The Importance Of The Military In The Media

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When you think of the media you probably think about the recent election, what Kim Kardashian and Kanye West just recently did, or probably what happened that night in sports. Do you ever really think about the military in the media though? It’s a very scary thought to see or hear about what our military does for us. Nobody really wants to hear about that stuff unless it’s really important like the Osama Bin Laden death, or how many kills Chris Kyle had. We respect these men and women that fight for us over-seas but is it enough to tell us about in the media today? Well what should the media produce about the military? The number of suicides is one thing to consider, you rarely hear or see anything about this going on in the media, and why …show more content…
Not a whole lot of people understand what our military is going through to keep this country protected. I feel like this is why you see more people burning, tearing, and sadly spitting on the United Stated flag. Yes a little bit might have to do with the government because we obviously can’t know everything that’s going on. But I feel like all the US citizens see is more of the bad side of the military and few of the good stuff they do. I remember watching the news one day and it told a story about how US soldiers were making terrorist get naked and they would take pictures of them and pee on them. Not a good rep for our military at all. People I know really lost a lot of respect for our troops after that incident. Another thing was when Chris Kyle died from getting shot by that war veteran with PTSD. The only good thing I can remember from our military is when we finally killed Osama Bin Laden. What we really need to do is show a bunch of good from our military. If they mess up its okay everyone does, plus if they mess up like the guys that made those terrorist get naked they’ll probably get discharged. But you don’t have to put that on the news. That’s what makes soldiers lose their respect from other people. Once people see this type of stuff they automatically will bash the military and probably bash the United States of America, No one wants

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