JFK Assassination

By Christian Toledo

Who, What, When, Where, Why

On November 22,1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. He was assassinated while he rode in a car during a parade in Dallas, Texas. He was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald. Lee Harvey Oswald later got killed by Jack Ruby.

Perspective #1 media portrayed event

Most of the media says that his killer acted alone. The government even created the Warren Commission. The purpose for that is to investigate his assassination. He was planning his next presidential campaign.

Media Portrayed Perspective #1

The assassination of John F. Kennedy transformed the media. It changed the way we see live television and how the news is covered. It changed because everyone that was watching it saw him get killed live. After that, the media made the public receive news in a different way. Days after his assassination, the media was making up ways on how to cover the story.

Media Perspective #2

John F. Kennedy transformed the way we see because he was the first president to effectively use the new medium of television to speak directly to the American people. By November 1963, President had held 64 news conferences. His inauguration was viewed by around 65 million people. The media made sure we received news live but it backfired when he got assassinated. The media say that Lee Harvey Oswald did not act alone. They say that he was assigned to kill JFK from the Russians. There are many different stories on who and why he got killed.

Media Bias

The media was using bias by source control. The author discusses how the coverage is "rigged" and is "outraged." They talk about how the "program failed to fully examine acoustic evidence that four shots were fired." The author goes on how Lee Harvey Oswald was probably not the only gunman. They also talk about the single bullet theory.


Criticism #1

They criticize how the media didn't cover the assassination how they were supposed to and could've done better. The say that they favor one over the other. The media discusses the mistakes that they make and why the coverage wasn't good. They talk about how there were several assassins and conspiracy theories.


Criticism #2

They cultural criticize the news coverage. They talk about how this changed how the news will be covered in the future and its a big deal. The media criticize how they could say there was only one assassin that shot him fro behind but his head went backwards. If he was shot from behind then his head should have went forward. Many people believe in many theories on how he died and they can't know for sure because his killer is dead.
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