Mass Media - Ownership and Control

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

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

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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