Explain the adversarial relationship between media and government.Provide an example.
Why is there little coverage by any entity other than the elite media of likely international trouble spots?
In 2009, Iranians used computers and mobile phones to organize against rigged elections and a corrupt regime.In what ways does social media possess the potential to undermine dictatorial regimes? Is this form of media sustainable as an outlet for free speech? Cite specific examples.
Television commentators often proclaim "winners" and "losers" in presidential primary races, labeling certain candidates "front-runners." What is the effect of such labeling? How does it contribute to the "bandwagon effect" and what result does this produce on the outcome of a political campaign?