Media 's Influence On The Media

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We are a world that revolves around our media outlets. This is because we depend on them to give to us the information that we need to be able to live our daily lives. Whether it is the news on politics or just events that are happening around your area. The real question though is has news changed? And the follow up question to that would be; how do historians think news has changed? The news media has changed throughout history because of the rise of technology. It is now possible to reach people that back in the day went by hear say information. Today’s historians view the change in the media in different ways some think that the view on the media has changed because of the way we are taught about the media, the way the media reports news and how political factors influence the media.
It seems like now day’s people always have a negative view of the media but how is it that the younger generations already have a negative view of the media. This is because we are taught to have a negative view of the media. The media is not seen as a good thing but more like a necessary evil. Historians view the media in different ways but some think that the only reason that we view the media in such a negative light is because we are taught from a young age not to think highly of the media when it is the only thing that we have to give us news. Even though we do not like it we still watch, listen and read the news that is given to us. Joseph Pulitzer may be better known for having a…

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