Mass Media - Ownership and Control

The theories on the ownership and control of the mass media. PLURALISTS, MARXISTS AND FUNCTIONALISTS. 

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N I S K J S A I I G B F D H I G D N X U Q
N N M P J Q T M T U K U A W X N I I X H C
O O I Q Q S B K G N M H T P F I V Y K O X
I I L F J E R L O A E Y Q X L D E T X T V
T T I T B V W W J A D V B G S L R I V J L
I A B B K E L E R E I A Y U R O S R R P S
T S A U R E V M O Y A F S N R G I A W P W
E I N L D L P D O I D N S R X D T D O D V
P L D G N U X L G K E R H D K N Y I U S J
M A E R J W J A W S R U P K F A D L H R K
O I H R O G W N N S E L R D F K S O M P K
C C R J D W V O F M G I K E J C W S I J M
M O P F M R C D T Y U N G Y E O P L K O N
M S G S L E K C G A L G B S T D V A S O N
J U H E U P W K R V A C E J A R Q I U I L
I X E L N I K G G Y T L G M P U X C E I D
D N A B Y O Q T F D I A G R C M M O K Y F
P V P S S D D U D B O S I B V I J S X Y D
B I P D Y T X Y L L N S L M N W S K K C Q
W B X D O F S L P N E M O L I F X P M M U
X W D G R T X P R Q K M Y G C R B A G K Q

Clues

  • Functionalists argue that ___________ and individualism are encouraged. (11)
  • Functionalists argue that the mass media is an agency of _________ (13)
  • Functionalists argue that the media helps to spread what? (9)
  • In some countries, there are laws which limit concentration to prevent large organisations from controlling large sections of the media. What is this known as? (5, 12)
  • Marxists believe this social class controls the media and the interests are in this class. (6, 5)
  • Pluralists argue that there is now more of _______ in the media. (9)
  • The mass media reinforces ___________. (5, 9)
  • The media stabilises _____________. (6, 10)
  • These sociologists argued that we now have access to a variety of content such as films and music. (7, 3, 7)
  • This sociologist argued that the ruling class uses the media to encourage the working class to accept inequalities of a capitalist society. (8)

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