15 Media Panics That Totally Missed The Point

The news media is an extremely powerful entity. They sway the way we think, tell us what's important, and remind us all that world is a super crazy place. But that's not what makes them powerful. No, what makes them scary influential is their ability to take our minds off the actual dangers that could affect that average person on any given day of the week.

What dangers are we talking about exactly? Well, read on.

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