Latin and Greek phrases
Definition of: vox populi, vox Deivox populi, vox Dei: (An old proverb quoted by William of Malmesbury in the Twelfth Century), The voice of the people is the voice of God.
The term vox pop or vox populi is still used today, commonly in U.S. broadcast journalism to refer to interviews with the general public, also know as "man on the street" interviews. These are usually done in a public place and are unrehearsed in an effort to obtain a spontaneous, genuine opinion or commentary. In northeastern America, public radio station WAMC hosts a very popular radio show known as Vox Pop, where the hosts ask the audience questions and topics from current events to i3 laptop deals are covered.