Chapter 10 Practice Test

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1. Politicians have become more heavily dependent on the media as… a. The public has become better educated. b. The federal bureaucracy has enlarged itself. c. Public affairs have become much more complex. d. The scope of government has expanded. e. Political party organizations have declined. 2. Compared with other Western democracies, the U.S. has… a. A more nationally oriented media. b. A greater variety of extreme left- and right-wing views. c. More government supervision of the content of media. d. More private ownership of broadcast media. e. Greater concentration of control over the media in a few hands. 3. Which of the following was a milestone in the development of a reasonably nonpartisan and unbiased press? a. The establishment of the Gazette of the United States during the Washington administration. b. The establishment of the Associated Press in 1848. c. The creation of the National Intelligence by Jacksonian Democrats. d. The rise of magazines of opinion in the late 1800s. e. The rise of competition from radio in the 1920s. 4. Which of the following was not among the factors that made government subsidies of the press obsolete? a. The establishment of the Government Printing Office. b. The rise3 of newspapers associated with particular political parties or factions. c. The development of the high-speed rotary press. d. Urbanization. e. B and C. 5. Which of the following was not among the achievements of the mass-based press, exemplified by Hearst and Pulitzer? a. Instituting responsible an unbiased journalism. b. Beginning the creation of a national political culture. c. Proving the feasibility of a press free of government subsidy or control. d. Revealing public scandal. e. Criticizing public policy. 6. Which of the following was not associated with the rise of national magazines around the turn of the century? a.
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