This web-page shows that the sales of smoking can be vastly affected by what the media advertise and talk about. Lately the new anti smoking campgeins have been trying to get there budget cut.
The above web site talks about what people think the most iconic moment in television is. The survey shows that the moon-landing was and still is one of the most iconic moments in TV.
This web page talks about the media coverage of alcohol related celebrity arrests, Parents are using these as powerful means of trying to dissuade they children to keep away from alcohol.