Essay Magazine Critique

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Magazine critique
Adbusters is a popular alternative magazine started in 1989 by self-proclaimed “cultural jammer” Kalle Lasn and Bill Schamlz. As the title suggests, Adbusters is dedicated to exposing and undermining mainstream capitalist culture. Their mission statement says,“We are a global network of culture jammers and creatives working to change the way information flows, the way corporations wield power, and the way meaning is produced in our society.” it’s consistently one of the most, interesting and relevant magazines that actually discusses something of substance. While the mainstream media delivers little but clichés that never question the political and economic status quo, most alternative media tends to respond to the
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Also on page 30 it talks about adbuster activist in new Zealand where he organized a Christmas parade against commercialization of Christmas with banners. Also one of the adbuster activists from U.S.A. also sends them pictures from his visit to Grand Canyon and seeing a teenager texting rather then looking at the fantastic view of Mother Nature. This issue also focuses on bipolar decease and the medication for it .it also mentions little incident that took place in a small town of Hull, MA near Boston where Michael and Carolyn riley Reponses an emergency call. Their 4 years old daughter Rebecca had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder two yeas earlier. She had died from an overdose of medication cocktail prescribed to her buy her psychiatrist at the time of her death she was taking Seroquel, Depakote and clonidine which are powerful antipsychotic drug.the issue it also show couple different medication including Fukitol which is similar medicine. This magazine also includes some of the other anti fast food restaurants like McDonalds and burger king. Magazine also mentions different other problems in world including the cutting of trees and one of the best alternatives we could use to grow tress and at back of the