What type of consequences can follow from people having more choices of what media they can consume.

What type of consequences can follow from people having more choices of what media they can consume.

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What type of consequences can follow from people having more choices of what media they can consume? One good example would be the presidential primaries, the fact that all presidential candidates have media ads as well as live TV coverage, this media coverage is sometimes offset by slanderous ads, these particular ads are designed to slander another candidate for favorable votes, this type of media coverage really should not be allowed, because of the overwhelmingly negative coverage of the presidential campaigns that are currently going on, there was almost a riot at the Donald Trump presidential campaign rally, I do believe because of the media coverage racial tensions has risen through the media coverage ads, and at this rally one Caucasian man struck a young black man in the face with his elbow, media coverage immediately identify this
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Unformatted text preview: conflict as a racially motivated incident. Do we control our Media or does it control us? I do believe that media controls the way people identify with things in the news, news media Outlets have an obligation to report the truth, however, the way that some media Outlets report the news put a Twist on a slant in favor of the popularity of the event, in other words sometimes they can make a good guy look bad or a bad guy look good. The utilization of media propaganda has always been around this is a true manipulation of people, is there any true way to stop media propaganda, one way that the American people must utilize critical thinking, by not believing in everything they hear within the media, utilizing multiple sources of information and using common sense to interpret what is simply manipulation and what is truth....
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  • Summer '10
  • O'Leary
  • Mass Media, media coverage

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