Representation of the middle classes

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  • Representations of the middle classes
    • m/c overrepresented on TV. M/c families predominant in dramas (apart from soaps)
      • Eg- modern family, outnumbered
    • Large % of british newspapers and magazines are aimed at the m/c, their consumption and interests
      • Eg Daily mail, telegrapgh
      • e.g. computers, cars, house and garden design- affordable only to those with high living standards
    • Content of newspapers suggests journalists believe m/c's are anxious about the decline in moral standards and are proud of their identity
      • Daily mail's crusade on behalf of m/c and initiate moral panics eg Video- nasties, paedophilia etc
    • m/c's dominate positions of authority in news and current affairs
  • m/c overrepresented on TV. M/c families predominant in dramas (apart from soaps)
    • Eg- modern family, outnumbered

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