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A Closer Look into the Destructive Power of the Mass Media

One of the most popular and controversial books ever written about the roles and influence of mass media in contemporary history is Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media (1988) by world renowned linguist, author, philosopher and political … Continue reading

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Culture & Destiny: Why Culture Determines Winners & Losers

More than twenty years ago, James Fallows wrote an article entitled “A Damaged Culture: A New Philippines?” It was Fallows who coined the term “damaged culture” to describe our country’s polarity and cultural backwardness. Of course, many of our highly … Continue reading

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