Chapter 9 Outline
A. 4th branch of govt
B. Mass Media
1. All forms of communication w/ govt
2. News Media
a) Focuses on political issues
(1) TV 93%
(2) Internet 78%
(3) Printed source 77%
(4) Radio 76%
3. TV v Internet
Subjective Vs. Objective
Subjective information is one persons opinion
Objective information reviews many points of view and is
intended to be unbiased
What is Public Opinion?
The aggregation of views shared by a segment of society on
issues of interes
Government is made up of the formal institutions and processes
through which decisions are made for a group of people
Governments consist of three main components
Why are people, powers, and policies conside
The Presidency Quick Hitters
Where does the POTUS reside?
What room does the President work from?
What is the address to the White House?
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Roles of the President
Article II of the Constitution outl