Chapter 7 -AP GOV VoOCAB - Chapter 7 Vocabulary 1 High-Tech...

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Chapter 7 Vocabulary 1. High-Tech Politics - politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers and the agenda itself are shaped by technology 2. Mass Media - television, radio, newspapers, magazines, the Internet, and other means of popular communication 3. Media Event - events purposely staged for the media that nonetheless look spontaneous. In keeping with politics as theater, media events can be staged by individuals, groups, and government officials, especially presidents 4. Press Conference - meetings of public officials with reporters 5. Investigative Journalism - the use of in-depth reporting to unearth scandals, scams, and schemes, which at times puts reporters in adversarial relationships with political leaders 6. Print Media – Newspapers, magazine, etc. 7. Broadcast Media – Television, Radio, Video, Etc. 8. Narrowcasting - media programming on cable TV or the Internet that is focused on one topic and aimed at a particular audience. Examples include MTV, ESPN, and C-SPAN 9.

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