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It was dark. I had no umbrella. I was alone. How did I end up wandering the streets of London at two o’clock in the morning looking like a hopeless, drenched Californian?

Opinion: Does the media control what we think?
Opinion: Does the media control what we think?

Since our lives are so consumed with being connected, is it fair to say that the media could have the power to control our decisions?

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