Is every perspective on a news story equally important?


I believe that it is important to hear a wide range of perspectives however, some perspectives may be more relevant than others, therefore i disagree.

One reason that I believe this is, some people’s statements may be biased, towards what they believe, or false, to make them look like the victim. For example in Myanmar, the university student, who is a Buddhist, went on Facebook and read about the crisis, however only read the page on the anti- Rohingya. So her story is one sided. She claims that, they do not belong in Myanmar and the Rohingya are not their people. Aye Myat Mon also said “They are illegal immigrants and we’re worried that they’ll over run our country.” This is extremely racist and should not be tolerated.

This shows that every perspective is not important because, her point of view -aswell as others- is not true a her whole story is one sided and she didn’t listen to anyone else’s.

A second reason i believe this is certain people do not actually know what is happening in their own country and are apart of this mayhem but do not want to admit that it is their armies fault. For example in Myanmar, the official representative of Myanmar is trying to escape the situation by blaming what her army has done, on terrorists. When Aung San Suu Kyi was voted State Counsellor of Myanmar she said that she wanted peace for the country. Do you consider this peace? Is burning down innocent peoples houses peace? They do this just because the Rohingya are of a different religion. What they do is horrible, no one should go through that torture.

This shows that every perspective is not important because, people like Aung San Suu Kyi do not want to be involved even though they are, however people like the Myanmar student isn't involved but still wants to say something about the situation.