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Does media guide/misguide/inform/misinform or dis-inform the public ?

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Asked by syed ilyas, 12 Apr '13 02:55 pm
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Normally, media INFORMS the public but people working in the media also have political inclinations and hence, many tend to support a particular party or coalition leading to siding with that party/coaltion. This is normal in a democracy.
That is why everybody knows that a particular newspaper or channel is siding with Congress or BJP or some other party.
Answered by Francisco, 12 Apr '13 02:59 pm

 
  
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In debates discussions ,i have seen anchors not giving much chance to those who speak truth or anchors play tricks to keep them away or bombard them with useless questions
Answered by truth exposed, 12 Apr '13 03:31 pm

 
  
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It simply tries to form the public opinion, the ability to do do gives them a sense of power over situations which can be duly liquidated or bartered into making them yet more powerful, for which purpose they may choose to misinform, disinform, misguide whatever it takes, and at times they inform and guide as well, all for the very same motive..the only respite in this system is that media is not a single entity, not one but many power points, with different and contradictory interests which ultimately checks and balances, while filtering out the much needed genuine information to the public at the receiving end, the info pure atleast to quite an extent but of course with usual and unavoidable transmission and transition losses..
Answered by bobo, 12 Apr '13 05:53 pm

 
  
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Media does nothing except confusing and thus frustrating the public.
Answered by INDER VIG, 12 Apr '13 04:16 pm

 
  
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Misguide.
Answered by sankaran iyer, 12 Apr '13 03:18 pm

 
  
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Bunch of all
Answered by sushil trivedi, 12 Apr '13 02:59 pm

 
  
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A mixture of both
Answered by rajan, 12 Apr '13 02:58 pm

 
  
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They do
Answered by Quest, 12 Apr '13 07:32 pm

 
  
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