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1
Over the course of American history, newspapers have become increasingly more partisan in their political coverage.
A)True
B)False
2
The New York Times embraced objective journalism in the late 1800s.
A)True
B)False
3
Both newspaper publishers and broadcasters have been equally subjected to regulation by the federal government to assign service areas for coverage.
A)True
B)False
4
The term "agenda setter" is used to describe the news media's ability to influence what is on people's minds.
A)True
B)False
5
In general, the press is less interested in reporting on institutions such as Congress or the courts than on people.
A)True
B)False
6
The American media often offer the American people widely different versions of the news.
A)True
B)False
7
The U.S. media are poorly equipped to play a signaling role.
A)True
B)False
8
Newer media relies on partisanship to build their audience.
A)True
B)False
9
Objective journalism is based on reporting "facts" rather than relating the opinions of the writer.
A)True
B)False
10
The media differs from interest groups and political parties in that the media are more inclined to promote and defend particular specific interests.
A)True
B)False







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