All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions. ‘ (Marshall Mclean). How far Is this true of the media today? TRUE It is true that the media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions, but it only applies to certain forms of media. One such form is advertising, where sellers twist the facts In order to make consumers perceive their products as something they need rather than want, in order to boost sales. Another form of media that does this Is local television dramas. As a form of propaganda, these dramas often tie in with the aims of the government.
It also dresses social problems we are currently facing and how to deal with it. Things which are not portrayed are strikes, protests, gay marriages. These go against what the government desires and are hence left out. The purpose is to influence people into believing that this is the way they should carry themselves here. However, people watching these dramas do so purely for entertainment, often unaware of the real purpose of these dramas. NOT TRUE The media is very broad and while it is true that some invest our lives with artificial perceptions, there are also some who aim to deliver the truth.
Since the media has a did outreach, It Is used to spread Information, Consumers have placed their trust In the media to report factual news in newspapers and on television news. The purpose of the existence of such media is to report the facts to the people and let them know what Is currently happening. The media does not exist to invest our lives with artificial perception. Rather, it is people who choose to perceive what the media shows In the way they want to. Perceptions refer to the way things are understood and interpreted.
Hence people are actually interpreting what the media is showing us and overthrowing on the original purpose. For Instance. The dumb ways to die video was made to spread the message to be careful around trains. However, some may see it similar to happy tree friends and perceive it as being too violent for children, or that it provides people with ways to suicide. That Is definitely not true. But people may perceive it to be so and believe that the media is trying to make us believe that they want us to be safe around trains when their original purpose is to provide us with ways to suicide.
How Advertisements and Television Dramas Twist the Facts By annexing How far is this true of the media today? TRUE the facts in order to make consumers perceive their products as something they Another form of media that does this is local television dramas. As a form of wide outreach, it is used to spread information. Consumers have placed their trust in what is currently happening. People who choose to perceive what the media shows in the way they want to. Original purpose. For instance, the dumb ways to die video was made to spread the with ways to suicide. That is definitely not true, but people may perceive it to be so