The Challenge of Democracy

Political Science

Quiz 6 :

The Media

Quiz 6 :

The Media

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In the United States today,the mass media
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The traditional division of mass media into _________ has been made problematic by the Internet.
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A poll of Americans who had seen or heard of Michael Moore's 2007 documentary Sicko found that _________ changed their mind and said health-care reform was more necessary.
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A recent example of popular music conveying a political message is "Born This Way," by Lady Gaga,which focuses on
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The first newspapers in the United States were
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Newspapers did not move toward independent ownership and large circulation until
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_________ occurs when a media outlet such as a magazine informs a relatively small number of group leaders who follow news in a specific area,and those leaders in turn mobilize their followers to put pressure on public officials.
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​Journalistic norms of objectivity and accuracy grew,some say,because of 
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Counting both print and online users,news readership of newspapers​
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​To stay in business in the digital age,many newspapers have __________ their online content,with varying degrees of success.
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___________ are group leaders who follow news in specific areas.​
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The first media technology to make broadcast journalists into household names was
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Despite new technological options,and despite criticism that in its current form it polarizes politics in an unhealthy way,_____ of Americans listen to traditional AM/FM radio weekly.
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The Internet was started
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__________ percent of surveyed adults indicated that they learned about the 2008 political campaign from comedy shows like The Daily Show,The Colbert Report,or Saturday Night Live.
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More and more,cable news seems analogous to
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​Early TV network news programs focused their evening news programs on
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Some research indicates that people who watch partisan news become​
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Reaction to a film posted on YouTube made by an Egyptian-American that mocked the Muslim prophet Muhammad is an example of the influence of new media platforms; that they
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The amount of information online is so vast that most people rely on _________ to help them determine which news is real and important.​
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