american govt quiz 3.txt

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  1. The media role that encourages them to investigate and report on public officials is known as the
    watchdog role
  2. Understanding how people acquire their attitudes can make it possible to use that information to control what people think.
    true
  3. The aggregate of public beliefs or attitudes about government or politics is known as ____________.
    public opinion
  4. One of the most common ways that the media covers Congress is through investigations and scandals.
    true
  5. The ____________ model allows government officials more freedom of choice to decide what is in the public interest.
    Trustee
  6. The desire of a survey respondent to give socially acceptable answers to questions is known as the _________________.
    halo effect
  7. When a survey respondent gives answers that do not reflect their true beliefs there is _________ bias.
    response
  8. A _______________ is where individuals are selected to represent the public interest in government decisions.
    republic
  9. ___________________ assumes that public opinion drives the political machine.
    democratic theory
  10. Writing something that is false and injures another person is known as ______________.
    libel
  11. Journalism that features coverage of scandals, sensationalism and other unethical practices is known as _____________ journalism.
    yellow
  12. The earliest form of investigative journalism or reporting was known as ________________ journalism.
    muckraking
  13. The way that people acquire attitudes, beliefs and orientations is known as ___________________.
    socialization
  14. Liberals believe in less government intervention to help those who are unable to help themselves.
    false
  15. The measurement of public opinion is known as ______________.
    survey research
  16. The _____________ doctrine requires radio and television broadcast license holders to present controversial issues of public importance in a fair and balanced manner.
    fairness
  17. The difference in men and women in their party identification is known as the _______________.
    gender gap
  18. The entity that regulates the media and telecommunications world is the __________.
    FCC
  19. The media is unusual in the sense that they are mostly private companies whose purpose is to make money, but they are also expected to serve a public function.
    true
  20. In the early 1900's journalism became more professional with journalism schools teaching journalists to be more _____________________.
    objective
  21. A persons political attitudes tend to stay static (not change) over the course of their life.
    false
  22. _________________ is/are the government banning expression of ideas before their publication.
    prior restraint
  23. The __________ model says that public opinion is the principal source of government legitimacy.
    delegate

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