"Media and the Presidency"
In this chapter you have learned about the basic forms of mass media, the role
of mass media in politics, and government regulation of the mass media. The
mass media—television, newspapers, radio—exercise considerable influence
on politics today. In this activity you will take a closer look at the evolution
of the media in presidential politics.
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Directions Read through the essay to learn about the changing relationship between the media and politicians. Take notes as you examine each page.
After you have read through the information, answer the following questions.
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