Agenda Setting: Definition, Function, Process & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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The agenda setting theory was first introduced in _____ by Dr. Maxwell McCombs and Dr. Donald Shaw.

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1. Which of the following is true regarding agenda setting?

2. Which of the following would be an example of an obtrusive issue?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet both can help check your understanding of agenda setting and how it is used using technology. You will be quizzed over examples of agenda setting.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these assessments, you can quickly gauge your understanding of:

  • Who displays news and how much of it
  • Things to consider when examining the influences of media in regards to agenda setting
  • Examples of agenda setting
  • Example of an obtrusive issue

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - use your knowledge to answer questions about the purpose of agenda setting
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on agenda setting
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding an example of an obtrusive issue and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about agenda setting, check out the lesson titled Agenda Setting: Definition, Function, Process & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Define agenda setting
  • Determine who first introduced the agenda setting theory
  • Examine the relationship between technology and agenda setting
  • Learn what obtrusive issues affect