Kendice Marshall _ Conversation 3

The three articles I chose were from The New York Times,  CNBC, and Fox News.  the New York Times was leftist,  CNBC was shown to be Center, and Fox News was shown to be right. These three articles discussed the $33 trillion mark in the United States debt, which was made in early September. The foundation of each article in regards to facts came from the United States Treasury Department and two of the articles (specifically the New York Times and Fox News) referenced a plan from the Republicans that was proposed with the purpose of decreasing the United States $33 trillion dollar debt. Although each of these articles had the same topic they had completely different perspectives. It was very easy to detect the biases that each article held. The New York Times perspective was on the fight to decrease the spending of the federal government and focused on the budget cuts, program cuts, and other services that the United States provided. It discussed some of the the past influences on the budget such as the pandemic which took a substantial amount of government money and put the U.S. into even more debt than it already was. CNBC focused on a more positive light of being in debt. It discussed how being in debt can be a good thing, and how it can be used for states of emergencies and crises. They stress the importance of the debt-GDP ratio which can tell the stability of the balance and services of the country. They stated that their concern was not how national debt should never be used but more so the quantity and designation of its use Fox News was just focused on how bad being in-depth is and how the Republicans were blamed for the depth of the United States within our decade. The New York Times and Fox News were more concerned in their vocabulary in finding someone to blame for the debt of the United States whereas CNBC is more concerned with optimism and how the money is being used. Fox News is more concerned about blaming more than the other articles, however, it did show a lot more statistics compared to the New York Times was more solution-oriented.

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