1.)Describe the difference and similarities between inside lobbying and outside lobbying. Discuss laws and regulations that apply to each.
Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.
How has the news media evolved from the nation’s founding to what it is today? Discuss the various functions the news media has in American society. How well do you feel the media carries out these functions?
3.)Discuss how the news audience has changed from the 1970s until now. Do you feel that Americans can still find unbiased news anywhere today? Why or why not?
4.)Do you feel that special interest groups have too much power in politics today? Why or why not? Do you think we should allow these interest groups to continue to function as they currently do? Why or why not? What do you think would happen to our nation if we did not allow interest groups to continue to operate?
5.)Explain the structure of the federal judicial system. What are the responsibilities of each part of the system?
6.)How does the federal bureaucracy implement policy within the federal government? Give a specific example. Where does the bureaucracy get its power?
7.)Who holds the federal bureaucracies accountable for their actions? How are they held accountable?
8.)Describe the process by which the federal budget is developed.