this is a great quote because it explains how much media can change our perceptions and have us believe something that we normally wouldnt.. i think it is important to try to get your news from as many different sources so that have a higher variety of view points and opinions. this can help you form your own view points an opinions as opposed to just believing in one..
Which is essentially just another form of oppression, and on a smaller scale is how abusers get their way when abusing you, by telling you how you should react to their abuse, or telling you how you are reacting--fighting back? Calling them out?--is not how you should be reacting. On all scales, it's nothing more than a way to silence the victim.