How Television Distorts Reality Benjamin Radford Analysis

330 Words 2 Pages
Jamonica Gandy
Mr. Leatherwood
English Composition I Monday 6pm
11 April 2016
How Television Distorts Reality
Benjamin Radford is the managing editor of the science magazine Skeptical Inquirer. Radford received a BA in psychology from the University of Mexico. He published hundreds of articles on urban legends, media, paranormal events and critical thinking. In his article, How Television Distorts Reality, he states that television distorts reality by focusing attention on scandalous events. “Events are compressed, highlighted, sped up” (Radford 263). Distortion means to give a misleading or false account or impression of.
News stations are supposed to state factual reports. Some news stations only show part of the truth. “Nocrime issues

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