How might audiences respond differently to media texts? - TV

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1. What effect does 'desensitisation' have?

  • Less Worried/Shocked about violence, less sympathetic.
  • Exposure to media violence may result in reduced aggression.
  • Become more violent in real life.
  • Believe that the real world contains large amounts of pain and violence.
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2. What effect does 'Direct effect' have?

  • Become more violent in real life.
  • Less Worried/Shocked about violence, less sympathetic.
  • Exposure to media violence may result in reduced aggression.
  • Believe that the real world contains large amounts of pain and violence.

3. which TV case study is most likely to have an interactive audience?

  • Detectorists
  • Blue planet 2
  • End of the F***ing world

4. Henry Jenkins said texts are...

  • Encoded
  • Intertextual
  • Shareable and spreadable
  • Accessible

5. Which effect from the 'Media effects debate' portrays the world as a place with large amounts of pain and violence, and therefore change the way people view the environment?

  • Catharsis
  • Direct effect
  • Mean world syndrome
  • Desensitation

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