COM 310 Week 4 DQ 3
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Chapter 24 of your text discusses the Spiral of Silence Theory (SST) which rests on public opinion. One of the assertions of the SST is that people "seek out the media to confirm or disconfirm their observations and then interpret their own observations through the media" (p.414). Considering that the Internet has become a powerful media outlet, what kind of influence do you think the Internet has on public opinion?