Media Bias Project

  • Discuss bias in media reporting
  • Look at examples of media bias
  • Discuss project requirements and presentation

QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO ANSWER AFTER TODAY'S LECTURE

  • What is public opinion?
  • How is public opinion measured?
  • How many people need to be polled to get an accurate representation in polls?
  • What are the three different views of democracy and what does each of them mean?
  • How far behind public opinion does the Supreme Court lag?
  • What are the three qualifications of an ideal citizen?
  • Who typically votes?
  • What is political socialization?
  • What is sampling error?
  • What are the three different kinds of polls and how are each conducted?
  • What is a push poll?