Public Opinion

Government SSS 1 Third Term


Public Opinion

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to explain:

   i. Meaning of public opinion.

   ii. Formation of public opinion.

   iii. Measurement of public opinion

Meaning of Public Opinion

This is defined as the belief, values and attitudes, which are commonly held and expressed by the majority of the people on a given public issue.

Characteristic of Public Opinion

1. Opinion shared.

2. Expression of private persons.

3. Communication is involved.

4. It involves public issues.

5. Public opinion is not static.

 Formation of Public Opinion

1. Through Election: Political parties educate the people on important public issues during campaigns, rallies, etc. by.... View More

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