Filibuster and the Senate

December 11, 2019 USGOPO 0

Endless Debate. The United States Senate serves as the cooling saucer of our democracy, to avoid rash decisions and to slow the political process down. […]

Media Credibility

December 9, 2019 USGOPO 0

The Media Bias Chart. This chart places several media outlets on a multi-level continuum. Ad Fontes Media, a California organization headed by _______, developed this […]

Scenario Questions: Media and Groups

December 6, 2019 USGOPO 0

Multiple-Choice Questions. To assess your knowledge and skills in government and politics answer these sample multiple-choice questions. Here are some scenario questions on interest groups […]

The Fairness Doctrine

December 5, 2019 USGOPO 0

The Rise of Cable News. Since 1949 public radio and television airwaves were governed by the “fairness doctrine.” This regulatory rule required radio and television […]

Ideologically Oriented Media

December 4, 2019 USGOPO 0

Our Echo Chambers? Hyper-polarization is an increasing phenomenon in our politics. One of the most common culprits is cable and social media. Watch the following […]