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John Whiting

KPFA/Pacifica [Radio Network] Folio (North Bay), December 1999
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standardization of consumption
homogenization
values
media
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The purpose of commercial [media] is to induce mass sales. For mass sales there must be a mass norm ... By suppressing the individual, the unique, the industry ... assures itself a standard product for mass consumption.