News stories on TV and in newspapers are very often accompanied by pictures. Some people say that these pictures are more effective than words. What is your opinion about this?

, you have a better chance of grabbing people’s attention by pictures than a group of bland words.
That is
why broadcasters and columnists tend to use images to convey their messages to the
The visuals
are far more effective than descriptive words for news reporters. They can send messages that lengthy texts and audios are incapable of. When a reporter on TV is describing a situation, our mind spontaneously looks for a depiction of their words, so we could match or clarify what we imagine the situation would look like. They might need to go on for hours if they want to tell the
how our waste is damaging the waterways, whereas a picture or an infographic could do the job in a much simpler way and shorter time. Modern citizens seem to always be in a rush, which makes it difficult to draw their attention.
leads reporters to resort to pictures even more. Not only pictures can facilitate the task of delivering a message, but it can
make the story far more believable. The photos act as a piece of evidence for what you are telling. The emotions provoked by cleverly taken pictures along with the logic behind what has
occurred make the
occurred to make the
story far more convincing. When a journalist
is reporting
is reported
about, say, a protest in a corner of the
, you would barley take it seriously if it is not supported by the photographs of the event. You can
see people’s reactions when they,
for example
admire or
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admire, or
condemn actions seeing related photos.
, journalists tend to use features of pictures to sell their story to their audiences. In short,
pictures speak louder than words, they are better to be accompanied by some descriptive words in journalism to avoid any potential ambiguity or misunderstanding.
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