UGA TELE 3010 - Final Exam Study Guide (7 pages)

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Final Exam Study Guide


This final is not cumulative. The material here is what will be covered on the exam, with some important information from the book.

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University of Georgia
Tele 3010 - Intro Telecom

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TELE 3010 1nd Edition Final Exam Study Guide Lecture 18 Media and Politics True or False The Framer s of the Constitution provided an extensive provision to make sure citizens were informed on government issues False The Framer s provided no such provision They knew they wanted a democracy but they didn t account for the fact that citizens might need to be informed on what is going on The Nixon v Kennedy televised debate demonstrates the importance of Appearance in politics Describe mediated politics in the 20th century Newspapers They serve the public in that they are a social responsibility of the press Internet Comes in the form of social media blogging news portals and discussions A very horizontal form of communication TV This is the central site of public affairs information A very vertical form of communication Radio Radio has a limited role in serving democracy but was very useful for President FDR and his fireside chats Which publication is known as the paper of record NY Times What are wire services They either do original reporting or they pick up a story from their subscribing news partners Why is investigative reporting so crucial to newspapers Investigative reporting has the largest staff therefore is the most crucial wheel to the newspaper During politics it is the investigative reporting that searches for the breaking headlines within political campaigns What role does public relations play in media and politics PR practitioners are hired to get people re elected or elected They are responsible for damage control efforts and cleaning up any messes or scandals What is the line of the day The line of the day is the standard or agenda for what the discussion will be within media so for example it is whatever is hot within the news at the moment In entertainment news it might be something Kim Kardashian just did to shock the world In political sense it is the President s spin on whatever issue is present at the time Describe what the echo chamber refers

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