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Unit8Lesson1Vocab

TermDefinition
Technology Knowledge, equipment, and methods that are used in science and industry
Media Television, newspapers, magazines, and radio considered as a group
Mass Communication Messages to the general public received from the media 
Social Media The means of interaction among people in which they create, share, and/or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. 
Partisan Politics Extreme loyalty to one party; inability to compromise 
Cultural Divide Real barriers to compromise and acceptance caused by cultural beliefs 
Obama Care A nickname for the Affordable Care Act created by the media. 
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act This bill provided stimulus funds to assist during the recession.
The Affordable Care Act This bill is the most significant regulatory overhaul of the country's healthcare system since the passage of Medicare and Medicaid.
Internet The large system of connected computers around the world which people use to communicate with each other
Osama Bin Laden The founder of al-Qaeda, the terrorist organization responsible for the September 11 attacks. Killed on May 2, 2011.
Information Age Time period beginning in the 1980's when information became easily accessible through the media and the Internet
"In Real Time" Used to describe the way in which a computer system receives data and then communicates it or makes it available immediately
Cable News Network News channels such as CNN that broadcast news 24 hours a day.
Blogs An online record of news, people's opinions, photos, and videos that someone puts on the internet and adds to regularly
Twitter A social website on the internet for communicating with people quickly with limited text
Music Video Artistic performance of songs captured on video and used to promote the song
Netflix A video rental and on-demand streaming service
Cyberbullying Using the internet and social media to harm or frighten another person, especially by sending or posting them unpleasant or threatening messages
YouTube Video sharing website where users can upload and view videos
Bias Allowing personal opinions to influence your judgment
Created by: jhanes2