Discrimination In Media

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Modern media is made by a small number of people and usually relies on technology. Storage and transmission with media began more than 30,000 years ago such as cave drawings. Modern media must go out a mass amount of people which means mass production. Gutenberg Press which is the first printed press and it printed 180 copies in Europe. Which started newspaper in the 1960s in England. The idea of photographs is more than 1000 years old. Radio was invented in 1894 and became a wireless transmission of information. Movie Theatres were shown to public in New York around 1896. Television was in action in homes around 1936 and started out without color. Computers for business began around 1964. Digital cameras was invented around the 1950s. Personal …show more content…
But thanks to social media now, we see police officers hurting innocent people. The videos that are shown on the media are very short but has very graphic material. Some of the videos shows the discrimination towards black people. This causes us viewers to interpret it wrong .With this said, this causes riots throughout community causing campaigns such as BlackLivesMatter. With this campaign, we see black people rebelling towards discrimination. That they will take a stand and not let the police officers hurt their people. But the videos are short. In some cases, the video doesn’t show what fully happened. A lot of the videos just show a police officer beating innocent person, and that’s what us viewers see. We don’t see what happen before incident or after. Which causes viewers to believe that police officers are against …show more content…
But we depend on it but what makes it true? Us viewers depend on media for information and we never question if it true or not. We end up just believing what we see and hear but not finding the truth so we interpret it wrong. When we see videos on social media, it has catchy title and we get a little bit of the story. It seems we always see the middle of the story never the beginning or the end but we hear the same thing every time that they will do further investigations. Sometimes what we see is interpret wrong to the extent that its very unbelievable when the truth comes out. Racism has been with us for a very longtime and seems like it will never be an issue that will never go away. We see that black people don’t want to be discriminated anymore and these videos are influencing this chaos. But there is people out there that are racist and it can be people who help us such police officers. But as society, we need to understand that not every police officer is going to

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