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...media, from government propaganda, or from anti-government propaganda. In fact, Moore's film is no different from any other type of media. All forms of media are selective, are biased in some way, and rarely if ever are they truly neutral. Every piece of information that we receive is selectively filtered through national, cultural, organizational, or personal ideologies that influence the content of information packets and influence how they are perceived.
According to Dayan and Katz, a media event may fall into one of three categories: a contest, a conquest or a coronation. (Lee, 2000:297) A "contest" media event generates excitement and publicity over the process... Media event Case Study: Documentary ...