Ch 22: Role and Influence of the U.S. Media

About This Chapter

Use these video lessons and quizzes to look at how the U.S. media influences the public's political views. Examine government regulations on the media and define media bias.

Role and Influence of the U.S. Media - Chapter Summary

This chapter's video lessons explore ways that media coverage can impact the public's attitudes towards political issues. You'll see how the media is often a factor in elections. Other lessons explore types of bias the media may exhibit. Government regulations regarding the media are also covered here. These lessons will help you to:

  • Explain the influence of the media in the formation of political views
  • Define media bias and give examples
  • Look at types of media criticism
  • Identify what media does in elections and its role in government actions
  • Analyze laws regarding the media

Our brief video lessons explain these topics in an entertaining fashion. They're taught by experts in the field, and you can contact the instructor if you have a question. Quizzes at the end of each lesson let you assess your learning and become familiar with answering these types of questions in a computer-based format.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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