Drugs in American Society Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 5 :
Drugs in the Media

Quiz 5 :
Drugs in the Media

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According to the discussion on media bias, ________.
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The period during which media attention was most strongly focused on drug use and abuse was the:
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In terms of number of people that drug use kills each year in the United States, ________.
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Sensationalistic stories of drug harm erupted for different drugs at different times. For these stories, match up the decade with the drug during which these stories most typically erupted.
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The harm that the media attributed marijuana with causing during the 1930s was that use of the drug would cause the user to:
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The effect caused by smoking crack cocaine in the 1980s that the media most emphasized was:
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The news stories that reported that LSD causes chromosome damage and result in the user passing on birth defects to his or her offspring was:
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This chapter is based mainly on which of the following sources of news media?
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The author emphasizes that charges of media bias are commonly lodged by observers with particular approaches or perspectives. Which of the following is the author regarding as bias with respect to the media reporting the drug story? The extent to which these stories:
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Which of the following theories of media bias is most strongly focused on the factor of hegemony or institutional bias in stressing the slant of media drug stories? The:
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Which of the following theories is most likely to be influenced by the cardinal rule, verify a story with two or more sources? The:
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News stories in the 1960s about the harm caused by the use of LSD:
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Media stories on the use of PCP in the 1970s tended to emphasize that the use of the drug would cause the user to:
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Which of the following assertions about methamphetamine, as reported by the media in the late 1980s, turned out to be true? The use of meth:
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Which of the following media assertions about the use of crack cocaine in the 1980s was later verified by scientific research?
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Which of the following media assertions about the use of crack cocaine in the 1980s was later verified by scientific research?
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Which of the following theories best explains media bias on the drug story? The:
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The year that drug use was most frequently in the news was:
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The year the American public most strongly believed that drug abuse was the nation's number one problem was:
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Sociologists refer to an episode during which the public or the media express concern or fear from a given agent or threat that is exaggerated, out of proportion to, and less serious than its objective danger or potential damage:
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