Chapter 10 Media

  1. Tools used to store and deliver information or data
  2. News shows that combine entertainment and news, hybrid of words information and entainment.
  3. The process by which the media set a context that helps people understand important events and matters of shared interest.
  4. The public issues that most demand the atention of government officials.
    Public Agenda
  5. Bring certain policies on issues to the public agenda through media coverage.
  6. A Letter in which a reader responds to a story in a newspaper, knowing that the letter might be published in that paper.
    Letter to the editor
  7. Newspapers that sold for a penny in the 1830s.
    Penny Press
  8. The Practice of gathering and reporting events.
  9. Irresponsible, sensationalist approach to news reporting, so named after the yellow ink used in the "Yellow Kid" cartoons in the New York World.
    Yellow Journalism
  10. Criticism and exposes of curruption in government and industry by journalists at the turn of the twentieth century.
  11. Cable television, the Internet, blogs, and satellite technology.
    New Media
  12. President Franklin Roosevelt's radio addresses to the country.
    Fireside Chats
  13. A format featuring conversations and interviews about topics of interest, along with call-ins from listeners.
    Talk Radio
  14. Requirement that stations provide equal time to all parties regarding important public issues and equal access to airtime to all candidates for public office.
    Fairnes Doctrine
  15. The practice of aiming media ontent at specific segments of the public.
  16. The breaking down of the media according to the specfic audiences they target.
    Media Segmentation
  17. The quality of looking good on TV.
  18. The inequality of acess to computers and Internet connections.
    Digital Divide
  19. The amount of data that an travel hrough a network in a given time period.
  20. A video Weblog.
  21. Individuals who simulataneously consume information and news and produce information in the form of videos, blogs,and Web sites.
  22. The practice of mobilizing voters using the Internet.
  23. A community, or soical network, of bloggers
  24. The Inetnet-centered political efforts on behalf of canidates and causes.
  25. The merging of various forms of media, including newspapers, television stations, radio networks, andblogs, under one corporate roof and one set of business and editoril leaders.
  26. The idea that Internet traffic e-mail, Web site content,videos, and phone calls should flow without interference or discrimination by those who own or run the Internet pipeline.
    Net Neutrality
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Chapter 10 Media
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