Mass Media - Ownership and Control

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

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

Clues

  • 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)
  • Pluralists argue that there is now more of _______ in the media. (9)
  • Pluralists believe that the mass media reflects who? (6)
  • 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 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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