Media in a Democratic System

What do Political Scientists say are the expected functions of the Media in a democratic system. Make sure you consider the media’s role as:A WatchdogClarifier of Electoral ChoicesExplainers of PolicyNext, weigh the intervening factors (corporate ownership, mergers and acquisitions, various “templates” such as “infotainment”, practices like Framing, Priming, and Agenda Setting) that might keep the media from properly fulfilling its expected role

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