Media Theories & Issues and Debates

A quiz designed to test your knowledge of the theories & Issues and Debates that are relevant for the A2 paper.

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1. Which is these is NOT a media effects theory?

  • Post-structuralism
  • Two Step Flow
  • Hyperdermic Needle theory
  • Cultivation/Saturation Perspecetive
  • Social Learning perspective
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2. Liberal Pluralism...

  • suggests the idea that media products are subject to the wishes of the audience
  • suggests the idea that the media manipulates the audience to prevent rebellion
  • Suggests the idea that government contrainsts and concerns don't limit the inclusiveness of the media

3. The thrid and final level is...

  • Representational Level
  • Stereotypical Level
  • Signalisational Level
  • Syntactic Level
  • Cultural Level
  • Symbolic Level
  • Synaptic Level

4. Structuralism: 'this involves identifying the product's major structuring themes, they are often expressed as binary opposites'. This is...

  • Action codes
  • Symbolic codes
  • Enigmatic codes

5. Post-structuralism...

  • an Issue and Debate concerning how ethnicities are represented
  • is a perspective; recognise how a product may be interpreted differently
  • a theory; suggests that a products interpretation change according to the codes present


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