Can we trust the Media?
Nearly every media text we consume today as an audience is controlled by an organisation. This organisation however can deform or control the texts they produce in fit with their ideas, though occasionally these ideas are controversial, illegal or simply not factual. Can we trust the media?
My starting argument begins with, no, we cannot trust the Media. 83% polled  stated that no, you cannot trust the media, while 17% said yes. This large divide is not entirely mere opinion- the film Starsuckers  showed how the fabrication of a celebrity’s medical record was widely accepted by newspapers as authentic- despite the information being more gossip than news the newspapers were eager to publish the story. Continue reading “Can we trust the Media?”