How are audiences are positioned - TV Case Studies

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  • Created on: 02-05-18 09:40

1. What does "closing a media text" mean?

  • Limiting the number of ways an audience can interpret a media text.
  • Cancelling a media text, such as a TV series.
  • The end of a media text. For example the credits.
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2. Which of these factors is most likely to positively affect the reading position for the audience of "The Detectorists".

  • The realistic representation of human relationships
  • The multi-layered characters
  • All of the answers
  • The complex narrative

3. Why was "The End of The F***ng World" shown at 10:30pm.

  • To avoid showing inappropriate content to younger audiences which may move audiences into the oppositional position.
  • It is a common time slot for comedy shows on Channel 4.
  • To appeal to the target audience as they are most likely to watch at this time.
  • It was expected to get a smaller audiences so it was given a less popular time slot.

4. Which media theory says that the camera in media texts is positioned from a male point of view?

  • Uses and Gratifications Theory
  • The Male Gaze Theory
  • The Media Effects Debate
  • Reception Theory

5. Which theory is not relevant to audience positioning?

  • Two Step Flow
  • Reception Theory
  • The Male Gaze Theory


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