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Not to make generalizations, but......

There is a disadvantage to having almost all of the media produced in big metropolitan areas. The viewpoints expressed do not accurately reflect America - they probably do accurately reflect America in NY, LA, Chicago, DC, etc. etc., but there are millions of people who live in the middle of the country.
Watched a show last night about sexual attraction, etc and they had viewpoints through out the show from what could first be perceived as a rainbow of people - straight guy, gay guy, straight lady, gay lady, bi-sexual lady, etc. But after listening to their pronouncements for a little over an hout (and I generally liked the show - don't get me wrong) I realized that while they might represent a microcosm of Vancouver BC ( lots of words souded a bit Canadian) or some other metropolis, the average Joe and Josephine was missing.
Then I realized that is the case in way too much of what is produced for radio and television. It seems like the programs, ideas, points of view, and "fac…