Think about which have been the most influential forms of mass media throughout your own personal socialization. How have the mass media impacted your beliefs about life, “personal success”, and how

Think about which have been the most influential forms of mass media throughout your own personal socialization.  How have the mass media impacted your beliefs about life, “personal success”, and how society supposedly works?  Are there any specific TV shows, web sites, movies, musical groups or performers, magazines, etc., that have had a particularly large impact, for better or worse? Is it possible and/or desirable to try to escape from the influence of the mass media, and if so, how