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How does Keri get her news?
Why is news usually accurate?
a) There are many journalists
b) Journalists do not lie
c) Government standards
Why is the news sometimes false or inaccurate?
a) People leak false information
b) People make mistakes
c) The news is never false
What do people try to sway sometimes?
a) Public opinion
How do most people in the US get there news?
OK, Keri, I'm going to ask you about the news. Do you follow the news everyday?
How do you follow the news?
Well, in Japan mostly the radio or the internet.
Oh, really. OK. What radio station?
Uh, NPR, but on the military station.
OK. And what internet websites do you listen to?
Well, usually it is just AP news or whatever.
OK. How much of the news do you think is true?
Mm. I don't know. That's a tough question. I think that
because there're so many journalists that often what makes
into the papers is fairly accurate, but unfortunately some people
leak information that is untrue to sway public opinion, so you
have to kind of weed through things and consider why that news
story is made public.
Mm-hm. Yeah. How do most people in your country get the news?
I think most people in the states get the news from TV and from
the main broadcasting stations. The evening news sort of thing.
OK. Thanks Keri.
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