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American Democracy Now Study Set 2

Political Science

Quiz 10 :

The Media

Quiz 10 :

The Media

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Shows such as Samantha Bee's Full Frontal that unite comedy and political content are best described as
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Which of the following statements about the press in the 1830s is FALSE?
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C

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The sheer quantity and constant availability of information, which may cause media consumers to dismiss the significance of particular events, is known as
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The media perform which of the following political functions?
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Political scientist Shanto Iyengar argues that a process known as ________ sets a context that helps people understand important events and matters of shared interest.
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Where was the battleship Maine when it exploded in February 1898?
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Traditional media sources include all of the following, EXCEPT
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Before the advent of non-print media, the most notable exception to the historically one-way tradition of people forming opinions based on what they read, heard, and saw was
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What major factor, in addition to new technology, led newspapers in the 1830s to lower their prices?
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How can today's media consumers be sure that the information that they are receiving is accurate?
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Gallup Organization surveys show that public trust and confidence in the mass media is ________ it was in the mid-1970s.
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Which of the following is the dominant medium by which young children receive both entertainment and socialization?
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Which of the following has the greatest influence on enabling people to communicate their views?
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Encouraging the outbreak of the Spanish-American War is the most famous example of what type of journalism?
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Which pre-Revolutionary British legislation directly attacked colonial American newspapers?
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Early in the 19th century, advances in technology allowed newspapers to drop their prices, which made possible newspapers known as the
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Information appearing on social media, blogs, or reputable websites
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New media include all of the following, EXCEPT
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Which of the following is the best way to describe the manner in which the media influence the setting of the public agenda?
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Which of the following best describes the journalists in the era of muckraking?
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