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Date: 01/08/13 02:47 PM

31 Responses to How The Media Depicted Women In 2012

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    Burton_Ian Male 18-29
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    January 8, 2013 at 2:48 pm
    Link: How The Media Depicted Women In 2012 - But hey, they were probably asking for it, right?
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    Solvent Male 18-29
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    January 8, 2013 at 2:55 pm

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    unmercyfuldu Male 18-29
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    January 8, 2013 at 2:56 pm
    This video flatters Limbaugh and O`Rilley by even suggesting they are news.
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    DromEd Male 40-49
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    January 8, 2013 at 3:06 pm
    525,600 minutes of news and this 3:14 is the result.
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    Smoothjc1 Male 50-59
    260 posts
    January 8, 2013 at 3:34 pm
    I want to vote UP unmercyfuldu comment.
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    Pandabee Female 40-49
    857 posts
    January 8, 2013 at 3:37 pm
    I think the `B` he is looking for is Brilliant!
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    ForSquirel Male 30-39
    1991 posts
    January 8, 2013 at 3:47 pm
    The news is failing to accurately represent __________. story of the decade
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    ShadowVamp Female 18-29
    362 posts
    January 8, 2013 at 4:27 pm
    I really want to slap all the idiots who say free birth control is like prostitution. I`ve been on birth control since I turned 18 even though I don`t have a boyfriend. I have PMDD and without birth control, I am a useless, shaking wreck for usually 10 days. I have a high pain threshold from years of taekwondo, but even I can`t handle the simultaneous cramps, back pain, and migranes without crying. Then there`s the fact that I easily lost 3 ounces of blood per day, five days in a row before it would lighten (for comparison, an average flow is 1.4 ounces over a week). That meant I was shaky and weak from blood loss. When I turned 18, I finally went to a doctor who put me on birth control immediately. After about 4 month, my period lightened to the point where I don`t have any symptoms at all. I`m far more productive now than I ever could have been before.
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    markust123 Male 40-49
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    January 8, 2013 at 4:31 pm
    "How The Media Depicted Women In 2012"

    Let me correct that title:
    How Partisan Opinion Media Depicted Women In 2012

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    randomxnp Male 30-39
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    January 8, 2013 at 4:34 pm
    Fluke was the one making women out to be idiots, not Limbaugh! No-one can seriously defend what she says: it`s just political posturing. If you can`t afford a $1 condom then why are you paying thousands for an education at a Catholic university?
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    randomxnp Male 30-39
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    January 8, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    Contraceptive pills for a medical complaints is not the debate. Fluke went to an expensive Catholic university, knowing it was Catholic, then demanded it pay for contraceptives, claiming she could not afford them. Given that she could buy a condom a day for about $30 a month, this led to the very valid point that she must be a slut not to be able to afford contraception, given that she must be needing far more than one a day and needing multiple partners (contraceptive pills are far cheaper, so the condoms might be assumed to be for protection)
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    DertMerchant Male 18-29
    310 posts
    January 8, 2013 at 4:59 pm
    America, we are doing a global facepalm for you.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    January 8, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    There were portrayed the way they are. Some are intelligent plitical figures, others are superficial barbie-doll wannabies. And they`re everything in between.

    Trolling Video is Trolling.

    I lol`d at "They are being raped .... too much"
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    markust123 Male 40-49
    3876 posts
    January 8, 2013 at 5:06 pm
    And thank you @randomxnp for showing what partisan opinion media does to a persons rational thinking. It`s been a while since I`ve seen so much misinformation spewed in such a short amount of space.
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    paperduck Male 18-29
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    January 8, 2013 at 5:45 pm
    Its like women get treated like their lowest denominator.
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    Modwain Male 40-49
    334 posts
    January 8, 2013 at 5:50 pm
    hmm, John Lennon allready said it. Woman is the I am a racist! of the world
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
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    January 8, 2013 at 8:01 pm
    Calling Sandra Fluke a slut was an insult to sluts.
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    Kaagan Male 18-29
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    January 8, 2013 at 9:19 pm
    thats it! i knew putting the computer in the kitchen was a bad idea.
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    thubanstar Female 40-49
    815 posts
    January 8, 2013 at 9:35 pm
    It`s a turbulent time for women. But it should be, change is always turbulent.

    The media and entertainment industry in this country is stuck back 50 years ago because many people in this country are stuck 50 years ago. Until we get over certain things and take a good, honest look at our culture, women will be judged by a different standard than men.
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
    13515 posts
    January 9, 2013 at 2:29 am
    Oh jeez humans are fecked up in so many ways
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    Twinklestein Male 30-39
    513 posts
    January 9, 2013 at 3:26 am
    "The new is supposed to be unbiased, informative and factual."


    Oh, you`re being serious?

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    trippyhippy9 Male 18-29
    559 posts
    January 9, 2013 at 4:48 am
    Many of those clips included women acting the way they are complaining about being treated.

    How bout it, chivalry or equality?

    I`m guessing most women would rather have equality. I`d say most girls would rather have chivalry.
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14194 posts
    January 9, 2013 at 6:08 am

    Anyone have her number bet she puts out???
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    sarita1225 Female 30-39
    43 posts
    January 9, 2013 at 7:29 am
    @McGovern: You do realize that she was actually speaking about a friend who has an ovarian issue that can be corrected by contraceptives, right? Look up ovarian cysts and PCOS. You`re an undereducated fool. Contraceptives or birth control isn`t about be promiscuous or asking for handouts. I received contraceotives while i was in the military, aka taxpayer funded, because i suffered ovarian issues. without them i could have had a cyst rupture and cause me to hemmorhage. but i except you to now try toput me down for this revelation since you are the epitome of ignorance. If Viagra is covered, why not a medicine that regulates women`s hormones? Oh, since it also prevents ovulation therefore pregnancy, it must be bad because only men can bang freely. Yeah, seems legit.
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    DrProfessor Male 18-29
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    January 9, 2013 at 8:25 am
    I HAVE
    TO SAY!!!

    Anyway. Society has its expectations for everyone. Males and females are both expected to fit a certain mold and act a certain way...this isn`t a one-sided issue. It`s just hard to get around, because human brains are wired to use stereotypes and assumptions as a part of addressing unfamiliar situations.

    That being said, Danica Patrick can shove right off. You`re going to willingly put your image out in advertisements, scantily clad, for the money and fame involved, and then take offense when someone calls you sexy? Sure, we live in an environment that pushes women to be presented this way (i.e. Sex SELLS and Cash is King), but if you`re going to take a stand against it you should start with your own professional appearance.

    This is NOT helping the situation:

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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14194 posts
    January 9, 2013 at 8:30 am

    I don`t think Viagra should be covered either. If it`s a medical issue that`s fine but to think people wouldn`t abuse such a thing is naive.
    While we`re handing out insults though you look like a bar slut perhaps if you cut back on the dick you`d bleed less. I bet your mouth smells like dead hooker pussy but has some how seen more penis.
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    LordJim Male 60-69
    6293 posts
    January 9, 2013 at 10:00 am
    Stay classy, McGovern.
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    HalfPintRoo Female 18-29
    2695 posts
    January 9, 2013 at 11:31 am
    Anyone who says a bayer aspirin between the knees isn`t good birth control is too young to know what sex is or too dumb to have it ;)
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    CodeJockey Male 40-49
    5561 posts
    January 9, 2013 at 11:36 am
    THIS person is into rough sex. Doesn`t get much of it but, she`s into it...
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    drawman61 Male 50-59
    7708 posts
    January 9, 2013 at 3:20 pm
    lolled at solvent
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    itzazoom Male 18-29
    182 posts
    January 9, 2013 at 8:17 pm
    the news is failing to accurately represent ANYTHING, how do you expect women to be an exception.

    news dont have a problem with women. news have a problem, and society (or whatever you want to blame as the other party) has one with women.

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