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    educating public opinion

    Hi teachers,

    "The press is responsible for educating public opinion." I have difficulty understanding this sentence. The verb "educate" is creating problems for me. Please expound.

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    Re: educating public opinion

    Please tell us the source and author of your quotation.

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    Re: educating public opinion

    I don't like it much- you educate people rather than opinions IMO.

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    Re: educating public opinion

    I am not a teacher.

    The press influences public opinion.

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    Re: educating public opinion

    Quote Originally Posted by Roman55 View Post
    I am not a teacher.

    The press influences public opinion.
    They would claim that they inform public opinion.

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    Re: educating public opinion

    The phrase "educating public opinion" has been quite widely used in various publications.

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