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The Myth at Play: The Oh So Suitable Environment

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Abstract

Despite appearances the media system in the United States is far more commercial, consolidated in ownership, with content-driven advertising, and which is far more pervasive and penetrative than many realize or are made aware. It is a media environment designed specifically for the purposes of propaganda and, therefore, most suited to that function. The myth of buying power relies heavily on this media environment and thrives accordingly as a result. This point will be demonstrated via the coverage/promotion of buying power, and related subjects, conducted since 2009.

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Journalism Media Reporting Advertising 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Morgan State UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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