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Students can apply to major in either journalism and mass communication or political communication both programs offer a critical mix of theory and practice . For government and politics students, the impact of the mass media is a significant topic as modern politics is heavily influenced by television. Agenda setting means the ability of the mass media to bring issues to the attention of the public and, related, of politicians the basic claim is. We distinguish 2 essential functions (and subfunctions) the mass media have for political elites the media are a source of information politicians depend on it.
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