13 Pictures Show How Media Can Manipulate The Truth

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According to a recent survey, more Americans have a negative (43%) than a positive (33%) view of the news media and are finding it harder to be well informed because it is getting harder to determine which news is accurate.

The problem is bias. While ideally the media should be objective and hold power to account, in reality, we know that most news outlets are partisan and have their own agenda to advance. Whether state-owned or run by some shady tax-avoiding billionaire, getting ‘the masses’ to view the world from a certain perspective has always been a priceless power to wield.

So why is trust in the media so low? Well, according to the same survey, 8 out of 10 Americans believe that the news media are critical to their democracy. The gap between these lofty expectations of an honest, objective media and the performance that they actually deliver is large. Times, when the mask slips and examples of media manipulation are exposed, is hugely damaging to trust (don’t even get me started on the 2003 Iraq war), and people naturally turn to social media for other, even-easier-to-manipulate sources. Thus we are in the current state in which we find ourselves: confused, mistrustful and divided.

The good old traditional news media really is needed as a forum for rational debate and expert opinion, but they gotta stop with the manipulation already!

#1 Kate Middleton And Prince William Presented Third Royal Baby To The World.

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#2 Tv News Station

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#3 U.s. Marines From The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit Help An Iraqi Soldier With Water From A Canteen In Southern Iraq, March 21, 2003.

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#4 Presidential Inauguration Of Donald Trump.

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#5 Hillary Rally In Omaha.

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#6 Soldiers Playing With The Kids.

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#7 Conservative Leader Theresa May Launch’s The Party’s Campaign Bus In Northumberland.

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#8 Pro-Immigration Protest.

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#9 Photographer Ruben Salvadori Covered The Conflict Between Israeli Soldiers And Palestinian Youths. The Picture Above Was Staged In Cooperation With A Young Palestinian.

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#10 Tax Protest In Paris.

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#11 Hilary Clinton Event In Ohio.

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#12 Clinton Rallie.

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#13 Example On How The Media Can Manipulate Us.

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