Racial Bias In The Media

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Media outlets and institutions have an enormous influence on individuals around the globe therefore shaping ideology. Due to the rise of technology this has seen social media websites increase in usage such as YouTube, Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook, enabling users to comment, like and share ideas on race related issues. However, throughout the mass media there is often a biased approach when it comes to racism and race related issues. This biased portrayal often perpetuates racial stereotypes, which therefore trivialises social issues related to minorities. White privilege is an example of racial bias that exists throughout the media, whereby white individuals are reinforced with positive stereotypes, while People of Colour are demonised and

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