Wolfgang Theis

Place of work

University of Brasilia
masters degree student

Author's articles(1)

Fake News, Media and Reality



this article is the result of a bibliography-based research about the topic and deals with the construction of reality by the media, how news broadcasting is filtered by various internal mechanisms in order to purify it. These mechanisms contribute essentially to the way the news is spread within society and perceived by it. Ideological and economic interests also have their saying in it. With being the fourth power in a democracy, the media has a lot of influence on public opinion and therefore has the power to influence the outcome and result of elections and other democratic processes direc...