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3. Media robot

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Media appeals to emotions

The media exploits people's emotions. The stories are written in such a way that people identify with the people in the news and follow the published events. Interesting phenomena are not always those that would help people learn about the world, but those that attract attention on an emotional level.
Browse the internet or social media news stream. Choose one news article that catches your attention.
  • Think about what emotions the news raises and what methods have been used to arouse emotions?
  • How could a social robot How could a social robot support a person in reading media's ways of influencing emotions?
  • Could a social robot influence the news we read? How?