Answer each question in 4 or 5 lines at least, easy there’s only 5 questions.
This is your first Project which counts 35% of your final grade.
Make sure you explain all of these fully.Use the text as a source and if you really want to impress, use other academic sources.Cite the sources clearly.
Hand these in HARD COPY ONLY, on Monday, February 24.There are no right or wrong answers, as long as your answers are well thought out and consistent in how your apply the theories to the actual meaning of the theories.
An interesting related article: https://www.snopes.com/news/2020/01/31/humans-are-hardwired-to-dismiss-facts-that-dont-fit-their-worldview/?utm_source=agorapulse&utm_campaign=recycled&fbclid=IwAR3yC2gnevTmFTlJ3Hv7j4oMUpb6BeNG-XmMHpZa1IOmIkq34dkZmlXn7YU.
Look at the links within this article to get the basis for this article.
1.In your own words, define “theory”
2.Given the increased polarization facilitated by the media, what is the relation between cultivation theory and confirmation bias?Explain fully. Make sure your answers define both theories IN YOUR OWN WORDS.
Polarization: division into two sharply contrasting groups or sets of opinions or beliefs.
“the polarization of society between rich and poor” “liberals and conservatives”
3. Is confirmation bias and agenda setting theory related?Explain why or why not.Define agenda setting IN YOUR OWN WORDS.
4.Use one or more of the theories above to explain why voter turnout of the 18-29 year old age group is the smallest of all age groups.
5.Use Klapper’s phenomenistic approach to explain confirmation bias.
Following is from U.S. Census Bureau: https://www.census.gov/library/stories/2019/04/beh…