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Practicing Texas Politics Enhanced

Political Science

Quiz 6 :

The Media and Politics

Quiz 6 :

The Media and Politics

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When it comes to measures of civic engagement like voter turnout,being involved in groups,donating to charity,and volunteering and discussing political issues online,how do Texans stack up?
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D

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People are more likely to hear and remember ideas and information if they come from which source?
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B

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What happened when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)abolished the Fairness Doctrine in 1987?
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C

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As of 2018,which of these is the major gatherer of news?
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American courts are very hesitant to allow prior restraint.As a consequence,which of the following statements is true?
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Generally speaking,which source of information do most people trust the least?
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Which of the following statements regarding freedom of the press in Texas is true?
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What has been the trend in media ownership in Texas?
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Newspapers were once the nation's main source of news.What has been responsible for their decline?
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Which was an important aspect of Rick Perry's highly successful 2010 gubernatorial campaign?
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Kenyon,a recent African American graduate from journalism school,is least likely to be hired at which media outlet?
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Daniel tends to seek out sources of news that support what he already believes.Which of the following is Daniel exhibiting?
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Which type of candidate is generally supported by Texas newspapers?
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What is a news medium engaging in when it focuses on a narrow audience defined by a special interest?
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What is the most prevalent ethnic minority media outlet in Texas?
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Which amendment to the U.S.Constitution protects freedom of the press?
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What was the result of the 1964 Supreme Court case New York Times Co.v.Sullivan?
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What is it called when the news media say how important an issue is or which part of a situation is most important?
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How did the three major television networks respond when they began to face competition from cable news in the 1980s?
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Which of the following statements regarding public radio stations like KERA and KUHF is true?
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