Chapter 7 Vocabulary - Cheyann Beck March 8 2016 Period 1...

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Cheyann Beck March 8, 2016 Period 1 Chapter 7 Vocab : The Mass Media & the Political Agenda 1. High-Tech Politics: A politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers and the political agenda itself are increasingly shaped by technology 2. Mass Media : Television, radio, newspapers, magazines, the Internet, and other means of popular communication 3. Media Events : Events that are purposely staged for the media and that are significant just because the media are there 4. Press Conferences : Meetings of public officials with reporters 5. Investigative Journalism : The use of in-depth reporting to unearth scandals, scams, and schemes, at times putting reporters in adversarial relationships with political leaders 6. Print Media : Newspapers and magazines, as compared with electronic media 7. Electronic media : Television, radio, and the Internet, as compared with print media 8. Narrowcasting : Media programming on cable TV (e.g., on MTV, ESPN, or C-SPAN) or

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