April 4, 2011 • 1. People who unite to promote their beliefs about an issue? • interest group Current events Ch. 11-3 Interest groups • Preview – P. 332-337 Guided Reading 11-3 • 1. What type of interest group is the AFL-CIO, and what is its purpose? • 2. What interest group represents the interest of women? • 3. What does a public interest group do? • 4. What are three ways in which interest groups • influence govt.? 5. What services do lobbyists perform for lawmakers? • 6. Why do citizens need to recognize the different types of propaganda? • 7. What limits have been put on the power of lobbyists? Propaganda Techniques • • • • • • BandwagonName-CallingEndorsementGlittering GeneralityJust Plain FolksTransfer- The Living room candidate • What Propaganda techniques are being used??? School to home What term refers to forms of communication that reach a large number of people What forms of communication are a part of the print media? School to home Why is it important for the media to be free from prior restraint What propaganda technique would rely on down-to-earth statements about ordinary people STH continued… 1. What is a public opinion poll? How is this type of poll related to public opinion? 2. In what way does the government clash with the media over national security? 3. How do lobbyists attempt to make an impact on public policy?