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Author Topic: Help STOP MEDIATAKEOUT.COM - Need Your Help  (Read 2967 times)

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Offline BKNYLivin

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Help STOP MEDIATAKEOUT.COM - Need Your Help
« on: January 26, 2011, 09:59:13 PM »
Hi guys,

Who do I/we need to get in touch with to help stop mediatakeout.com from writing such stories, like this one? They claim to be the most visited urban(read black) website in the world and they do have tons of visitors a day, yet they consistently use words like "the bug" and "the monster", inn reference to HIV/AIDS.

Here is the most recent story:
http://cdn.mediatakeout.com/46352/living_with_the_bug_baseball_great_roberto_alomar_looks_very_healthy____even_though_he_reportedly_has_hiv.html

With around 400,000 pageviews daily, they really need to be stopped, especially with the high incidence of HIV/AIDS amongst Black people we really don't need this.

Please help and let's take some action, this can't be allowed to go on in 2011.
Diagnosed 9/18/06
10/13/06 - CD4:449, 33%,  VL:>500,000
11/20/06 - CD4: 392  VL:425,000
02/08/07 - CD4: 361, 16.9% VL:133,000
02/13/07 - Started HAART: Atripla
03/08/07 - CD4:401, 23.8% VL:643
06/05/07 - CD4:614, 33.6% VL:225
09/14/07 - CD4:612, 37%  VL: <50
12/14/07 - CD4:582, 38.5% VL:<50
4/11/08 - CD4: 658, VL: <50
3/5/09 - CD4: 847, 49% VL: <50
7/29/09 - CD4: 965, 50.1% VL: <50
12/28/09 - CD4: 925, 49.2% vl <50
9/16/10 - CD4: 1011 vl: <50

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Help STOP MEDIATAKEOUT.COM - Need Your Help
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2011, 10:03:37 PM »
Hi guys,

Who do I/we need to get in touch with to help stop mediatakeout.com from writing such stories, like this one? They claim to be the most visited urban(read black) website in the world and they do have tons of visitors a day, yet they consistently use words like "the bug" and "the monster", inn reference to HIV/AIDS.

Here is the most recent story:
http://cdn.mediatakeout.com/46352/living_with_the_bug_baseball_great_roberto_alomar_looks_very_healthy____even_though_he_reportedly_has_hiv.html

With around 400,000 pageviews daily, they really need to be stopped, especially with the high incidence of HIV/AIDS amongst Black people we really don't need this.

Please help and let's take some action, this can't be allowed to go on in 2011.


You can't stop them. You can protest against it. You can speak out yourself and encourage others to do the same to counter these obnoxious views, but I don't see how you can stop them from saying things like this.

Censorship is never the answer.

MtD

Offline BKNYLivin

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Re: Help STOP MEDIATAKEOUT.COM - Need Your Help
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2011, 10:05:22 PM »
I know I can't "stop" them literally, but if they heard from a few organizations, they might rethink their point of view. If we say nothing, nothing changes.
Diagnosed 9/18/06
10/13/06 - CD4:449, 33%,  VL:>500,000
11/20/06 - CD4: 392  VL:425,000
02/08/07 - CD4: 361, 16.9% VL:133,000
02/13/07 - Started HAART: Atripla
03/08/07 - CD4:401, 23.8% VL:643
06/05/07 - CD4:614, 33.6% VL:225
09/14/07 - CD4:612, 37%  VL: <50
12/14/07 - CD4:582, 38.5% VL:<50
4/11/08 - CD4: 658, VL: <50
3/5/09 - CD4: 847, 49% VL: <50
7/29/09 - CD4: 965, 50.1% VL: <50
12/28/09 - CD4: 925, 49.2% vl <50
9/16/10 - CD4: 1011 vl: <50

Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: Help STOP MEDIATAKEOUT.COM - Need Your Help
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2011, 10:07:30 PM »
I know I can't "stop" them literally, but if they heard from a few organizations, they might rethink their point of view. If we say nothing, nothing changes.

A great idea. Such things should not go without a response.

MtD

Offline mecch

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Re: Help STOP MEDIATAKEOUT.COM - Need Your Help
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2011, 02:43:43 AM »
The choice of words sucks, i guess, but the news flash is brief and positive enough.

I don't find this one page offensive, I must admit. The language is supposed to be common, or something - "he got" and "mus" and "cause"

They don't say "he got the aids" - correctly transmitting the message that they are two different things. I always find that encouraging in this day and age. 

“From each, according to his ability; to each, according to his need” 1875 K Marx

 


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