1. What did the GUMG look at?
- Football hooliganism
- Miner's strike
- The holocaust
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2. What is meant by "time that is available"?
- sending someone overseas is expensive and may result in news reports even if nothing is happening just to justify heavy costs
- time/space for a news bulletin or column in newspaper
- news usually happened day before - tv news is instant as it broadcasts when it happens
3. In 2005, what percentage of people said TV was their primary source of news
4. What is "negativity"?
- bad news is regarded by journalists as more exciting and dramatic than good news and is seen as attracting a bigger audience
- most news outlets will attempt to balance excessive bad news or foreign news with some items of a more positive or local nature
5. What is "reference to elite nations"?
- stories about people who speak the same language, look the same and share the same preoccupations as the audience receive more coverage than those involving people who do not
- events may be "personalised" by referring to prominent individual or celebrity to achieve similar recognition
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Using material from item C and elsewhere, assess the view that selection and presentation of the news ‘is inevitably partial and biased’