Lesson 16. The Mass Media. Structure of the Mass Media. Plays a crucial role in government Includes all the means of communications that bring messages to the general public Includes the following: Television, radio, online services, newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and books.
The Mass Media
and a principal cause of the erosion of public respect for public service.” - Reed Hunt, 1995
Television malaise - media’s focus on bad news has led some people to feel uneasy and feel distrustful and cynical