Mass Media flashcards 2014

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mass media
forms of communication that reach large number of audiences
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tabloid
low cost popular newspapers providing celeb gossip and sport
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broadsheet
a bigger, more formal, newspaper with current affiars
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covergence technology
technology that has devolved over time that brigs together different types of mass media
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digital divide
division or a group between those who have access to new media and those of havent
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citizen jounralist
a normal member of the public capturing a story/image
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new techology
modern technology that people use to receive news
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old technology
traditional technology that has been around for over a 100 years
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gender socilazation
the way males and females learn to become masculine and feminine
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conglomerate
a huge co-oraption or company formed by merging of different firms
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the hypodermic syringe
the idea that audiences receive daily injections from the media
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gatekeepers
the programme controllers, editors, journalists and owners of the media
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politcal socilization
the process in which we learn political values
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the uses and gratifications approach
the way we as members of the audience use the media
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agenda setting
tells us what the most relevant issues and what is not
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norm referencing
describes the way in which the news media outlines the acceptable boundires of behaviour
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moral panic
a media fuelled over reaction to social events
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amplication of deviance
the process where by the social reaction to deviance
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low cost popular newspapers providing celeb gossip and sport

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tabloid

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a bigger, more formal, newspaper with current affiars

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technology that has devolved over time that brigs together different types of mass media

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Card 5

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division or a group between those who have access to new media and those of havent

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