answer questions least 50 words

Do you believe that photographs and videos taken by the general public and submitted to news media stations provide a more accurate depiction of a story (or stories) than the news media may itself?

Why or why not?



It appears as though there is a consensus in this class regarding as to how the news media may have influence over the audience.  How does one verify the credibility of a news report or story that is reported via television, read online, in a newspaper, or magazine?