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?

  • Postmodernists
  • Functionalists
  • Interactionists
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2. Who believed that the rapid expansion in media technologies in recent decades has led to the post modern societies becoming media saturated?

  • Jean Baudrillard
  • Strinati
  • Garrod

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

  • Jean Baudrillard
  • Garrod
  • Strinati

4. Who believed that the media now inform us that the consumption of images, logos and brands for their own sake should be a central aspect of our identities - fashion, style and image more important than substance?

  • Garrod
  • Strinati
  • Baudrillard

5. Who supports Baudrillards view?

  • Garrod
  • Strinati

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