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Unformatted text preview: the Future of the United States. People need to become more educated in order to determine if the appeal to fear seen in an article is just a way to catch the reader’s attention. In my opinion, news outlets only care about ratings and money, in order to succeed in the industry, a news outlet must have better stories than the others, this leads to writers appealing to fear, Wood 2 because most people see fear above all other things. People must become educated to detect what is actually fear and what is being compared to fear for the purpose of selling copies or getting higher ratings....
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- Spring '09
- Mass Media, The Reader, Dr. Dugan