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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. Which theorist/theory pair is correct?

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

3. Regulation and Censorship can link to...

  • Media Effects
  • The effect of Globalisation
  • News Values

4. 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

5. 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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