Lecture 10-Government

Lecture 10-Government - Government and Politics Goals of...

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Government and Politics
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Goals of Government Public Affairs Informing constituents about the activities of an agency Ensuring active cooperation with government programs Fostering citizen support for established policies and programs Serving as the public’s advocate to government Managing internal information Facilitating media relations Building community and nation
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Informing Constituents Every agency has a public affairs function from one person to as large as a global firm Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998-transfers USIA to the State Dept. With the purpose of making foreign policy more agile International Broadcasting Former USIA is now governed by Broadcasting Board of Governors-oversees Voice of America, WorldNet Televisions 2004 launch of Alhurra
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Ensuring Active Cooperation An informed citizenry ensures that elected and appointed officials understand the needs of society-even in emerging nations public affairs is a tactical tool Government is to provide services impractical for individuals---
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