Do you read new papers? Listen to radio? Watch TV? All of us do one thing or the other.
However, the majority of us never consider the fact that what we hear or see might be a
lie or it might be just a fact that is twisted in such a way that it shows something
For example, if we take a look at a particular issue on, let's say, Israel, we will find that
most news appears all television stations and most of radio stations will just be bias. For
example news papers or video stations will make it look like Israeli people will try to
solve the conflict between them and Palestinians in a peaceful way whereas Palestinians
will be violent. As a proof, the tape that our class has watched on the conflict between
Israel and the PLO, we noticed that narrator motioned that Israeli people were protesting
when Palestinian nation responded with action, such as throwing stones at Israel police
and army personal.
However, if we listen to radio stations, such as 88.4 FM, we will find
out that there were actually more Palestinians dead than those of Israel in the bombings
when the conflict was in place. Also the narrator said that Israel was waiting and was
"taking the beating" until the last minute when they just could not take anymore. Yet
again, we see here how the program tries to make Israeli people seem peaceful. So, so far
we can conclude that we can not trust everything we hear.
Then moving on to television, and one of the most famous stations in America which also
made its way here, to Canada, CNN. Humans tend to trust big corporations or men with
power because something "clicks" in their head automatically and they literally...