Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
Mass Media Introduction Lesson
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Mass Media Introduction Lesson

  • 7,765 views
Published

 

Published in News & Politics , Business
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
7,765
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
145
Comments
0
Likes
1

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Mass Media, Public Opinion & Politics
  • 2. Unit Topics • Bias • Print Media • Radio • T.V. • Political Cartoons • Internet • Public Opinion Polling
  • 3. Today’s Objectives • You will know all of the vocabulary. Backward. Forward. Upside down. You’re going to be an expert. • You will analyze the role the media plays in your own life. I’m going to do it too, it’ll be fun.
  • 4. Types of Mass Media • Make a list. You’ve got 2 minutes. Write down every type of media you can think of. • Mass Media= ways of transmitting information to many people at the same time
  • 5. • Public Opinion: attitudes held by a significant number of people in matters of government and politics.
  • 6. • Public agenda – What sorts of things are on the United State’s public agenda? • Immigration, health care, war(s), gun control, gay marriage, economy, marijuana, alternative fuel sources, global warming – Does that reflect what is important to you? – How does an issue get on the public agenda? • People start talking about it
  • 7. • Bias: being partial to one side of an argument – Are TV news stations biased? – How can you tell if something is biased? • Only tell one side of story • Only focusing on the good or bad aspects of a certain story • What they deem as newsworthy – What biases do certain news stations have? • Fox? • MSNBC? • CNN?
  • 8. What role does media play in your life? • List the mass media on the board in order of least important to most important in your own life. • Pretend it is 1960, what would your list look like then? • What about in 1860?
  • 9. Next Time… • Bias!
  • 10. Wrapping Things Up… • Take out your vocabulary/guided notes sheet • Here’s what you’re going to do: • Using the three words on your sheet and three of the types of mass media, write a couple sentences using them together on the back of your notes. • Don’t give me definitions, just use them in such a way that shows you know what they mean. • Hand it to me on your way out or finish it for homework.