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Unformatted text preview: 6 National Sports Around the World Popular Beliefs
Beliefs about the world and how people
should live and behave are widely shared in
Widely shared concepts today:
Democracy; free markets; individualism; rule
of law; private property; family; work; the
weekend; education; etc. Popular beliefs are spread by media -newspapers, magazines, radio and TELEVISION!!!!
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_sport 6 37 38 1954 The Diffusion
of TV In the US most TV
stations are privately
countries controlled TV,
but satellite dishes and
other technologies have
made government control
much more difficult. TV Around the World 1970 Watching TV in Niger Category 1: Countries where most households (more than
50%) own at least one TV set (US, Japan).
Category 2: Countries where TVs are common, but not
universal (25%-49%) (Mexico, Thailand).
Category 3: Countries where television exists, but is
uncommon (5%-24%); few individuals own sets (Mongolia,
Category 4: Coun...
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