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Unformatted text preview: or persuade the public, set the agenda, the public does not always react in the precedent matter. ← ← The section on the media made it seem pretty straightforward ← Claimsmaking media public reaction Public policy ← ← Think about how we poll, wording of a question. ← Many polls ask questions that are worded in a way to get people to agree to the pollsters point of view ← Many questions are simply worded poorly, double negatives, double-barreled questions, forced-choices, etc. ← ← Many questions use words to prime ← ← Life is complex, questions on surveys are usually not. ← Respondents usually know the right answer ← ← Priming-...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course SOCIOLOGY 102 taught by Professor Mcdonald during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '08