The format of non internet based media does not allow them to go into much depth. 
    1. Newspaper articles are limited in length, as compared to books, or wikipedia.
    2. No non internet based media outlet can go into much depth, because only a few people are very interested in each subject. 
  8. If into depth on the issues what would they write about tomorrow? They would put themselves out of business.
  9. We don't need the media any more. All the media does is oversimplify and mischaracterize each side.
  10. "The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter". - Aleister Crowley

 

  • Score:
    • Reasons to agree: 10
    • Reasons to agree with reasons to agree: +8, +2, +1, +1, +1, +1 = 14
      • Currently I am looking at only counting 1/2 of reasons to agree with reasons to agree
      • 14/2 = 7
    • Total: 10 + 7 = 17 

 

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