All-knowing, all-encompassing and ever-expanding, the media has managed to infiltrate in every aspect of our lives over the last 15 years or so. What started as a recreational and informational activity that hard-working people used for unwinding after a long day of work, has gradually transformed into an unconscious consuming obsession that eats away countless hours of our lives and offers little in return, except the occasional “like,” “poke,” “thumbs up,” or the number of virtual friends or followers, to show for our efforts. The radio, newspaper, and television started it, as mediums for spreading important information. With the advance of communication technology, stories were quickly transmitted from one place to far away locations and so, the population was kept in the loop about the pressing events of the time. With the dawn of the internet, a new means for almost instantly conveying information in a visual and auditory form, practically into every home with internet access…
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