The Internet, Television, and Truth
Since the advent of the Internet, newspapers are becoming less and less important. People are getting their news through the Internet with their laptops, tablets, and even cellphones. Currently, many of people continue to read newspapers, but in the future newspapers might cease to exist because of the other sources of news available. Even if newspapers no longer exist, journalists can still publish their articles online, just as many of them are already doing today. If the newspapers indeed go out, our freedom of information and objective truth will remain intact since the Internet, television, and radio are all providers of our freedom of information and objective truth.
The Internet is filled with websites that provide information and objective truth. There is a well known website, wikileaks.org, which publishes classified information that the government and others does not want us to know. Through the Internet, we all have access to the classified information. Most sites allow users to leave comments or replies to the author, creator, and each other’s. Some types of websites include blogging sites and news sites. Blogging websites like WordPress, Blogger, and LiveJournal, gives everyone an opportunity to create his or her own blog and post about what they want to share on their webpage. Blogging sites allow people to inform others and stand up for themselves when they are wronged. Newscasts have also created their own website where they post articles and videos about the latest news with instant updates as events occur. Most major new stations will stream their newscasts live as they are aired on television or upload clips of news onto their website for later viewing. The major news stations stream their televised newscasts online to keep up with the new generation of techies and to attract viewers, who usually do not watch television. The newscast aired on TV is where most people get information on everyday events...
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