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Analysing Mass Media: Fear and Manipulation (Part 1)


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Franklin D. Roosevelt was once famously quoted in saying that, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” An interesting perspective that will last the test of time, no doubt – but is this really the case? Well, certainly not if you take a glance at a modernised 21st century world that surrounds us today, and for that matter, arguably not the world we have always known throughout the annuals of time.

In the first edition of this feature, Ethan Nash breaks down how the media play a central role in producing a discourse of fear, and how this subsequently has allowed the media to have a profound affect on the world today.

THE MEDIA AND FEAR

It has now surpassed a decade since the attacks of 9/11 transformed the world that we live – and as a forever expanding state of paranoia emerged in the aftermath…

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