Mass Media: Postmodernism and Pop Culture

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1. Which group believe that the media generally define our lifestyles and identity for us - lifestyle mags, tv docs and advertising now shape all aspects of our life - if we don't like ourselves the media tells us how to makeover our bodies and lives?

  • Interactionists
  • Postmodernists
  • Functionalists
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2. Who believed the media has also changed and shaped our consumption patterns by making us aware of the diversity of choices available in the postmodern world?

  • Garrod
  • Jean Baudrillard
  • Strinati

3. Who supports Baudrillards view?

  • Garrod
  • Strinati

4. Who came up with the terms hyperreality and simulacra?

  • Jean Baudrillard
  • Garrod
  • Strinati

5. Who believed that the rapid expansion in media technologies in recent decades has led to the post modern societies becoming media saturated?

  • Garrod
  • Jean Baudrillard
  • Strinati

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