It can influence people to go to war for what they believe in such as in this picture the man with the gun pulled the trigger on the other man. The man with the gun is a major from the south and shots the guy in the head because he got accused for helping the north so he took it upon himself to kiss the man. This picture can tell many stories or ideas just by looking at it. It can trigger people to want to go to war or it can simply do nothing to someone. The media can influence people around the world with the picture and can tell what is happening.