Controversy surrounding Kim Kardashian’s pregnancy and the Paula Deen Scandal are both excellent examples of agenda-setting in action

Controversy surrounding Kim Kardashian’s pregnancy and the Paula Deen Scandal are both excellent examples of agenda-setting in action. The media is ever-present for these stories as if they are significant events. The placement of full page, color articles and top stories on news programming makes it clear that Americans should place these events as important issues. There are numerous articles and reports about Kardashian naming her child North West. There are news channels that portray that Deen just made a mistake and is genuinely sorry for her choice of words while some channels try to reveal that she really is racist and she only…