Media's Influence On Politics

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An example of how media has influenced politics would be the 1960 Nixon verse Kennedy. During this time, the TV was the newest media outlet. Nixon seems to have spent most of his time preparing his debates on the radio with Kennedy, but Kennedy took more pride in his looks for the debates that were going to be broadcasted on the television. Nixon did not think that the people would pay too much attention to the way that he looked, he assumed that it would be based off what he said. This is related to how media has influenced politics because without the development of the TV Nixon probably would have been the winner of their debates and maybe even the whole election. This article supports this topic because Obama used his social media account
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