Equal Time Rule
an FCC rule that if a broadcaster sells time to one candidate, it must sell equal time to other candidates.
Right of Rebuttal
a Federal Communications Commission regulation giving individuals the right to have the opportunity to respond to personal attacks made on a radio or television broadcast
a group seeking specialized information not provided by the mainstream media
the power of the media to bring public attention to particular issues and problems
the power of the media to influence how events and issues are interpreted
Process of preparing the public to take a particular view of an event or a political actor
Investigative Journalsim. The role the media plays in keeping politicians and organizations accountable
Form of interpretive journalism that adopts a hostile position toward government, politics, and political figures.