5 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Meetings of public officials with reporters.
- A politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers and the political agenda itself are increasingly shaped by technology.
- Short video clips of approximately 15 seconds; typically all that is shown from a politician's speech or activities on the nightly television news.
- Television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and other means of popular communication.
- The use of in-depth reporting to unearth scandals, scams, and schemes, which at times puts reporters in adversarial relationships with political leaders.
5 True/False Questions
narrowcasting → Media programming on cable TV or the Internet that is focused on one topic and aimed at a particular audience. Examples include MTV, ESPN, and C-SPAN.
beats → 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.
media event → Newspapers 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.
print media → Newspapers and magazines, as compared with broadcast media.
trial balloons → Short video clips of approximately 15 seconds; typically all that is shown from a politician's speech or activities on the nightly television news.