Media
Opinion
Main Ideas
Mass
Facts
100
means of communication that reach widely dispersed audiences at the same time
What is mass media?
100
a method in which the media tries to gauge public opinion
What is a public opinion poll?
100
Views on which of the following are not properly part of public opinion... foreign policy national defense individual taxes news broadcasters
What are news broadcasters?
100
the mass media seems to affect politics most by doing this.
What is focusing people's attention on certain issues?
100

Polls that sought to read the publics mind by asking the same question of large number of people  

What is a Straw Vote/Poll. 

200
a means of communication
What is a medium?
200
a portion of a population that can represent the whole population.
What is a sample?
200
Children acquire their basic attitudes that will most likely influence their future opinions from this.
What is family?
200
Attitudes held by a significant number of persons concerning governmental and political questions are known as this.
What is public opinion?
200
list two factors that limit the impact of the media.
What is people are selective, radio/tv seldom provide in-depth coverage, only a small part of public follows political events?
300
governmental or political attitudes held by a significant number of people
What is public opinion?
300
private organizations that work to affect public policy in order to benefit their own concerns.
What are interest groups?
300
The most reliable measure of public opinion.
What is scientific polls?
300
the state that Mitt Romney was governor of.
What is Massachusetts?
300
put the following in order from most accurate to least accurate. straw vote quota sample random sample
What is random sample, quota sample, straw vote?
400

A sharply focused, short report

What is a sound bite?

400
a sample in which each member of the universe has an equal chance of being included
What is a random sample?
400
These are taken to determine people's attitudes and viewpoints.
What are polls?
400
which of the following is least likely to be an opinion leader neighbor television commentator newspaper columnist prominent labor leader
What is neighbor?
400
the instructions given to a candidate by his/her constituents.
What is a mandate?
500
a person who has more than the average influence on public opinion
Who is an opinion leader?
500
a sample constructed to represent the major characteristics of the universe
What is a quota sample?
500
this is the most influential source of political information for most people... (type of medium)
What is TV?
500
this is the first step in the scientific polling process.
What is defining the universe?
500
asking the same question to a large number of people
What is a straw vote?
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