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11 Interest Groups and the Mass Media -- Part 2
The National Grange, the American Bar Association, the National Education Association, and the National Rifle Association are some of the groups that would promote a specific cause.
The League of Women Voters, the American Association of Retired Persons, the American Bar Association, and the National Council of Churches are examples of public interest groups.
Lobbying by interest group members and others outside the organization is known as litigation lobbying, grassroots lobbying, direct lobbying, and coalition lobbying.
I'm directing the government.
The media executives and news editors who decide which events to present and how to present the news are called content regulators.
Political parties are more involved in the election process than interest groups are.
Only political parties can nominate candidates for office.
It is possible to restrict membership in an interest group.
Political parties control the government.
Some people don't belong to interest groups.
Issues that affect their memberships are the focus of interest groups.
The functions of an interest group are reflected in the other answer choices.
gun ownership is a right of citizens according to the National Rifle Association.
General agricultural interests are promoted by the National Grange.
The interests of organized labor are protected by the Teamsters Union.
The American Bar Association and the National Education Association are professional groups.
The League of Women Voters is a public interest group.
The National Council of Churches, the American Jewish Congress, and the AARP promote causes.
The American Bar Association is a professional group.
At the local level, grassroots lobbying attempts to reach the average voter.
Lobbying involves taking an issue to court.
Lobbyists and policymakers have personal contacts.
Several interest groups have common goals.
The Federal Regulation of Lobbying Act requires registration under more circumstances than the Lobbying Disclosure Act.
The Federal Regulation of Lobbying Act was used to try to influence members of Congress.
The first attempt to regulate lobbying was made in 1976.
Lobbying laws became more comprehensive.
Lobbying of members of Congress, congressional staff, or policymakers in the executive branch was covered by the Act.
The organization and ownership of broadcasting companies are controlled by structural regulations.
Government regulation affects radio and television more than newspapers.
Competition was broadened by the Telecommunications Act.
interstate and foreign communication are regulated by the FCC.
The broadcast media is subject to regulation.
Franklin Roosevelt used the radio to inform the American people about the economy and the war.
Mass media functions include agenda setting, informed public, and shaping public opinion.
The mass media doesn't direct government.
Media executives, news editors, and prominent reporters decide which events to present and how to present them.
Political parties and interest groups are not the same.
Creating awareness among the public, linking the public and government, providing information, and creating avenues for political participation are some of the functions that interest groups perform.
There are three types of interest groups.
Influence elections, lobbying, litigation, and going public are some of the strategies used by interest groups.
Political action committees are groups that raise money for political candidates.
Federal, state, and local laws regulate interest group activities.
Newspapers, magazines, radio, television, and the internet are mass media.
Agenda setting is a major role of the media.
Privately owned mass media in the United States.
Government regulation of broadcast media includes technical, structural, and content regulation.
Gatekeepers are the media executives, news editors, and prominent reporters who decide which events to present.
The press can have more access to the president through the Office of the Press Secretary.
The media's influence is often criticized for its bias in reporting.
More and more Americans are getting their news from the Internet rather than from traditional news outlets; some critics note the potential unreliability of news reported in the Internet age.
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