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Why is public opinion difficult to define?
So many people
Political development by teaching?
What's the best way to measure public opinion?
Which is a benefit for the political systems of interest groups?
Provide link for public opinion and officials, provide useful information from policymakers, Stimulate political particiostion
What is a winning party saying when it claims to have a mandate for visitors?
They can carry out campaign promises
Which are difficult for an opinion poll to measure?
Intensity, stability and relevance
How does the media help shape the public agenda?
Focusing the public on certain issues
What is a true opinion of leaders?
They have a strong influence on others
When evaluating poll results what is the permanence of a person's opinion called?
How does the Internet differ from other mass media?
You can comment on articles
How do the mass media influence politics?
Shaping public agenda
Why do the mass media have a limited ability to shape public opinion ?
Most have strong opinions
Who has the earliest influence on a persons political opinions?
Family and school
When evaluating poll results, what's the strength of a persons opinion called?
How does the media influence public opinion?
It focuses the public on national issues
One way that television has influenced politics is that
Party is less important
Which of the following is true about interest groups?
May help pass new laws
What is the sun purpose of a political action committee (PAC)
What is the purpose of an interest group
To influence public policy
Which branches of the federal government can be influenced by lobbyists
All 3 branches
Why would an interest group file an amicus curiae brief?
Present support for one side in a case
Groups which lobby for a single goal or issue are called
Single issue grouos
A positive aspect of interest groups is that they
One way interest groups differ from political parties that interest groups
They don't dominate people for office
When a political opinion exists as a potential, not converted into an identifiable belief, it is said to be
The extent to which people feel about issues which are relevant to them is termed
The process by which we develop our political attitudes, values, and beliefs is called
The type of political activity most often engaged in by Americans is
People are politically alienated in the US because of
Candidates, expectations of how the system should work, political parties
Which form of mass media is used most widely?
When individuals screen out those messages, they are said to be practicing selective...
When the press focuses public attention , it is said to be engaged in
The context given an issue or even in a news story which affects public perceptions
What statement about interest groups are true ?
Effective way to get government to respond to people's concerns
Interest groups to affect elections based on
Candidates stand with groups interest
The term grassroots refers to
Interest groups operate ..
At all levels of government
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