Top Ten Lies of Television

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10. TV is real life.

9. TV news tells the truth.

8. TV characters are good role models.

7. Children's TV is harmless.

6. TV advertising benefits you.

5. Everybody watches it, so I have to.

4. My life will be better if I buy advertised products.

3. What I and my kids watch doesn't really affect us.

2. I can learn all I need to know by watching TV.

And the Number One Lie is:

Television is Necessary.

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