Hypodermic Syringe Theory

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what does the hypodermic syringe suggest about the audience?
They are passive and homogenous
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Gerbner et al (1986) believed what?
Media contributes to violent behaviour
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Feminists believe that *********** does what?
Encourage sexual violence
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Wolf uses what as evidence for the hypodermic syringe theory?
Size zero models
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Marcuse (Marxist) believes the media does what?
Encourages capitalist ideology
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Give 2 examples of anecdotal evidence for the HST
Columbine High School Massacre - Jamie Bulger
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Give an empirical piece of evidence?
Bandura, Ross and Ross
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What is Desensitisation? (Newson)
Children are exposed to so much violence in the media that the children of today are used to it and are now desensitised and think that violence is okay
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What opposes desensitisation?
Catharsis - screen violence provides a safe outlet for aggressive behaviour
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What is Censorship?
Age certificates put on films, the watershed was established.
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Jock Young said what?
Violence on TV makes us realise the consequence of bad actions.
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