The creation of the 24-hour news cycle and the need to always be fresh has caused the shift in importance from what is being told, to how much is being sold. It is this Western Bias and the “old” media’s way of distributing the news that has triggered us to question what is being expressed in the media and our own knowledge of world events, opening the door for a new media to step in. In the western world, the Arab spring has become more then a group of people fighting to end oppressive regimes, it has become a political game between the super powers of the world. When chemical weapons were used in the Syrian uprising, President Obama and the United States were one of the first to support military intervention against the regime stating, “When you start seeing chemical weapons used on a large scale... that starts getting to some core national interests that the Unit... ... middle of paper ... ...ved from: http://www.cnn.com/2013/08/28/opinion/ghitis-syria-intervention/ [Accessed: 06 Mar 2014]. Halton, D. (2001).
Occupy Wall Street Movement If heavy student loan debt , soaring tuition fee, climbing taxes, plummeting financial aid, nose-diving employment opportunities, exacerbating inequality between common people and wealthy class, are some of the issues that infuriate you and lead you to blame government’s generous bailing out failed banks and other financial institutions then you cannot not know about Occupy Wall Street(OWS) movement. List all information you know about your subject Occupy Wall Street is one of the top 10 US protest movements inspired by popular revolts against authority in Egypt and Tunisia which finally led to toppling of their respective presidents. It began on 17th September 2011 in liberty square in Manhattan’s Financial District (occypywallst.org). As per Special news in Times Of India, OWS was initiated by Canadian Activist group, Adbusters. So far, this movement has spread over across 1500 cities globally and around 100 cities in US.
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