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in spite of my own bias against the media, I'll explain it. The media has the potential to do good in this country by ensuring that the 2 party political system works - it makes the people hate the president in office (democrat or republican), and then ensures that the other party is elected soon afterwards, ensuring a balance of power.
On the bad side, the media has slanted, and outright lied about any war since and including the war in Vietnam (where we virtually destroyed North Vietnam and decimated the Viet Cong but pissed off the wrong countries after we left), and are once again outright lying, slanting and re - interpreting footage of the war. A great tool to ensure political stability nowadays, but something which has virtually no place in the military due to their unwarlike nature and ignorance of warfare.
When president Clinton was in power, the media bombarded him as a result of whatever they could find, most especially Monica Lewinsky(but other things as well). When Bush arrived in power, They criticized the war in Iraq, and may have contributed to making him look like an idiot (although he's not exactly the best public speaker - "nucular" instead of "Nuclear"
by Mr. Baltimore November 13, 2006
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Kick-ass American TV show with a tripped-out script writer. For some reason Aussies love this show.

Also see Allison Dubois
Me: Did you watch Medium last night? Allsion Dubois couldn't stop listening to the song 'I Will Survive' in her head, because this girl was murdered while listening to that in her iPod and...

You: I don't really care about Allison Dubois.
by Alice K January 22, 2007
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Not good, not bad
Not extremly appealing.
How was your day?
Medium.
by Anna Norwood February 24, 2008
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An 'industry' that exists to provide a job for rich, bored kids who are able to work* for next to nothing for the first eight years of their working life before being given a 'break'. This usually consists of sucking a fat sweaty producer's minging weapon for the chance to make tea for Jamie Theakston.

*In divergence from the usual definition of the word, 'work' is here defined as 'bitch incessantly about the other coked-up shit-for-brains tossers (who use question inflection for every sentence they ever speak due to their crippling insecurities hidden by self0abuse and eating disorders) that you work with then take your holidays with them to Cannes or the Edinburgh Festival'
"Oh, well the media isn't reaslly a job, darling? It's more of a lifestyle choice, yah, y'know?"
by Dazzla September 29, 2003
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A person who has little to no skill as a worker or a leader. He sees people that do work as a threat, because the boss will like them more. No chance to toss a coworker under the bus or slob the bosses knob will ever go untaken. Your hard work tends to be his livelihood, your mistakes tend to be his chance to bring you down a rung. The boss needs a volenteer? Medium will jump right in and do it. Then bitch about doing it the whole time as if he was forced to do it.
The boss is gone to an appointment and won't know if we are working. Oh don't worry about that... If we slack off the Medium will be sure to tell on us.
by Track26 February 12, 2014
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pronounced: mee-dee-um
-noun-

1. venue
2. one (usually an old, ugly woman) who supposedly communicates with the spirits of the dead
3. a crappy-ass TV show that had no future from the begginning
1. The medium I use to go Internetting is Internet Explorer 8, because Firefox is too cluttered and visually unappealing with no address bar memory, Chrome doesn't have fullscreen or address bar memory, and Opera… I forget why.
2. It's a wonder how the medium industry survives when the idiot population skyrockets… Oh, wait…
3. "Medium" sucks.
by Nuclear Tank Factory March 24, 2009
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a type of music for some people. this is the kind of music for people who only listen to songs that are popular on the radio. if you look into someone's ipod that listens to this type of music most likely they will have many, many artists but there will be only one or two songs under that artist.
guy1: hey what are you listening to?

guy2: Media.

guy1: Ooooh, I get it. You don't have inner individuality.

guy2: Exactly...Damn i have to pick another artist this single song is over.
by Tsunami Hturt September 25, 2008
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