Media is one of the most powerful tools of communication in the developing countries, as well as in the developed countries, it presents all around us by the means of disseminating and transporting information to the mass. According to Bennett (1976) communication is a matter of a speaker seeking either to inform a hearer of something or to enjoin some action upon him. Media made an impact on the lives of the people because it helps to provide a strong message to the word about what is right or wrong at the right point of time or can make use of any situation to create disturbance around the people or in the society. According to Magitot (2018) media is an epistemological device. It can make or break the belief of the people or start a movement to fight because it appeared as a prominent innovation, but individual aspirations can affect in the formation of ideas and opinions.
Online news agencies have become a great medium of educating and informing people and it can make articles more interactive as it provides live coverage and can provide exclusive pictures of news events. Today everybody wants to get updated with the latest happenings around the world and online news can give information about every day field in terms of entertainment, social, political and many more to the public. According to the book of Uses and effects of online news: An introduction and summary, online news attracts people that are above average interested in politics.
The media have been the predominant source of political information for citizens in a democratic society. Mass media has a colossal influence both on people and politics, since it shapes public opinion, and its role becomes more powerful especially during elections when political parties are sensitive in terms of how the media show their public appearance. Ideally, the media should fulfill the political role by disseminating the full range of political opinions, enabling the public to make political choices and enter the national life.
Political language disguises, transforms and deepens a phenomenon, and it is mainly used to convince receivers with the speaker’s point of view by using techniques such as explanation and analysis. Seidel (1985) points out that a political speech may constitute a genre, a domain, or a field. Moreover, it is an incredible achievement at a time and at a place, and it has three major elements; the addressor (the speaker who produces the speech), the addressee (the hearer who is the recipient of the speech), and the political speech itself.