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Trevor Ramsey 04.04 The Media Americans make up a large and ideologically diverse audience that is rapidly increasing its demand for media and political communications. This has led to debates over media bias, the impact of media ownership, and the impact of partisan news sites. Articulate a defensible claim or thesis on whether media analysis and commentary influence political views. Steps: 1. Select an article from within the last month that expresses political opinions or commentary. Article : 2. Write a one-paragraph summary and analysis of the article, including specific examples from the article that demonstrate specific media bias. Identify at least one example as agenda-setting, framing, priming, or selection bias. In this article, Michael D’Antonio writes of how President Trump is America’s prime ‘bully’. Mostly everyone knows that the CNN news network is a Democratic-based organization and if they couldn’t tell, this article clearly shows that. The article opens up with how President Trump recently made a racist comment regarding four Congresswomen to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” Indeed, this comment is racist undoubtedly; however, the article continues on with comparing President Trump to a school-yard bully. For instance, the article states, “…bullies who

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