Notes on Indirect lobbying - Indirect lobbying The public Education place issues on publics agenda using media direct mail and publicity stunts Issue

Notes on Indirect lobbying - Indirect lobbying The public...

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Indirect lobbying: The public Education: place issues on public’s agenda using media, direct mail, and publicity stunts Issue advocacy ads Reforms 527 groups Mobilize the public Larger membership groups are more successful Get-out-the-vote movements Indirect lobbying, cont’d. Unconventional tactics Social protest and mass movements: public activities designed to bring attention to political causes; usually done by those without access to conventional means of expressing their views
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Unformatted text preview: Astroturf political campaigns Grassroots lobbying: indirect lobbying efforts that spring from widespread public concern vs. Astroturf lobbying: indirect lobbying efforts by interest groups that manipulate or create public sentiment, “astroturf” being artificial grassroots Pure grassroots lobbying is becoming increasingly rare, but astroturf public interest lobbying is growing Lobbying moving away from Congress to public, but this may not be any more democratic...
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  • Spring '13
  • Gyani
  • Public Relations, advocacy group, Advocacy, Astroturfing, Indirect Lobbying

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