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What are the four purposes of mass media?

Inform, Persuade, Entertain, and Transmit Culture. (Often two or more of these purposes are combined in a media production).


Media portrays a _____ reality instead of an actual reality.

Constructed reality


What is reliable and credible news reporting marked by?

Accuracy, Objectivity, Balance, and Thoroughness


What should one consider when evaluating a media message?

Bias reporting, and whether sources are valid and independent (as opposed to unreliable and partisan)