News on Tv

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PGR Pre-Sessional Programme
Survey Report of Working class people are more likely to believe that the news on TV is unbiased.

July, 2015

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Methodology

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Discussion

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Conclusion and Recommendation

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Reference

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Introduction

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1. Introduction
With the development of media and technology, the mass media has an increasingly profound impact on the lives of people in modern society. In the fields of economy, politics and society, the mass media is playing a more and more important role.
Today's media perspective has been stretched into every facet of social life. At the same time, the mass media have also accelerated the process of globalization, promoting economic and social development.

In different areas, the mass media has different responsibilities and roles. Furthermore, the mass media influence people's cognition of the society. TV is the most important platform for news (Plunkett, 2013). More than half of the respondents in Ofcom’s report think that the BBC was used as a primary source of information (Ofcom,
2013).

Given the above, this project is aimed to look out the working class people’s attitude to the news on TV. To illustrate this, the hypothesis of this report is that Working class people are more likely to believe that the news on TV is unbiased.

2. Methodology
At the beginning of creating the questionnaire, some research was conducted on the
Internet. Working class people are the social group who are employed for wages, especially in manual or industrial work (Waite and Hawker, 2009, pp. 1065). Because

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of the nature of the work, working class people may have more leisure time after work. So the questionnaire consists of…...

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