Flashcards in Chapter 18 Terms Deck (25)
What type of propaganda: "Barbra Streisand supports Hillary Clinton"
Supreme Court case resulted in the ruling that falsehood is constitutionally protected unless a public figure can demonstrate that the source of the libel has acted in reckless disregard of the truth
New York Times v Sullivan
What type of propaganda: "My opponents is a radical liberal"
Term refers to the sum of government's goals and actions made in response to public opinion
Labels applies to someone who does not call himself a conservative or a liberal
Events, family, peers, media, institutions, and Christ
Opinion influence factors
Public service network with the major goal of covering the House and Senate proceedings without editing, commentary, or analysis
Label assigned to attitudes or policies that favor government intervention in national problems
Another name for an "insert groups"
Amendment that guarantees freedom of the press
A country's management of its international relations
First national newspaper in the United States
New York Tribune
What type of propaganda: "Jimmy Carter understands; he's one of us"
Term that means a group of people who share the same opinions on a political issue and unite to influence governmental officials
What type of propaganda: "Everyone is voting for Ronald Reagan"
Term meaning "friend of the court" refers to a person who files briefs or testifies in an effort to influence government officials
Nation's management of its internal affairs called
Published false statements that injure someone's reputation
What type of propaganda: "I promise a kinder, gentler nation"
Term means that government cannot review and censor information before it is presented to the public (except during wartime)
What type of propaganda: " Our party stands for the flag and the Statue of Liberty"
Those opinions held by private persons which governments find it prudent to heed
What type of propaganda: "Obviously, all the facts prove that may opponent has never kept one promise"
Explain the difference between modern political liberals and conservatives
Liberals have continued to broaden the idea of freedom to include "freedoms" such as abortion, not fault divorce, and homosexual marriage. Liberalism has to come to refer to the polices that favor government expansion.
Contemporary conservatives are still influenced by 19th century liberalism, which emphasizes individual freedom and limits this freedom places on government. As a result, ocnservativtism often refers to a reluctance to expand government authority, especially at the cost of emphasizing individual responsibility