NBC Nightly News Analysis

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“NBC Nightly News Analysis” News can be expressed in many different ways; Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, ect. Nowadays, social media runs the national news, although, television news is still very popular and can often more entertaining. The reason for this is simple, when the news is projected on the television, it becomes more of a “hollywood” show than just news. Programs are looking for as many viewers as possible, because at the end of the day, it is a business. This can lead to programs over exaggerating stories or visual effects to persuade a viewer to watch the program. The title of the program, “NBC Nightly News with Lestor Holt” airs on the channel NBC and can be found every night at 5:30 p.m. central time. This program generally…show more content…
Soon after, each story of the night is introduced. First, NBC introduces Donald Trump, and gives a summary of what the story entails. Next, a major flood being reported in an un-identified city. The reason NBC does not identify the city is simple, NBC wants the viewers to have to stick around to uncover the full details of the story. The third major story of the night is about ISIS, and a noble American man’s effort to decide against it. After all three of the major stories are introduced, smaller, not quite as important stories are spoken about in a very loose…show more content…
The program does, for the most part, gives relative information to the public. On the other hand, the way the program broadcasts and displays the story’s can be very alarming and exaggerated. While watching the first minute of the program, the viewer will instantly be drawn in because of a very persuasive voice over that goes along with many visual graphics. This can be dangerous because it leads the viewer to expect and think something that may not be true. Larger soundbites are given to certain portions of the program and could persuade a viewer into believing and thinking one way when it could not be entirely true. This persuasive style of reporting can be a major consequence for an average viewer. Viewer’s will get drawn in to all of the glitz and the glamour of the broadcast and may miss out on key pieces of information, which can eventually lead to viewers drawing false
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