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5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Specific locations from which news frequently emanates, such as Congress or the White House. Most top reporters work a particular this, thereby becoming specialists in what goes on at that location.
  2. The issues that attract the serious attention of public officials and other people actively involved in politics at the time.
  3. A politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers and the political agenda itself are increasingly shaped by technology.
  4. Meetings of public officials with reporters.
  5. Television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and other means of popular communication.

5 True/False Questions

  1. investigative journalismThe use of in-depth reporting to unearth scandals, scams, and schemes, which at times puts reporters in adversarial relationships with political leaders.

          

  2. trial balloonsAn intentional news leak for the purpose of assessing the political reaction.

          

  3. narrowcastingNewspapers published by massive media conglomerates that account for over four-fifths of the nation's daily newspaper circulation. Often these control broadcast media as well.

          

  4. media eventThe issues that attract the serious attention of public officials and other people actively involved in politics at the time.

          

  5. talking headA shot of a person's face talking directly to the camera. Because this is visually unappealing, the major commercial networks rarely show a politician talking one-on-one for very long.

          

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