The Truth Essay

759 words - 4 pages

Does anyone remember the 2001’s coverage of shark attacks? There are plenty of information about the shark attacks at that summer. Have you notice one point? All of information are coming from the media, not the government. I think the media hypes up dangers that doesn’t exist, fuels anxiety to us and paranoia for self-serving ends.
I think the media hypes up danger that doesn’t exist. I am not saying the media uses the fake news to deceive us, but sometime it exaggerates the danger for our life. Two months ago, my mother heard news about the rabies. According to the news, if a dog bit us, it was super danger. It said if we walked in the curb, there was a possibility the dog would bit us. If we got the vaccination after the dog bit us, it was not useful. So my mother worried about it all the time. She thought the dog would attach us when we saw them. My mother would ask us to leave the dog far away in case the dog bit us. I didn’t agree with my mother. I found some information via the internet. I though I found the truth of the rabies finally. First, the dog will not attach the people without any reason. The dog will attach the people when they feel danger. Second, even though we get the vaccination after the dog bite us, it is still useful to avoid the rabies. I think the media hypes up danger that doesn’t exist.
I think the media fuels anxiety to us. The media always exaggerates the truth to notice us how danger of something. If that news goes into a nervous people’ ears, it is a horrible situation. My uncle nervous all the time for everything. Especially, after he watched news about the dryer can cause the fire, he felt anxiety days and nights. When my cousin used the dryer, my uncle would sit before the dryer until the dryer stopped. In his eyes, the dryer would get fire in the next minute. We told he that was not danger as he thought, but he still insisted his opinion. The media tells the truth to us, sometime it will exaggerate it to...

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