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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC101Y1
Professor
Robert Brym
Semester
Fall

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November 21 , 2011 SOC101-Tutorial Test #2 NS: 4,5,6,14 SLDI: 4 [email protected] - key terms are important - check out sample test - last years test available ** MEDIA - functionalism: o reinforce social control o fostering social solidarity o same understanding and interpretation of events across the world - conflict theory: o getting viewpoints of the elite only o media organizations are owned by a large umbrella corporations that are worth a lot of money o the rich are going to have a big effect on what goes into the media o what to report on and how to report on it o characteristics of the owners o disproportionately fed into the media - symbolic Interactionism (interpretably) : o focus on the effect of the media o each person takes what the media gives them differently o everyone has different values and understandings o there will be no standardized message sent out by the media because everyone will interpret it differently - feminist theory: o misrepresentation of women and minorities in the media REGRESSION AND SPURIOUSNESS - regression:
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