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. A moral panic

  • Develops in three stages
  • Is not part of a theory
  • Conveys representaions
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2. Post Colonialism is...

  • Concerned with the changing representation of ethnicities in the media
  • Concerned with the representation of homosexuals and how this is usually limited by the media
  • Concerned with the cumulative effect of engaging with a variety of media products

3. Liberal Pluralism...

  • Suggests the idea that government contrainsts and concerns don't limit the inclusiveness of the media
  • 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

4. Dyer also had a theory in which of these topics?

  • Celebrities
  • Moral Panics
  • Feminism

5. Structuralism 'whena plot is structured around a series of questions to maintain the audiences' interest in the product'. This is...

  • Enigmatic codes
  • Action codes
  • Symbolic codes


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