Media Test - 12/02/16

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Who are the Big 5?
20th Century Fox, RKO Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Warner Brothers, MGM.
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What is Horizontal integration?
Production, Distribution, Exhibition
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How were the Big 5 structured?
Vertical Integration
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What is Vertical integration?
One business controls all stages of the production
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What is a Monopoly?
A single seller that is so large it prevents smaller companies.
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What is an Oligopoly?
A collective group of sellers.
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What is the Paramount Decree?
Banned Vertical integration and block booking. Decline of the studio system therefore no longer an oligopoly.
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When was the Paramount Decree?
1948
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What is a Video Nasty?
A film on that contains scenes that are considered to be obscene.
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What is the BBFC?
British Board of Films Classification. Censored films and deemed which audience age they were appropriate for.
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What is the MPAA?
Motion Picture Association of America. The American version of the BBFC.
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Who was Mary Whitehouse?
Head of the National Viewers and Listeners Association. She vowed to 'clean up TV'.
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What is the Obscene Publications Act and who started it?
1959. Started by Mary Whitehouse. Any film that is deemed inappropriate shall be banned from distribution.
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What is the Video Recordings Act?
1984. Films must have a certification from the BBFC before release. The certificate should clearly be stated on the packaging.
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What is the Race Relations Act?
1976. To prevent discrimination against race etc.
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What is Prop Placement?
A prop is featured and no money is exchanged. FREE.
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What is Product Placement?
A company PAYS for a product to be featured. The name of the product is heard.
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What is Pay-per-view?
Viewers are required to pay a fee to watch a specific program.
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What is Subscription?
Paying monthly for a service provided by a broadcaster.
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How is the BBC funded?
Residents pay £145.50 for a TV licence. This money goes to the BBC.
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What is a benefit of the way the BBC is funded?
Viewers don't have to watch adverts.
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How is the BBC funded?
Residents pay £145.50 for a TV licence. This money goes to the BBC.
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What is a benefit of the way the BBC is funded?
Viewers don't have to watch adverts.
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Who was Jack Valenti and what did he do?
President of the MPAA. Invented the rating system.
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What is PSB?
Public Service Broadcasting
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What is ITV and how is it funded?
Commercial. Through adverts and product placement.
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What is a conglomerate?
Large corporation that owns smaller companies.
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