Week 7 Rough Draft

Week 7 Rough Draft - Week 7 Rough Draft It is easy to...

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Week 7 Rough Draft It is easy to believe that the media is unbiased and gives you a fair report of the news, but in a country that has freedom of speech, it seems that the media only reports on the issues that directly affect America and its economy. There have been a number of studies that have shown the more a major network donates to a particular political party the more they have a tendency to bash the opposing party. It does not just stop at politics, but carries over into major world events, countries that have no or very little impact on the American people and their economy are simple over looked and not reported on when major events take place in that country. From the way Americans view politics, world events, women, celebrities, and the world in general is all related to the way that the media delivers the information or story and the spin that they choose to put on it. Let us take a look at the media from the beginning to get a better understanding of how they operate. In the 1940’s a media reform movement that consisted of grassroots activist and progressive Federal Communication commission (FCC) was created to help challenge the commercial interest that was taking control of the US media. Out of this movement the Blue Book came into existence, a high water mark for the FCC progressive activism that mandated social responsibility obligations for broadcasters in return for their use of public air waves. In
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