Discuss the ways in which a candidate can use media in order to express their message, including air, ground, and web based media. Explain the role of partisan views with these systems© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 3:23 am ad1c9bdddf
A candidate in today's world can express his or her message many ways. This includes air (Television and both traditional radio waves and satellite radio), ground, speeches and print, and web based media including traditional web sites, blogs, Skype and other live web based means. For air, he or she can have their live or pre-recorded debates broadcast on television through antennae mode, cable mode and satellite mode as well as radio via AM, FM and satellite. Their debates are often (I'm referring to presidential candidates here) on both public and private radio stations too. They (the politicians) can also have their commercials broadcast on all these forms of media, as well as the web. The web also allows for the debates to be shown too (both live and pre-recorded). Also, candidates (or a partisan group) can sponsor negative TV, radio and internet (both print and spoken) ads directed towards their political opponents ...
The solution discusses the ways a political candidate use the media for their message/campaign.
Political Power Paper
Which theory best explains who has political power in American politics:pluralism, power elite (Four Networks) or a combination of both?
In other words, can people influence decision by voting in elections and participating in interest groups (Pluralism), or do you have to be a member of the power elite (a leader in one of the Four Networks) to have a real impact on political decisions? What role are public opinion, interest groups and the corporate/government elite playing in the current political struggle over health care reform? Who do you think will win and why?
Use examples and facts to support your arguments. Make sure you include specific references. Address the following questions in your analysis:
What role does the media play in our democracy? For example, has online media (blogs, social networking, websites, etc) help us become better informed and or involved in the issues that impact us, like health care? Or is it a tool of power elite? What forms of technology or media do you/could you use to become more informed or involved politically?
If more people voted, would the government be more responsive to their needs? How can we increase voter turnout among younger voters, people of color, and lower income voters? Can technology be used to mobilize people to participate and vote, especially young voters? Did the Presidential election in 2008 or the health care debate increase your own political awareness or participation? Why or why not? hide problemView Full Posting Details