Do you believe the mass media TV News etc tells lies tricks and deceives? If you do believe it is true give some examples of why be believe so.
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I don't think the one in my country does... they're way too tame. It's hard to explain but if you lived here, you would know what I mean. Swiss people are very critical in this stuff and because we're a small country, it would soon become a big scandal if it turned out the public media was doing that. And because we don't have any private channels (except from small, local ones), there's not really the danger of somebody deceiving people in order to make money or something like that.
In America, I think some TV channels and networks do deceive people. Certainly not all of them, but some. As far as I know, FOX news has actually been proven to have lied to its audience several times. I don't know too much about them but what I can say is that when I watch a FOX news video on youtube, I do sometimes think "uhm... that sounds rather bizarre" or "uhm... reeeeally?" At least I find the guys who work there extremely dislikable to be honest. I hate how they yell at people all the time, especially if they disagree with them. Everything's constantly a huge warfare. Maybe network such as CNN or NBC also lie and deceive, I don't know enough about them to judge that, but at least they don't invite people only to piss in their face during the show.
What definitely bothers me a lot about American TV shows in general (be it news shows or quiz shows or whatever) is the fact that eeeeverything has to be a huge sensation. Everything has to be super emotional and people have to be crying and screaming and freaking out and pedophiles and rapists are (apparently) hiding behind every corner and the president isn't just "good" or "bad" but he's apparently an evil secret muslim who wants to take over the country... everything has to be 1,000 more exciting or more outrageous or more sad than it really is. Because of this I found it very hard to watch American TV when I was living in the US. It just becomes too much after a while. And I think that's at least partially why I get at least the feeling that they are deceiving you. But I can't judge completely if that's really the case.2