Most of the Medias on the other hand claim that they are neutral; but all these claims lie on paper alone. In practice their neutrality seems to be only at the surface level. At the grass root level all the Medias has their own biases towards a particular political party or ideology. This paper briefly explains the use of media for political purposes.
Most of the media are money making businesses. In business, the support of the politicians is immensely required in order to develop or sustain a business. Administration of a country is handled by politicians or political parties. Business on the other hand requires lot of administrative supports which is controlled by the politicians. So, politicians can create lots of headaches to the business. Thus the media industry or media business forced to bias towards a political party in order to receive favours from them.
Politicians or political parties on the other hand, depend on the service of Medias to convey their ideologies, policies, vision or mission to the public. Medias can make or break a political party because of their immense influence upon the public. They can spread stories, real or fabricated ones to support or oppose the parties whom they support or oppose. Thus both politics and media are running hand in hand and both required the mutual support for attaining their objectives or goals.
“After September 11, CNN ran graphics pronouncing "America under attack" and "War on America". When US forces invaded Iraq, the graphics were "Strike on Iraq" and "War in Iraq". These were simply dishonest terms. It was a "War on Iraq"” (Vanaik, 2005). It was well known to the world within hours from the 9/11 that it was a terrorist attack rather than a war. But CNN has given the headlines that “War on America” just to sensationalise the issue. CNN tried to over emphasise the issue in order to accumulate support for the future responses of America. On the other hand, while America has started war in Iraq, CNN
Yes. Is the news media biased toward conservatives? Yes. These questions and answers are uninteresting because it is possible to find evidence-anecdotal and otherwise-to "prove" media bias of one stripe or another” (Rhetorica)…
This also includes the rituals and customs that are maintained by the communal people. These factors govern the behavior of the individuals who are part of the community and thus form a culture. In the present-day status, this culture has a significant relationship with the media (Fotopoulis, 1999).
The aim of this essay will be to summarise the social influences that are currently persistent upon media availability along with the alterations which took place since the past few years. The discussion will also emphasize on revealing the influencing factors related to both technology and economic contexts while throwing insightful light on the pattern of social media usage by students.
The main concern is whether free trade and environmental protection can ever be compatible in order to ensure sustainable development in the global economy. The increase in global economic integration and inter-dependencies of national economies has led to immense pressures on natural resources and need to conserve the ecological environment (Esty, 1994).
The general idea about news media that has taken a determining role in the socio political milieu in the world is multifarious and instinctively guided. It is ironic that in the pursuit of truth media imposes predefined ideas leading to obvious impositions on public opinions and often consummates the voice of the people by unfeelingly leveling out all potential discourses preventing the rightful verification of even the veritable truth.
Social scientists and policy makers have long been puzzled by the relationship between corruption and political and economic development and the question of how to effectively hold corruption and scandal. Conventional perception is that corruption harms rule of law, demoralizes the society, and inhibits economic growth.
According to the paper newspapers, radio, television and the internet allow citizens the opportunity to make informed choices and serves as part of the checks and balances of a society, a ‘fourth branch of government.’ Mass media is necessary as its existence ensures that those elected to public office are held accountable. Media acts as the link between people’s personal lives to events outside what they encounter in their everyday routine.
This was in July 1961 in London. Benenson founded the organization after an article publication on The Observer (“the forgotten prisoners”). Benenson worked with Baker Eric to launch the activities of the organization. Amnesty International has the broadest name