Media Theories & Issues and Debates

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1. Structuralism: 'When a series of actions allow the audience to follow the details of the plot, allowing them to become absorbed in the narrative'. This is...

  • Action codes
  • Symbolic codes
  • Enigmatic codes
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2. Medurst (1995) suggested that...

  • Stereotypes can be seen as a type of media shorthand so that texts can communicate information to the audience quickly
  • A stereotype can be created and controlled by the identified social group
  • Stereotypes are about power, with those whose are in power stereotyping those without power

3. Regulation and Censorship can link to...

  • The effect of Globalisation
  • News Values
  • Media Effects

4. The thrid and final level is...

  • Stereotypical Level
  • Symbolic Level
  • Representational Level
  • Synaptic Level

5. The second level on which we read media products is...

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

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