Ideologically Oriented Media

December 2, 2022 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 […]

Trust in the Media

December 1, 2022 USGOPO 0

A Failure of a Linkage Institution? The media is one of several critical linkage institutions that connect the American people to politics and government. Historically, […]

Interest Group Ads

November 30, 2022 USGOPO 0

The Power of Campaign Commercials. One of the most powerful techniques that interest groups use to educate the public and influence voters is campaign commercials. […]

Political Consulting

November 29, 2022 USGOPO 0

FRQ #1, Concept Application.   The following passage is a commentary from Washington Monthly. “[T]he campaign consulting industry has conned an entire class of donors […]

Congress and Lobbyists

November 28, 2022 USGOPO 0

All in the Family. The word “lobbyist” has a negative connotation in American politics. A lobbyist is simply a professional persuader who tries to get […]