Media and Politics
What do media and politics have to do with one another?
The interplay between media and politics has become more influential and impactful than ever. With the increase of internet usage amongst all demographics and regions, communication — especially the news — has become instantaneous and constant. In a single day, people are exposed to many forms of media and news, and this exposure has the ability to change and form our opinions.
Politics has taken special advantageous of these new channels of communication, and politicians, political groups, and various players invested in the political realm use media as a powerful influencing tool towards voters and greater society.
In an exclusive instigative project, The San Francisco Times is covering how media and politics have impacted our local and global communities, and exposing how its hidden influence on current events.
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