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Adding and twisting information for the purpose of sensationalizing has slowly become a threat to democracy— this statement has been repeated numerous times for many months in preparation for the US Presidential campaign.
Media has finally conceded the power it holds over its audience and its role as a tool for mind conditioning. News becomes a platform of intellectual persuasion.
It was evident in two recent and popular issues — Brexit and the election of Donald Trump, there has been loose access to classified documents subject to various interpretations depending on who interprets it.
One theory could be the connection between communications media and the permeation of advertising into daily living. The impact of media in the succeeding generations since the invention of television is staggering.
Visual persuasion has heightened with the introduction of smartphones, mobile devices, and different applications.
These persuasive messages are inserted in commercials and regular TV programming. Media studies refer to this as influence attempts Everyday Influence and because media has become a routine in the 20th century, the brain easily gets used to being infiltrated by these attempts.
Advertising is an unlikely culprit. Advertising might be the means, but its power to persuade is its secret weapon.
Persuasion continues to permeate the system leaving marks of it in print and visual media until it invades traditional, visual, digital, and social media that attracts us, its audience. This is where persuasion influences the news transforming it into a method of endorsing an idea rather than dispatching information.
This defeats the real purpose of news. Steve Andriole of Forbes Magazine compared and contrasted mass media since the s and compared it to how then-Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump used media to his advantage.
Objective truth is reduced to numbers and becomes a creation and consumption of alternatives fact. The biggest threat to authenticity is the question of accessibility, which is the essence that makes news or information authentic.
The accessibility makes anyone express their opinion and create a spontaneous discussion that could lead to major questioning or even doubt. The truth has been manipulated in more ways imagined for less than noble reasons. It may take a little moderation for people to be contented with where they stand, media-wise.
Until then, any information will continue to unravel and will be unstoppable.The prosecutor handling two cases against Missouri Gov.
Eric Greitens has issued a subpoena to the Columbia Daily Tribune, according to the newspaper. The Columbia Daily Tribune reported Friday.
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