4_04 - Select TWO of the following three questions and...

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Select TWO of the following three questions and write a two paragraph response to them. How has the media and technology changed the way political parties operate and nominate candidates? Give three examples to prove your theory. Have changes in the formal presidential nomination procedures since the mid-1960's made the process more democratic? Name three specific changes that have occurred. Describe the impact the complex nomination and convention process has on the political process? 1. Media and technology has shifted the methods in which political parties operate and nominate candidates by enabling more public access. Before the later half of the 20th century, Presidents only source of advertising their platform was the newspaper, radio, and a campaign trail. Now, they have access to several more technologies, such the internet and television. Today, these are widespread, enabling presidents to access millions of people in a matter of seconds. The rise in these technologies have caused a rise in funding to support them; millions and millions of
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This note was uploaded on 05/15/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Dannicatambay during the Fall '08 term at UPenn.

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