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  • 1997 Public Opinion
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    "Oral report, yes or no" need to start writing the paper Public opinion poll... same sex marriage... questions on topic: 1. should marriage be between heterosexual couples or any two couples 2.3. Should adoption be legal for same sex married couples. June 23, 1997 Public opinion: Feared by the founding fathers... today politics have to be more friendly the people... ". collection of similar attitudes and believes that are shared by some portion of the population". types of pulpit opinion -intens...
  • Media And Public Opinion
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    The discussion of the media's influence on public opinion is a complicated one. The ways in which the media talks about subjects and the spin that they project on the subjects often changes the way the public views certain issues. Everything from the adjectives they use, to the pictures they show, to the tone of voice they use brings out different emotions in their viewers and readers. It is the same as imagery and sound in the movies. For instance, in the movie Top Gun the same image appears wi...
  • Public Opinion Polls
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    Public opinion is one of the major concerns of each politician. The polls, which are taken on the sample from population, are reliable sources of people's opinions. Our private point of view may be shared by many others and then if this is noticed by politicians they should be aware of that. They can use it for their own purposes like building a political platform with the help from the polls information, or ignore it with the danger that it may someday turn against them. The people's reaction o...
  • Public Wants War
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    Declaration for War in 1917 Welcome fellow Senators. We are here today to discuss what the United States should do following Germany's announcement of unrestricted submarine warfare and the sinking of the three American merchant ships. A resolution is put forth in front of the senators. The first section of the resolution says that: The U.S. Government authorizes President Wilson to use the Armed Forces of the Unit 6 ed States to wage war against the Nation of Germany. The second section says th...
  • Country Gallup Poles
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    In 1935 a man named George Gallup of Jefferson, Iowa founded and became director of the American Institute for Public Opinion. He is best know for his Gallup Poles which till this day serve as the most respected public opinion surveys on politics. Before all major elections in this country Gallup Poles are conducted to get a firm sense of who is voting for which candidate and often why. Now with out any question the poles themselves are a great tool for politicians in order to gauge where and ho...
  • The Emperor's New Clothes
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    'The Emperor's New Clothes' is a tale of an emperor who was exceptionally fond of new clothes. Two swindlers came one day and claimed that they were weavers and said that they could weave the finest cloth ever seen. They claimed that the colours and patterns were not only exceptionally beautiful, but the clothes made from this material possessed the wonderful quality of being invisible to anyone who was hopelessly stupid or incompetent. They were paid handsomely to weave this cloth and given a r...
  • Public Opinion And Law
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    Changes in society from the American Revolution to modern times have been caused by both public opinion and law. Public opinion changed law as such as in the first reading about the Salem Witchcraft trials. After the trial new laws were made regarding how spectral evidence would not be admitted as evidence towards the conviction of a witch, since it is here say. Also, states never again executed people for being convicted of witchcraft. Since Americans did not desire to be part of the Great Brit...
  • Public Opinion
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    Public opinion can be defined as an aggregate of individual views, attitudes, and beliefs about a particular topic expressed by a significant proportion of a community. This is very important to political parties. They base their ideas, and campaigns on what most people think and try to respond to the majority. For example, most people think that shoplifting is wrong so laws have been passed to punish those who do. Public opinion is never static. It is an evolutionary process that we, as citizen...
  • Media Plays Into Our Selective Perception
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    The media needs to introduce something interesting so that instead of flipping channels over to some entertainment a person will stay on the news channel. So they devise a strategy based on selective exposure to get ones attention and stop the channel surfing. What the public perceives can sometimes be based on how much of the story they have heard. They then form their own opinions on what they absorbed, whether it was the whole story or not. At 9 a.m. Monday morning, the only thing that the ne...
  • Cullen For His Portraits Of The Murderers
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    We as a society are occassionally hit by horrific events that effect the community as a whole, bringing about fear, controversy and anger. Art strives to create controversy and seems to gain do mince through the portrayal of violation towards people. The latest exhibition at the Penrith Gallery entitled "Anita and Beyond" tells the story of the abduction, rape and murder of Anita Cobby, 26 in 1987. This was an event that sparked a public outcry and held uncomprehendable consequences for her five...
  • Airline And Travel Industries
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    Aftereffects of September 11 The impact of the attacks on the United States has been far reaching and has touched all Americans in some way. Life as we knew it prior to the attacks was changed forever on that morning in profound ways that mean losses for nearly everyone, with the exception of those standing to profit from "war". While the attack resulted in loss of life for some, others lost their jobs, incomes and homes. Travelers have lost the ease of travel that was once enjoyed in the United...
  • Relationship Between Public Relations And Public Opinion
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    In order to understand any relationship between public relations and public opinion we must first look at public opinion in a deeper context. This means we must understand what constitutes public opinion and how it is formed. After this we can then look in more depth at the theories and techniques of public opinion and the public relations situations in which they arise. By definition Public opinion is the shared opinions of large groups of people (sometimes called 'publics') who have particular...
  • Public Approves Of Abortion
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    For a policy Abortion Abortion For a policy to be deemed responsive, it must correspond with public opinion. For many policy arenas, this is not the case. Policies do not always correlate with public opinion. However, for the issue of abortion, implemented policy does correspond with the general opinion of the public. Over time, there has been consistency between policies and laws enacted and the general aggregate opinion of the nation as a whole, more so than most policy arenas. Until 1973, abo...

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