Media Unit 3

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How does the TV industry research their audience?
BARB - British Audience Research Board, Opinion Polls, Viewer ratings
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How does the FILM industry research their audience?
Box office, Opinion polls
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What does 'concentration of ownership' mean?
Media ownership is concentrated into one conglomerate
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What is an example of 'concentration of ownership' for the TV and FILM industries?
TV - News corporation (Rupert Murdoch) FILM - Disney/Pixar
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What is an example of encouraging customers to pay for additional content for the TV and FILM industries?
TV - subscriptions to extra channels, talent show voting FILM - 3D films, extra content on a DVD
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What does a 'fixed term contract' mean?
A contract that lasts for a fixed term, production teams can come and go, helps keep to deadlines, helps clearly control costs (paying people for a fixed amount of time)
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What does being paid on a 'pro rata' basis mean?
Betweeen freelance and permenant, an agreement between an employer and employee meaning per rate of how much you work
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What is an example of an administrative or management role in the TV and FILM industries?
TV - producer controls money, person who controls TV listings, trustees FILM - Director manages crew and overall quality
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What is an example of a regulatory body for the TV and FILM industries?
TV - BBC trustees have a charter to follow that regulate how the BBC works FILM - BBFC regulate age content
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What is an example of ethical issues you would have to consider in the TV and FILM industries?
TV - be careful when reporting a death no to be insensitive/too gruesome, think what can go before the watershed FILM - cutting parts out of a film to make it a certain certificate('gone'), use fake animals to prevent animal welfare being raised
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How do the media take advantage of young people's interest in social media?
TV- tweet your thoughts, read out comments FILM - solely promoted online
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How does the FILM industry research their audience?

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What is an example of encouraging customers to pay for additional content for the TV and FILM industries?

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