You Can This A Democracy Thomas Ginsberg Analysis

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Thomas Ginsberg made many points on the government’s regulation on media. I agree on that topic because I believe without government’s tribute there would be no mass media or any media. Mr. Ginsberg mentioned in his article Rediscovering the World his over the phone conversation with AP Foreign Desk in April 1992. He talked about a war about to happen in Kabul & he had to dictate the events over the phone. The AP couldn’t take the statement because there was a big riot on Los Angeles & the media couldn’t cover the Kabul, Afghanistan story. Like explain in our model of communication PowerPoint, the US news media has faintly announced foreign news be September 11, 2001. More foreign news coverage certainly would not have prevented the 9/11 attacks but perhaps closer…show more content…
Mr. Kivel wrote in his book, You Can This a Democracy?, “ the bias media reflects a clear ruling class agenda.” But let’s suppose for a moment that the research didn’t exist and we look merely at John Milton’s argument for the freedom of expression. With that premise, media ownership in the hands of fewer than half a dozen corporations can’t possibly incubate the necessary debate for the marketplace of ideas to succeed. Meanwhile, news organizations hacked their rosters of foreign correspondents. ABC News closed 10 of its 17 bureaus between the mid-1980s and 2000. Time magazine pulled back nine of 33 foreign correspondents it deployed in 1989. Knight Ridder reduced its lineup of correspondents from 21 to 15 over two decades. The Internet also created a medium for delivering international news and background information, perhaps mitigating some of the loss of traditional foreign coverage. And U.S. cable TV brought new sources such as BBC News, foreign-language news shows, even National Geographic TV. But for the most part those outlets reached specialized

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