Chapter 12 Outline Jason Tang per 1 - Chapter 12 Outline

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Chapter 12 Outline Jason Tang per 1 XII. The Media and Democracy Introduction: 1. The Emergence of the Media > Mass media – Abundance of types of media where information is transferred from sources to the people A. Newspapers > Evolutionary period, newspapers effective tools for mobilizing public opinion > The primary vehicle for debate over ratification of Constitution such as the Federalist papers a. Muckraking and Yellow Journalism > Muckraking - a style of investigative reporting uncovering scandals and certain abuses in the society or economy/ government > Yellow journalism: colorful, illustrated, sensationalized organs of half-truth, innuendo, and outright lies B. Magazines > They are less publicized and what not than newspapers for political information > They have a very broad range of circulation and it has a crucial role in political education of Americans C. Radio > Radio technology was advanced and revolutionized during World War I, and became prominent from 1930s until after World War II
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