Of course it is a factor. To claim otherwise is purely excuse-making. I give you The Super Bowl Half Time Show for supporting evidence. Vile and disgusting personal habits proudly on display.
Most Americans are simply too far gone -- beyond help. While cable subscriptions decline, that is not because Americans are somehow weaning themselves off disgusting habits. They have simply found other ways to take their thrills along with them, with portable devices, where they can personally converse non-stop with sluts and other perverts.
Sorry to be this way, but truth can be painful.
The answer is been here all along. That is the traditional wholesome values the people of any nations may adhere to grow strong and happy.
As it is, we resemble animals as much as human beings. We have lost our moral bearings and the media has played a big part in that.