Is the news/media becoming entertainment for people?
With the tragic chaos happening in Ferguson, the newscasters seemed bored, or distant...
I certainly don't find it boring! Not that I like seeing the violence and disillusionment, but if it's happening I want to know about it.
I think many sources of information are taken as news; Huffington post for example. Many people think Huffpost is a news source, but it's actually run by bloggers/journalists. Inevitably, plenty of non-newsworthy stuff creeps through.
I'm often surprised at some things that make the news, so I guess one could say that it's quite possibly becoming entertainment, of sorts.
The media is there to provide a place for advertisers to promote their various goods and services.
by Ed Fisher 2 weeks ago
Believe it ? It's happening .
by nightwork4 7 years ago
do you believe the media does as much harm as good?yes we learn what's happening but is it needed and are the stories too one sided or too political.
by Petra Vlah 6 years ago
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by Andy Aitch 4 years ago
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by Mike Russo 3 days ago
At this moment if you are watching CNN, they are showing over 10,000 people marching and protesting about Trump. If you watch Fox New, they are talking about all the great accomplishments Trump has done while being in the UK. And in the lower right corner of the screen, barely visible...
by Jack Lee 14 months ago
In discussions here on HubPages, a common topic arises when discussing the media. In most circles, people believes what they read and see on TV. That is why we Conservatives don't trust the media for providing the truth...because we know who we are and the media is mis characterizing conservatives...
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