ROLE OF THE MEDIA

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Agenda-setter

Same-sex couples sue Utah over refusal to recognize gay marriages

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/21/us-usa-g...

This article is an example of an agenda setter because it focuses our attention on gay marriage in the United States. Reading this article will keep the public talking about the recognition of same-sex marriage and what marriage should be defined as.

WATCHDOG

http://landing.newsinc.com/shared/video.html?freew...

This video is an example of media as a watchdog. It tells of Virginia's former governor Bob McDonnell and his wife being indicted for illegally accepting gifts, only a week after his term in office ended.

BIASED

Megyn Kelly expresses her bias about a different image of Santa in this video clip. She clearly states her view and INFERS that there's historical evidence of Santa's Race.

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