What are generally considered the five functions of news media?
1. Inform citizens about politics, important government actions and policy changes 2. Filter the crucial, important news from the marginal 3. Analyze the political world on behalf of citizens by providing commentaries and context 4. Investigate matter of public concern and serving as a watchdog on government behaviors 5. Voice of the people
What are the advantages of oral political culture?
1. Interactivity 2. Low participation barriers 3. Truth ascertaining
What are the disadvantages of oral political culture?