(Answered) POLI330N Week 7 Discussion: Agenda Setting

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 11
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)

Initial Post Instructions
Agenda setting can be a difficult task in government. Why? Who do you consider an important agenda setter in government? How does this participant help set the agenda? Give an example of an attempt at agenda setting in government. Was it successful? Why or why not? Consider how factors such as culture, political positions, etc. might impact your own, or the agenda setters’ priorities.

Use evidence (cite sources) to support your response from assigned readings or online lessons, and at least one outside scholarly source.

Follow-Up Post Instructions
Respond to at least two peers or one peer and the instructor. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification. Minimum of 1 scholarly source, which can include your textbook or assigned readings or may be from your additional scholarly research.

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 posts (1 initial & 2 follow-up)
  • Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and an outside scholarly source)
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references


Agenda setting primarily refers to the setting of a plan of action that you intend to take to achieve a certain goal(Protess& McCombs,2016). In government, it refers to the setting of goals of what will be discussed by a governmental entity like the parliament. In relation to this, it is quite difficult in a governmental set up to decide which issues will be discussed and which ones will be left out. This is because the issues that are often available for selection tend to be quite important (Whitman, 2019)…..Click link below to purchase full tutorial at $5