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2. What is a moral panic?

  • A way of creating false needs
  • An exagerrated media reaction to social groups perceived as a threat
  • A news value
  • An instance of impartial news coverage

3. What purpose does concentration of media ownership and control serve according to advocates of the Manipulative Model?

  • The creation of a media more tightly controlled by the capitalist ruling-class
  • It allows media made in non-Western countries to flourish in the Western World
  • It is a way of benefiting smaller companies with no other way of accessing global resources
  • It acts as a way of granting impartial media coverage

4. What is the view advocated by the two-step flow model?

  • The media and its consumers are controlled by the ruling class
  • Consumers are controlled by the media
  • The media is controlled by its consumers
  • Consumers and the media have equal control over each other

5. Which of these theorists disagrees with the pluralist view of an impartial media?

  • Webber
  • Burnham
  • Bagdikian
  • Baudrillard


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