Politics and Businesses Control over the Mass Media Essay

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Majority of people in the world believe that they live in a modern society and have more technology resources available such as the internet, TV, Radio and newspapers to know the causes behind the events that happened in the past or happening in the present. Examples of those events are the 9/11 terrorist attack in the USA, the invasion of Iraq and the war in Afghanistan. I will argue that most of the official information that comes from the media is not as reliable as it pretends to be in the eyes of the common people. This paper will prove some conspiracies associated with the Vietnam War, the 9/11 attack in the USA and the Iraq War. There is a group of powerful political leaders or some wealthiest families in the world who controls …show more content…
The media system is created to make money by doing all these activities. Overall, it is a business organization not a charity. Journalist John R. Brandt discussed in his article that “first, despite the intense competition in the media business--reporters have been known to lie, cheat, steal, and deliberately sabotage each other, all for the sake of a single scoop--not one of us has ever been tempted to blow the whistle on all the others. We seem curiously immune to the lure of undying fame”. (19) Most people today do not believe the existing of conspiracies in some of the world’s biggest and unforgettable events such as the 9/11 and then the Invasion of Iraq etc. If we recall, back in the early 80s, how we got enthusiastic by number of conspiracy theory books such as the Knights Templar, the Illuminati and the Holy Grail. Regardless of belief in “master” conspiracies, there is no doubt that real conspiracies abound; they are in every country or state’s government, political parties and large corporations. Usually people only believe it after the event but mostly refuse to consider such revelations to have

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