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15 terms
Mass Media and Public Opinion
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
Means of communication that reach large, widely dispersed aud…
Made up of people whom one regularly associates, including fr…
Public affairs
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
Public opinion
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
15 terms
Mass Media and Public Opinion
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
Means of communication that reach large, widely dispersed aud…
Made up of people whom one regularly associates, including fr…
Public affairs
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
Public opinion
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
15 terms
Mass Media and Public Opinion
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
Means of communication that reach large, widely dispersed aud…
Made up of people whom one regularly associates, including fr…
Public affairs
Politics, public issues, and the making of public policies -t…
Public opinion
The attitudes held by a significant number of people on matte…
14 terms
Mass Media & Public Opinion
public opinion
shape
affairs
concern
How people think about things that have to do with government…
to change something and make it into something else e.g., he…
situations that involve you e.g., the affairs of the US are a…
to involve someone or be important to them
public opinion
How people think about things that have to do with government…
shape
to change something and make it into something else e.g., he…
17 terms
Public Opinion and Mass Media
public affairs
public opinion
mass media
peer group
events and issues that concern many people
the attitudes shared by many people about government and poli…
types of communication that reach large audiences at the same…
people with whom one regularly associates, including friends,…
public affairs
events and issues that concern many people
public opinion
the attitudes shared by many people about government and poli…
18 terms
Public Opinion and Mass Media
public affairs
public opinion
mass media
peer group
events and issues that concern many people
the attitudes shared by many people about government and poli…
types of communication that reach large audiences at the same…
people with whom one regularly associates, including friends,…
public affairs
events and issues that concern many people
public opinion
the attitudes shared by many people about government and poli…
42 terms
Public Opinion/Mass Media
Public Sphere
Private Sphere
Private Sphere vs. Public Sphere
Public Agenda
A place where society discusses the issue that affects everyo…
A place where we discuss issues and concerns that deal with o…
Differences: The Private Sphere only affects the you and your…
A to-do list of issues that much of the public agrees are a p…
Public Sphere
A place where society discusses the issue that affects everyo…
Private Sphere
A place where we discuss issues and concerns that deal with o…
9 terms
Mass Media and Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Left Wing
Center Spectrum
Right Wing
Those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
Liberal (Government must take action)
Moderate (Beliefs in between liberal and conservative)
Conservative (Keep structures in place)
Public Opinion
Those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
Left Wing
Liberal (Government must take action)
44 terms
Mass Media and Public Opinion
the four approaches to studying public…
Key's definition of public opinion
Structured forms of public opinion
Non-structured forms of public opinion
Aggregation of individual opinions... Reflection of majority bel…
The opinion communicated to the government. The entire public…
polls and elections
public discourse, rhetoric, petitions/strikes, and riots or p…
the four approaches to studying public…
Aggregation of individual opinions... Reflection of majority bel…
Key's definition of public opinion
The opinion communicated to the government. The entire public…
23 terms
Mass Media & Public Opinion
public affairs
public opinion
mass media
peer groups
those events and issues that concern the people at large; pol…
those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
those means of communication that reach large, widely dispers…
made up of the people with whom one regularly associates, inc…
public affairs
those events and issues that concern the people at large; pol…
public opinion
those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
14 terms
Public Opinion and Mass Media
ideology
liberal
conservative
moderate
a body of ideas or views of the world that reflects the socia…
a person expressing political views or policies that favor th…
a person expressing political views that generally favor trad…
a person opposed to extreme views, between conservative and l…
ideology
a body of ideas or views of the world that reflects the socia…
liberal
a person expressing political views or policies that favor th…
15 terms
Mass Media and Public Opinion
Universe
Bias
Sample
Opinion leader
Population; the whole group of people a poll aims to capture
Statistical sampling error that favors a certain outcome; bei…
A smaller subset of the universe that should be representativ…
Any person who has more than usual influence on the views of…
Universe
Population; the whole group of people a poll aims to capture
Bias
Statistical sampling error that favors a certain outcome; bei…
403 terms
Mass Media and Public Opinion
Public Opinion
Public
Public Affairs
How do Family and Education Influence…
It is the attitudes about government and politics shared by m…
There are many publics in the United States. A public is a gr…
Public affairs are events and issues that concern a great man…
Family and education have a huge influence on a person's poli…
Public Opinion
It is the attitudes about government and politics shared by m…
Public
There are many publics in the United States. A public is a gr…
14 terms
Public Opinion and Mass Media
ideology
liberal
conservative
moderate
a body of ideas or views of the world that reflect this also…
a person expressing political views or policies that favor th…
a person expressing political views that generally favor trad…
a person opposed to extreme views, one whose political attitu…
ideology
a body of ideas or views of the world that reflect this also…
liberal
a person expressing political views or policies that favor th…
32 terms
Public Opinion and Mass Media
public opinion
liberal-conservative ideology
latent opinion
political socialization
citizens views on politics and government actions
a way of describing political beliefs in terms of a position…
an opinion formed on the spot when its needed and distilled f…
The process by which an individuals political opinions are sh…
public opinion
citizens views on politics and government actions
liberal-conservative ideology
a way of describing political beliefs in terms of a position…
55 terms
Public Opinion and Mass Media
Public Sphere
Private Sphere
Public Policy
Public Opinion
discusses the public issues on national, global, and local le…
personal issues that concern individuals
government actions and laws
measures the peoples position (influences lawmakers) Ex. Comm…
Public Sphere
discusses the public issues on national, global, and local le…
Private Sphere
personal issues that concern individuals
23 terms
Public Opinion/Mass Media
public affairs
public opinion
mass media
peer group
those events and issues that concern the people at large; e.g…
the complex collection of the opinions of many different peop…
those means of communication that reach large audiences, espe…
people with whom one regularly associates, including friends,…
public affairs
those events and issues that concern the people at large; e.g…
public opinion
the complex collection of the opinions of many different peop…
9 terms
Mass Media & Public Opinion
Why is public opinion important?
How is public opinion measured?
What are the different forms of mass m…
What is meant by media bias?
Views prevalent among the general public
Public opinion polls
Newspaper, magazine, radio, TV, and internet
Journalists putting their own opinion in something they care…
Why is public opinion important?
Views prevalent among the general public
How is public opinion measured?
Public opinion polls
Mass Media and Public Opinion
public affairs
public opinion
mass media
peer group
politics, public issues, and the making of public policies
attitudes held by a significant number of people on matters o…
means of communication that reach large, widely dispersed aud…
made up of people with whom one regularly associates, includi…
public affairs
politics, public issues, and the making of public policies
public opinion
attitudes held by a significant number of people on matters o…
14 terms
Public Opinion and Mass Media
ideology
liberal
conservative
moderate
a body of ideas or views of the world that reflects the socia…
a person expressing political views or policies that favor th…
a person expressing political views or policies that favor tr…
a person opposed to extreme views; one whose political attitu…
ideology
a body of ideas or views of the world that reflects the socia…
liberal
a person expressing political views or policies that favor th…
17 terms
Mass media and public opinion
Public opinion
Four agents of political socialization
Examples of mass media
How to measure public opinion #1
Attitudes held by a significant number of people on matters o…
Family,school,opinion leaders, mass media
Film, books,magazines, Internet
Through elections people set a mandate which are instructions…
Public opinion
Attitudes held by a significant number of people on matters o…
Four agents of political socialization
Family,school,opinion leaders, mass media
14 terms
Public Opinion and Mass Media
ideology
liberal
conservative
moderate
A body of ideas or views of the world that reflect the social…
A person expressing political views or policies that favor th…
A person expressing political views that generally favor trad…
A person opposed to extreme views; one whose political attitu…
ideology
A body of ideas or views of the world that reflect the social…
liberal
A person expressing political views or policies that favor th…
14 terms
Public Opinion and Mass Media
ideology
liberal
conservative
moderate
a body of ideas and views that reflect the needs and values o…
a person expressing views that favor the use of government po…
a person expressing political views that favor traditional va…
a person opposed to extreme views, whose political attitude f…
ideology
a body of ideas and views that reflect the needs and values o…
liberal
a person expressing views that favor the use of government po…
55 terms
Public Opinion and Mass Media
Public Sphere
Private Sphere
Public Policy
Public Opinion
discusses the public issues on national, global, and local le…
personal issues that concern individuals
government actions and laws
measures the peoples position (influences lawmakers) Ex. Comm…
Public Sphere
discusses the public issues on national, global, and local le…
Private Sphere
personal issues that concern individuals
17 terms
Mass Media and Public Opinion
Public Affairs
Public Opinion
Mass Media
Peer Group
Issues and events that concern the people at large.
The attitudes shared by many people about government and poli…
Types of communication that reach large audiences at the same…
People with whom one regularly associates, including friends,…
Public Affairs
Issues and events that concern the people at large.
Public Opinion
The attitudes shared by many people about government and poli…
11 terms
Mass Media and Public Opinion
opinion leader
medium
sample
public opinion
a person who has more than the average influence on public op…
one means of communication
a portion of a population that can represent the whole popula…
governmental or political attitudes held by a significant num…
opinion leader
a person who has more than the average influence on public op…
medium
one means of communication
24 terms
Public opinion and mass media
Sources of public opinion
Mass media
Interest groups
Public officials
Personal background ... Mass media... Interest groups... Public offici…
What's on tv, radio, Internet, newspaper shapes our opinions…
Share a POV about an issue and sometimes unite to promote the…
State views hoping to persuade as many people to support them
Sources of public opinion
Personal background ... Mass media... Interest groups... Public offici…
Mass media
What's on tv, radio, Internet, newspaper shapes our opinions…
24 terms
Mass Media and Public Opinion
Public opinion
Political Socialization
The family
The schools
Attitudes from large number of Americans
Learn ideas and have opinions about issues
Main place young kids get information
The first time students are taught about constitution and ple…
Public opinion
Attitudes from large number of Americans
Political Socialization
Learn ideas and have opinions about issues
17 terms
Mass Media and Public Opinion
Public Affairs
Public Opinion
Mass media
Peer Group
Events and issues that concern many people
The attitude shared by many people about government and polit…
Types of communication that reach large audiences at the same…
people with whom one regularly associates, including friends,…
Public Affairs
Events and issues that concern many people
Public Opinion
The attitude shared by many people about government and polit…
17 terms
Mass media and Public Opinion
Public affairs
Public Opinion
Mass Media
Peer Group
Events and issues that concern many people
The attitudes shared by many people about government and poli…
Types of communication that reach large audiences
People with whom one regularly associates, including friends,…
Public affairs
Events and issues that concern many people
Public Opinion
The attitudes shared by many people about government and poli…
9 terms
Public Opinion (and mass media)
what is po?
factors that influence po
measuring po
interest groups
complex collections of opinions of many different people
family, peer groups, mass media, school, opinion leaders, and…
elections- political parties love
"louder"- more organized one-sided media (opinionated)
what is po?
complex collections of opinions of many different people
factors that influence po
family, peer groups, mass media, school, opinion leaders, and…
27 terms
Public Opinion&Mass Media
Public Sphere
Private Sphere
Public Agenda
Public Opinion
place where society discusses the issues that affect everyone…
place where we discuss issues that deal with our everyday lives
to-do list of issues that much of the public agrees are a pri…
the stance the significant part of the public takes on an iss…
Public Sphere
place where society discusses the issues that affect everyone…
Private Sphere
place where we discuss issues that deal with our everyday lives
34 terms
Public opinion and mass media
How has immigration changed
Simpson-Mazzoli act
What is the relationship between polit…
Who began the era of scientific public…
Mostly hispanics and asians
Requires employers to document employees citizenship
Political orientations grow firmer with age
George gallup
How has immigration changed
Mostly hispanics and asians
Simpson-Mazzoli act
Requires employers to document employees citizenship
16 terms
Public Opinion & Mass Media
Public opinion
Probability sampling (probability samp…
Sampling error (margin of error)
Sampling bias (selection bias)
- def: an expression of the general pop's thoughts on a parti…
- def: a method of sampling that utilizes some form of random…
- def: error in statistical analysis arising from the unrepre…
- def: a bias in which a sample is collected in such a way th…
Public opinion
- def: an expression of the general pop's thoughts on a parti…
Probability sampling (probability samp…
- def: a method of sampling that utilizes some form of random…
43 terms
Public Opinion and Mass Media
ideology
liberal
conservative
moderate
a body of ideas or views of the world that reflect the social…
a person expressing political views or policies that favor th…
a person expressing political views that generally favor trad…
a person opposed to extreme views; one whose political attitu…
ideology
a body of ideas or views of the world that reflect the social…
liberal
a person expressing political views or policies that favor th…
9 terms
Public Opinions and Mass Media
Political Ideologies
Liberal
Conservative
Moderate
Individual beliefs about politics and government.
A person whose views favor more govt involvement in business,…
A person whose political views favor more local, limited govt…
A person opposed to extreme views, in between a Liberal and C…
Political Ideologies
Individual beliefs about politics and government.
Liberal
A person whose views favor more govt involvement in business,…
17 terms
Mass Media and Public Opinions
Public affairs
Public opinion
Mass media
Peer group
Events and issues that concerns many people
The attitudes shared by many people about government and poli…
Types of communication that reach large audiences at the same…
People with whom one regularly associates, including friends,…
Public affairs
Events and issues that concerns many people
Public opinion
The attitudes shared by many people about government and poli…
35 terms
Public Opinion and the Mass Media
Why is the US the most diverse populat…
Define demography.
What are Americans common belief?
Define Question Bias.
immigrants
the study of people
equality
It is proven that a surveyor can altar results.
Why is the US the most diverse populat…
immigrants
Define demography.
the study of people
14 terms
Public Opinions and Mass Media
Ideology
Liberal
Conservative
Moderate
A body of ideas or views of the world that reflect social nee…
A person expressing political views or policies that favor th…
A person expressing political views that generally favor trad…
A person opposed to extreme views; one whose political attitu…
Ideology
A body of ideas or views of the world that reflect social nee…
Liberal
A person expressing political views or policies that favor th…
16 terms
Elections, Public Opinion and the Mass Media
quadrennial
standard bearer
nomination
general election
quadrennial: occurring every fourth year
a leader of a movement or party
The process of candidate selection in an electoral system.
The regularly scheduled election at which voters make a final…
quadrennial
quadrennial: occurring every fourth year
standard bearer
a leader of a movement or party
16 terms
8 Mass Media and Public Opinion
Public Affairs
Public Opinion
Mass Media
Peer Group
These include politics, public issues, and the makin of publi…
Those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
These include the means of communication that reach large, wi…
The people with whom one regularly associates
Public Affairs
These include politics, public issues, and the makin of publi…
Public Opinion
Those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
16 terms
8 Mass Media and Public Opinion
Public Affairs
Public Opinion
Mass Media
Peer Group
These include politics, public issues, and the making of publ…
Those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
These include the means of communication that reach large, wi…
The people with whom one regularly associates
Public Affairs
These include politics, public issues, and the making of publ…
Public Opinion
Those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
16 terms
Elections, Public opinion and The Mass Media
Quadrennial
Standard bearer
Nomination
General election
occurring every four years
A leader of a movement or party
the act of officially naming a candidate
An election held to choose which candidate will hold office
Quadrennial
occurring every four years
Standard bearer
A leader of a movement or party
16 terms
8 Mass Media and Public Opinion
Public Affairs
Public Opinion
Mass Media
Peer Group
These include politics, public issues, and the makin of publi…
Those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
These include the means of communication that reach large, wi…
The people with whom one regularly associates
Public Affairs
These include politics, public issues, and the makin of publi…
Public Opinion
Those attitudes held by a significant number of people on mat…
16 terms
Elections, public opinion and the mass media
Quadrennial
Standard bearer
Nomination
General election
occurring every four years
the leader of an organization, movement, or political party
choosing a candidate to run for office
election held on the first Tuesday of November, during which…
Quadrennial
occurring every four years
Standard bearer
the leader of an organization, movement, or political party
16 terms
Elections,public opinion, and mass media
Quadrennial
Standard bearer
Nomination
General election
happening every four years
the leader of an organization, movement, or political party
the process by which political parties select their candidate…
Election in which voters choose their leaders for elected off…
Quadrennial
happening every four years
Standard bearer
the leader of an organization, movement, or political party
14 terms
Election, Public Opinion & the Mass Media
Quadrennial
Standard bearer
Nomination
General election
happening every four years
the leader of an organization, movement, or political party
the process by which political parties select their candidate…
An election held to choose which candidate will hold office
Quadrennial
happening every four years
Standard bearer
the leader of an organization, movement, or political party
Election,public Opinion & the Mass Media
Quadrennial
Standard bearer
Nomination
General election
occurring every four years
the leader of an organization, movement, or political party
the official endorsement of a candidate for office by a polit…
An election held to choose which candidate will hold office
Quadrennial
occurring every four years
Standard bearer
the leader of an organization, movement, or political party
15 terms
Elections , public opinion & the mass media
Quadrennial
Standard bearer
Nomination
Caucus
happening every four years
the leader of an organization, movement, or political party
the act of officially naming a candidate
A meeting of local party members to choose party officials or…
Quadrennial
happening every four years
Standard bearer
the leader of an organization, movement, or political party
16 terms
Elections,public opinion, & the mass media
Quadrennial
Standard bearer
Nomination
General election
Occurring every fourth year
A leader of a movement or party
The process of candidate selection in an electoral system
The regularly scheduled election at which voters make a final…
Quadrennial
Occurring every fourth year
Standard bearer
A leader of a movement or party
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