You can get an answer to this following the money. Usually big media corporations own many different TV channels and newspapers, so the given information isn't objective. The big media corporations usually tell only news that won't harm the image of the people in leading positions in that state or area.
I have been trying to find alternative sources of information. I have gathered a list around the world of websites which might give a new perspective in view of what's happening. I myself read also the news of the mainstream media and make a judgement myself about what should I believe in. The following websites are in different languages and different countries.
4. http://www.danielestulin.com/ Daniel Estulin's website
finnish blog by Teemu Vehkala