Media Bias In Politics

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This paper is a concentration and analogy of how the media has changed the political outlook of American political agenda and has managed to reflect certain political influences into the coverage and reporting of local and national political news that challenges our belief, norms and values and how we judge the overall media as a trusted source of information. History of media in politics started with the word of mouth from one person to another, but during the European Renaissance era, news of local and government events was handwritten and circulated by merchants, by the late 1400's Germany was able to print its first pamphlets and broadsides, and often was highly sensationalized content. In the English speaking world the first…show more content…
Skipping, forward to the Freedom of Information Act in 1966 made it possible for Government records to become available to the public. and political candidates records public. From this point on media expanded rapidly, technology was changing and the internet entered the arena, with an emphasis on computer-assisted reporting. Media Bias in Political…show more content…
Despite the number of claims of bias in the media, a survey conducted by the Pew Center found that 67% of Americans report they prefer to receive unbiased news, while only 25 % on Americans report being in favor of news reflecting their political leanings. Trying to understand the perception of bias has increased it importance and understanding how researchers define bias, and how it is perceived in the media. Conclusion: Though many studies and research has been submitted for journals, articles, and general information, The effect of media bias in political reporting will continue, depending on which media outlet chosen, In order to get the most accurate news you require, personal research and paying attention to spins on reported political stories. When all is said and done, I would trust that most would agree your personal beliefs, and values, are always your first chose in political decisions, and judging political officials, and weather or not your willing to listen to all the talking heads in media
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