Representations: Ethnicity

This quiz cover ethnic  groups representations in the media and how the media has changed its view on ethnic groups over time.

How was ethnic groups generally portrayed in the years 1980's?
A problem
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Who conducted a study on racism in the press and what did the sociologist find?
Van Dijk (1991). Found that the press was predominately white and ethnic groups where under-represented and seen in a negative light.
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In terms of racial stereotypes, what did Cottle (2000) and Ross (1996) find?
The media emphasised negative images of black and Asians also that white people look at how they are different from us rather then how we are different to them.
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Name the two types of racism that Hall (1995) found?
Overt and inferential
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Daniels (1996) claimed channel 4 were now allowing ...
Public service broadcasting to show black programming
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Two sociologist claim that the 'united colours of Benetton' have caused a positive valuation of ethnic groups?
Soloman and black (1996)
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Studies of the news in 1960's showed that many many stories dealing with racial issues put across a ...?
Anti-racist messaged
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Who found despite changes in the media that newspapers were still portraying a negative image?
Law (1997)
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Who conducted a study on racism in the press and what did the sociologist find?

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Van Dijk (1991). Found that the press was predominately white and ethnic groups where under-represented and seen in a negative light.

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In terms of racial stereotypes, what did Cottle (2000) and Ross (1996) find?

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Name the two types of racism that Hall (1995) found?

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Daniels (1996) claimed channel 4 were now allowing ...

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