This blog will be my space to discuss the decline of America's media with a focus on cable and network news. Anyone who happens across this is welcome to comment and re-post with credit given. I love to engage with others who are saddened or angered by what's become of our daily & nightly newscasts.

I'd also like to discuss Hollywood's impact on children and teens as they consume images of graphic violence, bloodshed and racism in movies and on television. What impact has the gaming industry had on young minds?

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The Decline of American Media

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Vaughn B 4 years 12 weeks ago
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Mediocrity of Media - the Sellout

I especially fume at the drug commercials pervasive ads on the network news, and their abhorent side effects. Gone is any investigative journalism even 60 minutes is fluff.

A Solution - A tax on the sale of TVs for funding PBS, similar to the BBC could bring some sanity to this crisis.

A Stream of Good Sense

The internet has become our last bastion for unfettered, unfiltered news, information and research. Take http://maplight.org/ for monitoring contributions from companies and individuals to our senators and congressman.

Ed Shultz although no longer on MSNBC can be seen online.http://wegoted.com/

Rachel Maddow is a rare source for a clear perspective. http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show

Boom Bust is a daily stream program for insightful news headlines. https://www.youtube.com/user/BoomBustRT

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