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- Virtual Issue: Media Coverage of Polls
- Mass Media and Public Opinion
- Public opinion
- The Media and Their Use of Opinion Polls: Reflecting and Shaping Public Opinion
Virtual Issue: Media Coverage of Polls
The conduct of foreign policy, the state, public opinion domestic and international and the media intermingle in a nexus of complex relationships. These relationships are being transformed through globalisation, technological marvels and outside-in led pressures. Considerable scholarly research has been conducted on these relationships within the fields of International Relations, Foreign Policy Analysis and Information, and several theorems have been forwarded. Thus, what gets lost in the cracks changes according to context. The paper firstly attempts to unravel the complex relationships surrounding the key concepts under investigation, before looking to empirical evidence of these relationships within the case-studies of Vietnam and Iraq and then identifying what exactly can get lost in these cracks. The research methodology utilised is qualitative; epistemology is broadly outside-in, leaning towards agency-based perspectives through the emphasis of cognitive processes in the media environment, where the media as an agency influences structure.
This virtual issue of Public Opinion Quarterly brings together scholarship that examines news media's coverage of public opinion polls. Kathleen Searles writes in the introduction to the virtual issue:. To learn of mass opinion, citizens and elites rely on news media, their primary conduit for information. This influence derives from coverage decisions including whether and how a story on public opinion makes it to a nightly broadcast. Ultimately, understanding the way the media cover public opinion is essential to democratic politics. This virtual issue of Public Opinion Quarterly reminds us that the public may act as jury in the court of public opinion, but without the news media, there would be no hearing.
Public opinion , an aggregate of the individual views, attitudes, and beliefs about a particular topic, expressed by a significant proportion of a community. Some scholars treat the aggregate as a synthesis of the views of all or a certain segment of society; others regard it as a collection of many differing or opposing views. Writing in , the American sociologist Charles Horton Cooley emphasized public opinion as a process of interaction and mutual influence rather than a state of broad agreement. The American political scientist V. The influence of public opinion is not restricted to politics and elections. It is a powerful force in many other spheres, such as culture , fashion, literature and the arts, consumer spending, and marketing and public relations.
Mass Media and Public Opinion
Social media use in politics refers to the use of online social media platforms in political processes and activities. Political processes and activities include all activities that pertain to the governance of a country or area. This includes political organization , global politics , political corruption , political parties , and political values. The internet has created channels of communication that play a key role in circulating news, and social media has the power to change not just the message, but the dynamics of political corruption, values, and the dynamics of conflict in politics. Social media have been championed as allowing anyone with an Internet connection to become a content creator  and empowering their users. New media, including social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, can enhance people's access to political information. Social media platforms and the internet have facilitated the dissemination of political information that counters mainstream media tactics that are often centralized and top-down, and include high barriers to entry.
Change in Societal Institutions pp Cite as. Although the concept of institution enjoys wide use in American sociology, it has different implications for different theoretical traditions. Institutions fulfill macrosocietal functions in structural theories, serve ideology and hegemony according to critical theories, and are continuously created, modified, and adapted by individuals under action theories contrary to the tendency to reify institutions as given or unchanging. In its fullest sense, the concept of institution embraces all three of these levels of social control—those of processor, program, and processing, respectively.
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The Media and Their Use of Opinion Polls: Reflecting and Shaping Public Opinion
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Another explanation of the influence of the media, 'Agenda-Setting Theory', places somewhat less emphasis on the impact of the media on public opinion and.