AP GOVERNMENT Chapter 7 Mass Media - Term Definition beats...

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Term:beatsDefinition:specific locations from which newsfrequently emanates, such as the WhiteHouse or Supreme CourtTerm:chainsDefinition:newspapers published by massivemedia conglomerates; accounts for75% of nation's national newspapercirculationTerm:CNNDefinition:pioneered 24 hour news coverageTerm:effects of mediaDefinition:1. influences criteria by which publicevaluates political leaders2.influences what Americans see as"news"3.influences the importance thatpeople attach to problems
Term:FCCDefinition:Federal CommunicationsCommission; established in 1934 toissue licenses to and providesoversight for operating radio, TV,phone, cable, satelliteTerm:Franklin D. RooseveltDefinition:developed a strong relationship withthe press; used "fireside chats" todirectly address the public; firstpresident to manipulate media politicsTerm:high tech politicsDefinition:a political environment in which thebehavior of citizens and policy makersand the political agenda itself are

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