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[–]magnora7[S] 2 insightful - 1 funny2 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 1 funny -  (1 child)

Yeah, honestly it says a lot about MTV that they were secure enough at the time to run a song that is 100% poking fun at them. That type of attitude is exactly why people loved MTV so much, because MTV wasn't afraid to give airtime to things that might run against their corporate agenda, which in the long run ended up helping them out a lot.

[–]Abraxas 2 insightful - 1 funny2 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 1 funny -  (0 children)

Adult Swim is the modern example in that regard, but cartoons instead of music videos. Of course there is always some semi-hidden sociopolitical agenda despite allowing experimental programming at behest of corporate agenda.