The Truth According To Them

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Submitted: October 28, 2016

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The Media's Effect


I sit here and watch the so-called 'truthful' reporting on the stories you see on cable news, and up until my wreck, I just accepted that what they told me was fact, or, more likely, I was too busy to notice until I was forced to by having my head bashed in in the wreck. I've watched a lot more cable news, and I've come to the regretful conclusion that what we see as 'truthful news' is slanted towards reinforcing that particular networks ideology. Hence, although I refuse to watch the worst offender of truth manipulation, Fox News, I see reports of what they're reporting, on The Rachal Maddow Show, usually, and what my moms right wing friends, who watch Fox News exclusively, believe to be true. The term, 'Fox Bubble' is correct. The way they see reality, and the way I see reality, are wildly different.

 

 Now, MSNBC, which I watch because for the most part, I agree with, is almost as bad the other direction. People have to realize that what they're seeing reported is designed to back up that particular station's ideology. The 'Truth' requires us to collate reports on several different stations, and decide for ourselves what is 'the truth'. 


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