what degree the media influences our thoughts and perceptions

I am a Junior in High School, taking AP English Language and Composition.
Required Readings
“The Manipulation of the American Mind”
“Propaganda: Battling for the Mind”
How the news changes the way we think and behave – BBC Future.pdf
Directions: Read all three essays above, and then compose a response to the prompt below. These will be submitted digitally to your English 3 teacher on Monday, September 12th, 2022.

Writing Prompt
Read all three essays above. Using 2 of the 3 essays as evidence, write an argument assessing to what degree the media influences our thoughts and perceptions. Use the relevant rubric (below) as a guide. This essay should be no more than 5-7 paragraphs-
longer is not better!