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Mass Media Ch. 15

Mass Media Chapter 15 quiz

Authoritarianism Top-down governance such as a monarchy or dictatorship
Henry VIII English king whose censorship epitomized early authoritarianism
Pre-Publication Censorship Authorities preview material before dissemination
King James I Articulated the divine-right-of-kings theory
Diving Right of Kings Proper decisions follow the monarch's will, which is linked to the Almighty
John Milton Early libertarian thinker
Marketplace of Ideas An unbridled forum for free inquiry and free expression
Enlightenment A movement emphasizing reason and individualism.
Self-Righting Process Although people make occasional errors in truth-seeking, they eventually discover and correct them
Thomas Paine Revolutionary War pamphleteer who defined libertarianism for common readers
Thomas Jefferson Among libertarian drafters of Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights Inherent human rights, including self-determination
First Amendment The free-expression section of the U.S. Constitution
Microblogging Online exchange forum, typically of sentence fragments
Edwin Stanton U.S. secretary of state who organized Civil War censorship of sensitive military news
Rice-Roots Reporting Uncensored field reporting from the Vietnam war
Pool System Reporters chosen on a rotating basis to cover an event to which access is limited
Victoria Clarke Designed policy to embed war reporters in combat units
Nation-State A sovereign state whose people share a political system and usually language or ethnicity
WikiLeaks Unaffiliated online source that posts secret government and corporate documents. Designed to correct abusive practices and promote public dialogue and involvement
Julian Assange Founder of WikiLeaks
Principled Leaking Concept that government and corporate employees serve a better good in whistle-blowing on corrupt, deceitful and secret practices
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Government agency that administers non-military foreign aid
Nation Building Encouraging governance and infrastructure systems in developing countries
Soft Diplomacy Government's low-key initiatives to create a favorable context for foreign relations. Includes direct-to-the-people media messages
Radio Farda U.S. government Farsi language service aimed at Iran and Iraq
Radio and Television Marti U.S. propaganda station aimed at Cuba
Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty U.S. propaganda stations aimed at countries in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and the Middle East without a free flow of information
Voice of America U.S. government-funded producer of broadcast and internet programming sent into nations with state-controlled media to articulate U.S. policies directly to the people
Golden Shield Firewall Chinese system to control internal internet communication within the country
Hammad bin Khalifa Founder of Al-Jazeera television news network
Al-Jazeera Qatar-based satellite news channel for Arab audiences; now global
Propaganda Widespread promotion of particular ideas, doctrines usually loose with truth or designed to promote a distinctly partisan or sectarian view
Dubai Media Incorporated Quasi-government agency building Dubai into a Mideast entertainment production center
Liu Di Under the pseudonym Stainless Steel Mouse, she satirized the Chinese government until arrested and silenced
Emergency Response Law Chinese limites on news reporting of disasters, ostensibly to ensure social stability
Embeds News reporters who are with military units on missions
Prior Censorship Government review of content before dissemination
Firewall A block on unauthorized access to a computer system while permitting out-ward communication
Next Carrying Network (CN2) Fast Chinese internet protocols built on new technical standards; incompatible with other protocols
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