After learning about Dahrendorf’s theory of imperatively coordinated associations I couldn’t help but remember an article I read in my global ethics class about the government and media. The government and media coordinate with each other the let out the stories they believe the people should see while making them refrain from publishing the ones they feel they shouldn’t. The government basically blackmailed the media by telling them they would expose their stories and the methods they used to gather them. That it would not be in their best interest to write or show the influence we are making on other countries, how we go there and put in place a system that exploits that countries resources and benefits us. This is to keep the government functioning in the very corrupt way and using their authority to keep themselves from being portrayed in an even more negative light.