The media is an important communication avenue that that has the power to transform the whole society. It has a high extent of influence in regard to shaping public opinion and thought. The power of the media can be utilized in a good manner to educate people or in a negative way by misleading them. However, the role of media in power and politics takes different shapes due to the influence of governments and interference by powerful political cartels(Ponder &Haridakis, 2015). The various forms of media including the internet, television, radio, and newspapers should assume a leading role in political communication by acting as the mirror of society. It is the assumption of many that media is responsible of communicating the truth and relevant information to the society. The various forms of media are constructing meaning and representations of power and politics in contemporary times. This essay will discuss the role of media in power and politics.