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What did Malik say?
Asians were often underepresented or missing on terrestrial tv and there was a lack of asian presenters of tv
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What did Malik say about Afro Carribeans?
They were more likely to be found in programmes dealing with social issues, music, sort, comedy than heavy issues such as politics and were less likely to be in big budget films
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What did Beattie from GMG say?
B&A were more likely to appear as temporary guests than hosts and found in ads, white people were more likely to be given speaking roles
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Are ethnic minorities concerned with their portrayal, and what theorist shows this?
Hargrave says EM are themselves concerned with how they are portrayed, they were mainly concerned by the cultural and religious differences between them
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What does Hall say about the representation of ethnic minorities?
They are presented as cheating, cunning and capable of turning nasty
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What did a study by REACH find?
Black boys and young black men often are portrayed as a dangerous and threatening group, lives focused on criminalitysuch as drugs, gangs and guns.Black commiting crime is far more likely to be reported than being victims of crime
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What did the GMMG find in 2000 about how developing countries are portrayed?
The developing world was seen negatively with respondents describing the developing world with words like poverty, famine, drough etc with audience impressions of a corrupt government
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What has Dowling found?
In 2000s, Eastern European immigrants were being attacked and blamed in the media for being benifit scroungers and lone parents, stealing clothes, causing £50 shortages- these stories were absurd or exaggerated- but reinforce publics racial prejudice
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They were more likely to be found in programmes dealing with social issues, music, sort, comedy than heavy issues such as politics and were less likely to be in big budget films

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What did Malik say about Afro Carribeans?

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B&A were more likely to appear as temporary guests than hosts and found in ads, white people were more likely to be given speaking roles

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Hargrave says EM are themselves concerned with how they are portrayed, they were mainly concerned by the cultural and religious differences between them

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