Discussion Post , 150+ words paraghraph

You have seen and read the influence that mass media has on policymaking. Explain why the media has been called the fourth branch of government. Include your opinion on whether this is an accurate portrayal. For this discussion post, please bring in concepts and terms from the lectures and/or readings that have been assigned for this module.

ps: I provided the whole chapters and the key words ad the module note below for clarifications .