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2. The UK media industry is controlled by...

  • 13 companies
  • 5 companies
  • 10 companies
  • 7 companies

3. What is Currans view of the concentration of ownership in newspapers?

  • It's not a new phenomenon to have so little owners
  • It's a negative thing
  • It's a positive thing

4. Why does it appear that on the surface the number of media outlets has dramatically increased?

  • The prospects of new technology has brought about more channels to choose from
  • All of the other options
  • 30 years ago only 4 television channels existed. Now there is hundreds of channels available from digital telivision producers such as Sky or Virgin
  • Because the number of owners has increased

5. Why do some sociologists suggest that this is an illusion?

  • Cultural pessimists believe that the amount of choice is actually restricted and consumer choice is a myth
  • We don't choose what is put onto TV

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