Mass Media: Cultural Effects Theory: GUMG

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1. Where did Curran state that it was most obvious that popular tabloid newspapers were guilty of ideological practices?

  • coverage of entertainment issues
  • coverage of serious issues
  • coverage of everything
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2. What did the GUMG study?

  • Afro Caribbean males
  • Miner's strike
  • Immigrants

3. Who stated that the Cultural Effects Model needs to be dynamic and account for the fact that people may internalise/reject media messages based on their personal experiences?

  • GUMG
  • Philo
  • Curran

4. Who did Curran was believe was guilty of ideological practices?

  • the news
  • popular tabloid newspapers
  • popular broadsheet newspapers

5. The 5 common sense ideas conveyed by tabloids according to Curran (all correct)

  • Being a celebrity is really important
  • Happiness is about possessions and money
  • You must look like the models in magazines
  • Most asylum seekers are just illegal immigrants
  • Black people are potential criminals


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