GOVT 1111 Unit 3 Lecture Notes - From Public Opinion to...

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From Public Opinion to Media 1. Polling and Democracy: A Wrap Up a. Public opinion taking is the input side 2. The Government of Opinion: Part 2: the output side a. Media defined i. Media: a plural noun ii. Medium- the keyword: a channel through which things pass b. Media as an industry; comprised of business corporations i. Producers and conveyors of messages ii. One large interest group and several competing interest groups iii. Are there too many media- or too few? c. At the end of the day, media corporations are businesses that are aiming to make money d. At the same time functions as an interest group e. People have an incentive to try and alter politics so they have more favorable stories to report on 3. What kinds of media are there? a. Broadcasting media i. Word broadcasting an agriculture related term: b. Narrowcastsing media c. Ether-casting ? 4. The Specter Haunting pluralism in media a. Concentration by merger
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From Opinions to Interests, Interest Groups and Parties 1. From Opinions to Interests
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GOVT 1111 Unit 3 Lecture Notes - From Public Opinion to...

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