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mass media

the entire array of organizations through which information is collected and disseminated to the general public

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news media

media providing the public with new information about subjects of public interest

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yellow journalism

a form of newspaper publishing in vogue in the late nineteenth century that featured pictures, comics, colors, and sensationalized newspaper coverage

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muckraking

a form of journalism, in vogue in the early twentieth century, devoted to exposing misconduct by government, business, and individual politicians

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press release

a document offering an official comment or position

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press briefing

a relatively restricted session between a press secretary or aide and the press

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press conference

an unrestricted session between an elected official and the press

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media effects

the influence of news sources on public opinion

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agenda setting

the process of forming the list of issues to be addressed by government

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framing

the process by which a news organization defines a political issue and consequently affects opinion about the issue

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on the record

information provided to a journalist that can be released and attributed by name to the source

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off the record

information provided to a journalist that will not be released to the public

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on the background

information provided to a journalist that will not be attributed to a named source

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deep background

information provided to a journalist that will not be attributed to any source

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prior restraint

Constitutional doctrine that prevents the government from prohibiting speech or publication before the fact; generally held to be in violation of the First Amendment

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content regulations

limitations on the substances of the mass media

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equal time rule

the rule that requires broadcast stations to sell air time equally to all candidates in a political in a political campaign if they choose to sell it to any

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right of rebuttal

the rule that requires broadcast stations to give individuals the right to have the opportunity to respond to personal attacks made on a radio or TV broadcast

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narrowcasting

targeting media programming at specific populations within society

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citizen journalists

ordinary individuals who collect, report, and analyze news content