In this lesson, our instructor Jibin Park gives an introduction to interest groups and mass media. He discusses the functions of interest groups, economic interest groups, strategies, political action committees, citizens united vs. federal election commission, super PAC, mass media, media as gatekeepers, media and the president, and media bias.
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.
This book includes an in-depth preparation for the AP U.S. Government and Politics exam which features: two full-length model AP exams with answer keys and explanations; an extensive subject review covering Constitutional development, the branches of federal government, political parties, special interest groups, the media, bureaucracy, and public policy issues related to the economy, the federal budget, social welfare, foreign policy and national defense; updated content includes the 2012 election; and newly revised end-of-chapter multiple-choice and free-response questions with rubrics for each.
This book includes a comprehensive review of the key AP U.S. Government and Politics concepts and targeted strategies for acing every section of the exam. Additionally, the book includes two full length practice tests with full answer explanations.