What is the role of the media in a democracy?
In this lesson, we will explore the role of the media in: influencing and informing the public; reporting news accurately; investigating issues and exposing problems in the public interest; and scrutinising the government and others in power and holding them to account for their actions.
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Lesson summary: What is the role of the media in a democracy?
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