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Media Lecture Outline Is the media regulated by the government? How has the nationalization of the news media has contributed to the homogenization of American politics? How does the media shape public perception of the news?
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Is the media regulated by the government? Radio/Television versus Print media Television/Radio Federal Communications Commission 1934 Telecommunications Act of 1996 Equal time rule Right of rebuttal Fairness doctrine The internet?  Reno vs. ACLU 1997
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The nationalization and homogenization of the  news centralization of ownership by a few large corporations  Nationalization original sources of the news  Homogenization Of the same or similar nature or kind
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Unformatted text preview: Uniform in structure or composition throughout Should we be concerned about the homogenization of news? News enclaves groups seeking specialized information not provided by the mainstream media How does the media shape public perception of the news? Agenda setting the power of the media to bring public attention to particular issues and problems Framing the power of the media to influence how events and issues are interpreted Priming the process of preparing the public to take a particular view of an event or political actor...
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