SCARE TACTICS OF MEDIA
ORIGINAL AIR DATE 10/29/2010
Center For Media and Public Affairs' Bob Lichter and Reason Magazine's Michael Moynihan on the media's use of fear to boost ratings.

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

1. Do you agree that the media uses "scare tactics" to boost ratings? Why or why not?

2. Did this video make you rethink how you will watch or read the news from now on? Why or why not? How?

3. Do you believe it is important to be skeptical when it comes to news reports? Why or why not?

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