Media Theories & Issues and Debates

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1. Who argued that the meaning audiences place on celebrities is linked to the pleasure gained through fantasising about escaping the confines of their own lives?

  • Stacey (1994)
  • Dyer (2004)
  • Chomsky and Herman (1988)
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2. Dyer also had a theory in which of these topics?

  • Feminism
  • Celebrities
  • Moral Panics

3. According to semiotics, Sassure (1916) suggest there are three levels on which we read media products. The first level is...

  • Signalisational Level
  • Symbolic Level
  • Representational Level
  • Syntactic Level
  • Cultural Level

4. Regulation and Censorship can link to...

  • Media Effects
  • The effect of Globalisation
  • News Values

5. Which theorist/theory pair is correct?

  • Stacey (1994) + Celebrities
  • Anderson and Dill (2000-2006) + Social-learning perspective
  • Cohen (1972) + Queer Theory

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