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25 Big Reasons Trust in Mainstream Media Has Reached All-Time Lows: A Visual Guide (Vol. 3)

We’ll open with a quote about the news media from legendary Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson:

“…Journalism is not a profession or a trade. It is a cheap catch-all for fuckoffs and misfits — a false doorway to the backside of life, a filthy piss-ridden little hole nailed off by the building inspector, but just deep enough for a wino to curl up from the sidewalk and masturbate like a chimp in a zoo-cage.” 339 more words


Reactionary Times Radio: Elio Forcina on NY Democratic development plan to install a backdoor tax on citizens with a gambling addiction.

Check out Elio Forcina’s latest podcast. Elio is a NY based attorney and political activist. This week he focuses on the NY Democratic development plan.


(’14)‘For the majority of people, the Arts are irrelevant to their daily lives.’ How true is this of your society?

Related: (’05)Do the arts, such as music and literature, really play a significant part in Singaporean society?

(’10)Would it matter if all the performing arts venues in your society, such as concert halls and theatres, were closed down? 1,364 more words


('05)A picture is always more powerful than mere words. What is your view?


(Introduction) ‘A picture speaks a thousand words’. This phrase is synonymous with the power we associate with pictures; that they can express much more than words ever can, they can affect people on a larger degree than words ever can, and that they will always be more powerful than words ever will be. 1,147 more words


('14)Do films offer anything more than an escape from reality?

Related: (’04)Discuss the appeal and value of fantasy stories and films.

(’01)A film has one purpose- to entertain. Using examples, consider this view.


(Introduction) The history of cinema now spans more than a century. 1,162 more words


('10)The book has no place in modern society. Discuss.

Related: (’03)Does the book still have a future?

(’08)Nowadays, the pleasures of reading can never compete with the pleasures of visual entertainment. To what extent do you agree? 1,111 more words