Lesson 61 - Free time - Listening(part3)


Exercise 1


Where do most people in your country get their news?
Does the media in your country report the whole truth, mostly truth, or mostly lies?
How has the internet changed the news in your country?
Who has the most control over the media in your country?
How does the media help create a healthy society?
Should the media just report the facts or should the media interpret the facts?
Can you think of a politician who used the media in a successful way? How about a politician who was destroyed by the media?
Should the media show graphic violence? Why or why not?
How has the media changed in your country during the last 20 years?
What is the most fair and balanced media outlet in your country?

Exercise 2


Do you think the media can control what you think?
Can the following quote be applied to the modern-day media? “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past”
Watch the following video, pause where needed and discuss.

Exercise 3

Media influence on society


Exercise 4

And something extra just for fun
Watch the video about Obama