American Politics Thru Film-page18

American Politics Thru Film-page18 - -Race Story Line...

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All The Presidents Men - Heroic Journalism meaning? - How the journalists changes the world? - Corporate v. Heroic journalism. o Talking about shut them down. o What your saying, based on your party affiliation is probably sponsored by a media that suits your political affilitiation. - Hard v. Soft News/Journalism o Hard = Newspaper o Soft=Colbert Report Why is Congress Unpopular? - All of the things that make Democracy unpopular. - Fleas can be taught nearly anything that a Congressman can” – Mark Twain What Affects Public Opinion - The family - Religion - Gender - Higer Education - Race - Occupational Experiences
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Unformatted text preview: -Race Story Line -Compromise v. Truth -Group v. Individual -Deliberation v. Decisiveness -Talk v. Action Irony of Wilson -Unusual Individual, BUT o A genuine Congressman o Expertise o Information o District o Compromise/Negotiation/Power o (And don’t forget-ideals) o It took a larger than life person to give us the lesson. A Day in the Life of Congressman John Olver -Appropriations Committee -Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development -Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related agencies -Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course POLI SCI 201 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UMass (Amherst).

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