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The Press vs the Election There are many elections that occur in the United States In most peoples opinions the most important election is the presidential election Although most ordinary people do not overanalyze how they get the information about the candidates during elections in Thomas E Pattersons book Out of Order he has proposed the thought that the media provides their election information to the people in an unfair and biased way I will now explain to you the ways that I disagree and agree with him on different points Patterson has gone into many different points but I have chosen the ones that are most important to me which are how the media directs voters towards one candidate the amount candidates are quoted if the media favors the Democrats over the Republicans the amount the polls are covered how the media manipulates articles with fighting words the results of candidates not cooperating with the press and the true importance of a third party The de facto premise of todays system is that the media will direct the voters toward a clear understanding of choosing one candidate rather than another1 There are two parts to this statement I agree with the part stating that the media directs voters toward one candidate however I do not agree that this is done to one candidate throughout the entire election I collected articles between September sixth until September eleventh that clearly directed the positive information to the Democratic candidate Al Gore Before the day was over it was Bush who was having to reinvent himself after nearly four straight weeks of playing sloppy defense2 As you can see this article had completely negative information that was being directed towards the Republican candidate George Bush Democratic presidential nominee Al Gore demanded the entertainment industry agree to an immediate cease-fire in the marketing of adult material to young children 3 To most people t hat read this
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