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Media Influence

Identify a time when you were influenced by media bias in relation to a world event, or perhaps an event on a more local level. Explain why you think that the news media is polarized into various positions, and give an example of how media leaders influence their audiences.

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One recent topic I can see this working with would be the stalemate over the budget in Congress. I can specifically remember knowing in the back of my mind that ...

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One recent topic I can see this working with would be the stalemate over the budget in Congress. I can specifically remember knowing in the back of my mind that they would have to raise the debt ceiling or eventually they'd be out of a job. Yet, when it came on Meet The Press during a Sunday morning, all I could feel was anxiety, controversy, and anger over issues that were only the concerns of the politicians involved. In other words, you might want to consider such things as creating problems that are relevant to the audience, engaging them in an argument, dramatic music (Meet The Press has a theme composed by John Williams, for goodness' sake), etc.

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