Over the years news has found a way to inform us in the best ways possible. While this may be true we are also able to interpret it in our own ways. The media has become a strong force in which we look to in order to help keep our society well informed and in touch with each other. It accomplishes this but at the same time we as a society look for the gossip or the bad in people or situations so that we can feel more secure about where we stand in our own lives. To see the hurricane demolish a whole city and state and look at it on the television we can say, glad that did not happen to me and although we may be saddened by it we still have a sense of security that comes along with it.
Although it is a partially the medias job to keep us informed it s also there job to make the news when possible. That means digging deep in order to find us the gossip and the background of a person such as a president. We love to read about the negatives in people of higher status and class because they seem to be untouchable to us. We often can feel better about ourselves from this.
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