Mass Media - Ownership and Control

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

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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)
  • 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 programmes we watch help to remove doubts about society. (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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