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Ezequiel Pardo1stperiodChapter 7 VocabularyHigh-tech politics- A politics in which the behavior of citizens and policymakers and the politicalagenda itself are increasingly shaped by technology.Mass media- Television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and other means of popular communication.Media event- Events purposely staged for the media that nonetheless look spontaneous. In keeping with politics as theater, they can be staged by individuals, groups, and government officials, especially presidents.Press conferences- Meetings of public officials with reporters.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.Censorship-Print media- Newspapers and magazines, as compared with broadcast media.Broadcast media- Television and radio, as compared with print media.Chains- Newspapers published by massive media conglomerates that account for over four-fifths

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