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Backlash (sociology)

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A "backlash" is an adverse reaction to something which has gained popularity, prominence, or influence. [1]

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Culture is the social behavior and norms found in human societies.

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Mass media

The mass media is a diversified collection of media technologies that reach a large audience via mass communication.

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Media circus

Media circus is a colloquial metaphor, or idiom, describing a news event for which the level of media coverage — measured by such factors as the number of reporters at the scene and the amount of material broadcast or published — is perceived to be excessive or out of proportion to the event being covered.

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Minority group

A minority group refers to a category of people differentiated from the social majority, those who hold on to major positions of social power in a society.

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Pyrrhic victory

A Pyrrhic victory is a victory that inflicts such a devastating toll on the victor that it is tantamount to defeat.

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Racial discrimination

Racial discrimination refers to discrimination against individuals on the basis of their race.

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Religious discrimination

Religious discrimination is treating a person or group differently because of the beliefs they hold about a religion.

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Streisand effect

The Streisand effect is a phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely, usually facilitated by the Internet.

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TV Tropes

TV Tropes is a wiki that collects and expands descriptions and examples of various plot conventions and plot devices, more commonly known as tropes, that are found within many creative works.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Backlash_(sociology)

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