AP Government Chapter 10 Vocab
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Info generated and distributed by government in a way as to give government interest priority over candor
Sensationalistic, irresponsible journalism.
Communication channels such as radio, television, and internet. Involve electronic transmissions.
White House Press Corps
Reporters assigned full-time to cover presidency.
Presidential staff member responsible for handling White House media relations and communications.
Blogosphere - collection of blogs often linked to one another within communities of conversation about politics and political issues.
Issues that are perceived by the political community as meriting public attention and governmental action
Media ability to influence importance of an issue, and thereby adding it to the public agenda by covering it more frequently
Process by which media suggest the importance of an issue
The presentation of an issue by the media, which influences how audiences understand it.
Interpretation of campaign events or election results that is favorable to the candidates campaign strategy
A political campaign adviser who tries to convince journalists of the truth of a particular interpretation of events.
Sometimes referred to as "free media", _______ _______ is publicity and news coverage attracted without paying for advertising
To use demographic and consumer data to identify individuals or small groups of people who will receive specific advertising messages
Tendency for individuals to pay attention only to information that reinforces their held beliefs
Principle that internet service should enable access to all content and applications, without favoring or blocking particular products or websites. Internet version of "free press".
The public's right of access to the media.
Making negative assumptions on a person or class of persons based on racial characteristics