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Media/Parties

Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Media Sources of our news and information about current events.
Watchdog One who stands guard and sounds an alert if something is wrong.
Expose Story designed to expose wrongdoing.
Unbiased Not favoring any view.
Soundbite Something said in 15 seconds or less.
Gatekeeper One who stands guard at a gate and decides who gets to pass through.
Medium A medthod of communicating information, entertainment, and other messages.
Mass Media Methods of communicating with large numbers of people.
Commercial Word that means for profit.
Biased Favoring one view over another.
Political Parties A orginised group of people who share similar political views and work to influence government.
Write-in-Canadites A canadite whose name a voter must hand write on the ballet.
Public Policy The stand the government takes about how issues should be handled.
Minority Party Political party that does not have a majority of the elected members.
Third Party A political party other than republican or democrat.
Platform Set of statement describing a party's views on major issues
Political Views A person's ideas how government should run and how issues should be solved.
Created by: awthewolf
 

 



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