Mass Media: Representations of ethnicity

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1. According to Philo and Beattie, what did TV journalists always forget?

  • immigrants in the UK had made a substantial contribution to economy
  • immigration figures were often over exaggerated
  • majority of the immigrants coming into the UK are here legally
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2. Who found that the common news stereotype was the idea that ethic minorities are posing a threat to the majority white culture?

  • Akinti
  • Van Dijk
  • Hall

3. According to Hall, who was the moral panic constructed around?

  • muslims
  • black mugger
  • afro caribbean males

4. Who believed that some sections of the media imply that the lives of white people are somehow more important than the lives on none white people - news items about disasters in other countries often restricted to few lines/words?

  • Philo
  • Van Dijk
  • Akinti

5. Who notes that moral panics often result from media stereotyping of black people as potentially criminal?

  • Watson
  • Richardson
  • Nandi


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