WEEK FOUR: LECTURE –
Government and the Media:
• Media & Elections: Very important because everyone connects with the media.
• Freedom of the Press: America can publish whatever whenever – in Britain you
have to wait until after a trial, etc.
• Selection Bias: Fraud in writing & Framing the story.
• Framing: Taking the same story and putting you party’s spin on it.
Who owns the media:
• Conservatives own FOX
• Liberals own CNN
• MEDIA is the eyes and ears of the public however, the media is a