Chapter 7 - AP Government Herman
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Main source of news for United States from which many outlets get their information
Specific locations from which news frequently emanates, e.g. the U.S. Capital or the White House
representing, characterized by, or including members from two parties or factions
Television and radio, as compared with print media
Newspapers published by massive media conglomerates that account for over 4/5 of the nation's daily newspaper circulation.
a statement in a newspaper or magazine, or broadcast on radio or television, that presents the opinion of the owner, manager, or editor on a particular subject
Broadcast or storage media that take advantage of electronic technology. They may include television, radio, Internet, fax, CD-ROMs, DVDs, and any other medium that requires electricity or digital encoding of information. Often used with the term "print media"
Federal Communications Commission; independent agency of the United States government, created by Congressional statute to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable
a series of 30 evening radio conversations (chats) given by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt between 1933 and 1944; were given once a week.
A politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers and the political agenda itself are increasingly shaped by technology.
The use of in-depth reporting to unearth scandals, scams, and schemes, which at times puts reporters in adversarial relationships with political leaders.
The act of publishing a false statement that causes people to have a bad opinion of someone
TV, radio, newspapers, magazines, the Internet, and other means of popular communications.
Events purposely staged for the media that nonetheless look spontaneous. In keeping with politics as theater, media events can be staged by individuals, groups, and government officials, especially presidents.
Media programming on cable TV or the Internet that is focused on one topic and aimed at a particular audience.
a strong supporter to a party, faction, cause, or person
cases in which an individual's stance on a given issue, policy, or person is more likely to be strictly defined by their identification with a particular political party (e.g., Democrat or Republican) or ideology (e.g., liberal or conservative).
The issues that attract the serious attention of public officials and other people actively involved in politics at the time.
People who invest their political "capital" in an issue
Meetings of public officials with reporters.
an official statement issued to newspapers giving information on a particular matter
Newspapers and magazines, as compared with broadcast media.
a person who advocates gradual reform rather than abolition or revolution
The process by which individuals screen out messages that do not conform to their own biases
the action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation
websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking
Short video clips of approximately 15 seconds or less; they are typically all that is shown from a politician's speech or activities on the nightly television news.
A shot of a person's face talking directly to the camera.
An intentional news leak for the purpose of assessing the political reaction.
Aspect of the press that helps restrict politicians
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