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2. What is a moral panic?

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

3. What did the working-class unionists in Morley's "Nationwide Audience" study think of the documantary on the 1984 Miners' Strike?

  • They found it boring and irrelevant
  • They thought it was completely impartial
  • They thought it was extremely biased in favour of the employers
  • They thought it was extremely biased in favour of the strikers

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

  • Bagdikian
  • Webber
  • Burnham
  • Baudrillard

5. What does the media create according to Marcuse (1964)?

  • news values
  • hyperreality
  • false needs
  • moral panics

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