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1. What is moral panic

  • to do with the dealing of violence and drama in the media.
  • when your morals are questioned
  • when your morals are questioned
  • when you start to get hot and clammy as your stressed
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2. what is the oppositional reading?

  • The audience may reject the preffered reading and recieve their own message.
  • when you take the preffered reading
  • the opposite reading
  • your own added values and opions

3. What is the cycle of moral panic?

  • A crisis happens.The public then becomes sensitive to the issue. Deviants in society are hunted to become scapegoats. The goverment adds defination to the issue and now appears to be fact. The deviant issue is escallated: there is panic in the public
  • a criis happens, whitch hunt, panic, counter action, sensification and amplificaition.
  • sensification, amplificaiton, whitch hunt, pani and counter action.
  • counter action, panic, amplification, whitch hunt and sensificaiton.

4. However what is the main issue of this cycle?

  • The real problem is never realy solved.
  • not all events occour in this order.
  • it's often moral angst rather tham moral panic
  • the idea of labeling people in society.

5. what is the negoitionted reading??

  • when you adapt it to your own values and opions
  • Acknowledge the preffered reading but modfying it to their own values and reads.
  • when you get the producer's hoped view on the text
  • when you change it.


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