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What is the royal charter?
A set of rules set by the government for the BBC to follow.
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What is the executive board?
The people who control and manage what the BBC do.
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How much is the BBC licence fee?
£145
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How do companies like News Corp make money?
Subscriptions, advertisements, private investors.
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Name 5 different media platforms.
E-media, broadcasting, print, film and applications.
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What's the difference between horizontal and vertical integration?
Vertical integration is when a company employs and owns its owns all of the roles within the business/production. Whereas a horizontal integration is when a large company buys up all the smaller companies on the same platform.
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What is meant by ethics?
It is another word for morals or laws.
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Name 3 regulatory bodies.
Ofcom, IPSO, BBC Trust.
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What is meant by impartial?
The opposite of biased, the news is balanced and fair.
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What does IPTV stand for and name 3 examples.
Internet Proxy Television, netflix, BBC iPlayer, Amazon Prime.
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What is a paywall?
It is a point on a website in which you can't pass without paying.
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Define narrowcasting.
This is when media companies reccomend products that are aimed and specific to individual people.
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What is the consumer?
Anyone who uses the media products/service.
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What's the difference between primary and secondary research?
Primary research is done and collected by the business/company whereas secondary research is when a business/company uses information and data which has already been found out by someone else.
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What's the difference between psychographics and demographics?
Psychographics is categorising the audience based on their personality, how they think, their attitudes and what they like whereas demographics is categorising people based on their age, gender, occupation, income, location.
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What do the NRS and BARB do?
The NRS carry out market research for the print industry and measures the circulation figures. BARB carries out market research for the broadcasting industry and provides companies with viewing figures and audience ratings.
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What does Acorn CACI do?
Categorising people on their social class and income.
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