Mass medias influence on American politics
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... Teacher’s 8 April The Influence of Mass Media on American Politics Covering politics adequately is one of the hardest jobs that the American mass media can accomplish. Personal opinions of journalists concerning politicians can most certainly “sway” the portrayal of a candidate to the public. With this being said, it is fair to say that when it comes to reporting politics, be it via television news, newspapers, or online news, journalists often fail to do their job, which is primarily to report the news fairly, without bias. Because so many reporters and journalists are unable to do this, politicians as well as the general public are being done a huge disservice. Within this essay, this disservice...