TRUMP: Bet or Fold?

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The recent summit between President Trump and Dictator Kim Jong Un regarding North Korea’s nuclear disarmament did not result in a settlement. Various media outlets presented both biased and unbiased views of this meeting, creating the uneasy concept that this second failed attempt at reconciling may be pushing towards a possible World War III.  

            Under President Trump’s leadership, many citizens of the United States have questioned his decision-making skills. With a sensitive subject such as having a potential World War III, Donald Trump refuses to settle for less in regards to North Korea denuclearizing. According to Congressional Research Service, the Trump administration responded to their hostility by adopting a  “maximum pressure” policy that sought to coerce Pyongyang into changing its behavior through economic and diplomatic measures. This specific section of this CRS Report clarifies its intentions and attempts with North Korea through the country’s allies and southern region’s involvement. The information provides a comprehensive timeline from an unbiased perspective. The Congressional Research Service uses an informational approach when covering The United States’ relationship with North Korea. In regards to the most recent summit event in hopes of achieving North Korea’s disarmament, a person can formulate a clear understanding, and be more knowledgeable about the event beyond news coverage, due to this chronologically organized spectrum of affairs.  

            It is no theory that there is secrecy between the U.S government and its’ people. The controversial argument is, what the many factors are in considering before informing the public of the current events happening in regards to their security and safety.  Authors Rubin and Cummings examine how the media portrays the message of “news” to the public. They refined this study with a few factors to consider. If the significance of the stories were deflected by journalists; whether the stories were used as vehicles by the journalists to challenge government policy in the nuclear arena; whether in covering these stories journalists found appropriate and effective images to represent the effects of the nuclear war and lastly, the quality of the coverage.  With the help of Marshall McLuhan, identifying how these stories were delivered to the public is effortless. The mediums include news channels, major newspapers, news magazines, and specialized journals. Following their analysis of the coverage, many aspects influence the message. Among major news networks such as CBS and NBC, ABC shared the story differently in terms of the time frame. That’s how media controls what the people know and how they know it. For example, NBC covered four different stories on the Nuclear Winter Article for a total of 5 minutes and twenty seconds.  ABC covered the same story three times for a total of two minutes and forty seconds. Within the time frame that is chosen to be dedicated to certain topics, it is easier to create a biased conclusion. While many stand behind the Freedom of Information Act, it is clear that networks refuse to engage more than they do when it comes to a potential nuclear war because it is “too politically divisive and too frightening to the audience to be ‘newsworthy’, television may be a ‘silent willing partner of the government in keeping nuclear issues below the threshold of national consciousness”.

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TIME is a popular global magazine that covers every single topic and aspect that fulfills the curiosity. In order to reach the largest audience, the person who delivers an article’s message must write from an unbiased perspective. In regards to President Trump and Kim Jong Un, Laignee Barron writes of the recent summit and its’ unsuccessful results in obtaining North Korea’s sign off on denuclearization. The columnist emphasizes President Trump’s intentions by simply not interjecting their own. Many others covering the same story placed their own opinions or used specific words to include their own point of view. The strategy potentially causes a reader to be conflicted when the truth is twisted and warped to someone else’s agenda. In addition to writing from an impartial position, Barron also authoritatively encourage the readers to “Watch the Press Conference” in the article’s title. 


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