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    What Is Media Bias?

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    Since the first newspaper was printed in 1440, and the first social media outlet created in 1997, modern society has tremendous issues in regards to media bias. Since its beginnings, media have played a very pivotal role in every American life. As the media have had the time to develop exponentially, its truthfulness has become warped. In today’s society, media bias has created a major issue both within the American population and around the world. People who believe media bias does not exist may suggest that everything you see and read is true. However, the truth of the matter is that all media shows bias and it is up to the consume to build a personal opinion, not the media source to influence it. The first printing press was developed in…

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    Media Corruption

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    Body A. Overview of the problem Transition: To supply some background knowledge... a. Corruption in the media is nothing new for modern culture. i. According to Harvard University, media corruption has been occurring since the creation of the printing press in America in 1638. ii. An early example of this can be seen in 1898 when the United States of America went to war with Spain; the media accused Spain of blowing up the battleship Maine, even though it actually malfunctioned and…

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    American Media Bias

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    As said by Al Franken the award winning American comedian “The biases the media has are much bigger than conservative or liberal. They 're about getting ratings, about making money, about doing stories that are easy to cover.” A strong media bias can be proven in the United States through, viewer distribution and viewers trust in different media sources, journalist ideologies, and issues focused on by the media. Biased meaning that the media reports on certain stories and events that favor their…

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    Does Black Live Matter Movement an Effective Response? Social media have been part of people daily life for the past 5 years. people from all ages use social media. Many popular events around the world had started from social media, such as what happened in Egypt. A group of people makes government changing movement on Facebook. By this movement, they change their country’s government. Social media is an important platform now; it could make different. However, Michael McLaughlin points out, in…

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    “The most disrespected person in America is the black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America is the black woman,” (Malcolm X). Black people in America have been treated with disrespect and have not been given equal opportunities to their white counterparts. In the past, people of color have not been given the same rights as white people. Today, Black people in America are still being faced with discrimination, racism, injustice in…

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    Black Lives Matter Speech

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    Outline for the Introductory Speech Prologue Attention Grabber: • Asking the audience, a rhetorical question about the black lives matter movement. Perhaps if they ever came across the term on social media or in newspaper articles. History: • What is black Lives Matter? o Black lives matter is an organization, a movement, and a rallying cry for racial justice. It became a chapter-based national organization working against police violence and anti-black racism. o Black Lives Matter was…

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    In retaliation towards the Black Lives Matter Movement, All Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter was created to silence people about the existence of how racial discrimination influences racial policing. To aid in the argument that the Black Lives Matter is not a great movement, the media has also influenced what people think about it. Bill O 'Reilly, controversial television host, really weighed in on the debate in which he defines the Black Lives Matter Movement as something that is killing the…

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    Does Black Lives Matter

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    As I watch the news and see how the black people of America talk about how “Black Lives Matter”, it breaks my heart. I can’t believe how far we have fallen from. Yes, as a black woman, living in America, I do at times fear for my life when I am stopped by a police officer these days, but I’m not alone. I do feel like that black lives matter but I also feel that all lives matter. I feel that it is not just blacks (African Americans) that are being mistreated and killed for no reason. There have…

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    Why Do Black Lives Matter

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    Do Black Lives Matter? Throughout centuries, blacks in America have been not only fighting for their freedom, but for their lives. In our society today, seeing a news headline of a black person brutally killed by authorities has become a common occurrence. Many of these tragic occurrences happened due to the misjudgement police officers have made towards black people. Misjudgments have arisen from constant media coverage displaying black individuals in an incorrect light. How can we change how…

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    sort of racism. Hundreds of years ago, the slave trade was not a taboo subject. Today’s grandparents probably went to a different school than their African American counterparts. Currently, America is facing riots that resemble those fifty years ago in a time of segregation and anger. Millennials are constantly surrounded and engaged in the growing rate of racism thanks to explosion of media surrounding it. This anger is being fueled by the media and growing every day. Racism is a growing fire…

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