MAC 143 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Teen Pop, Reality Television, Multiple Choice

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1.Hypodermic Needle model
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2.Culture
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3.Engagement
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4.focuses on how people make meaning, apprehend reality, articulate values, and order experience through their use of cultural symbols
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5.Experiments
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6.Progressive Era
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simply means that each subject has an equal chance of being placed in either group.
Links the mass media, social psychology, and the formation of public opinion.
understands, explain, and predict the effects of mass media on individuals and society.
suggests that the media shoot their potent effects directly into unsuspecting victims.
isolate some aspect of content; suggest a hypothesis; and manipulate variables to discover a mediums effect on attitude, emotion or behavior.
suggests that heavy viewing of television leads individuals to perceive the world in ways that are consistent with television portrayals.
symbols of expression that individuals, groups, and societies use to make sense of daily life and to articulate their values.
reality tv, teen pop music, tv wrestling shows, and violent video games
isolate some aspect of content; suggest a hypothesis; and manipulate variables to discover a mediums effect on attitude, emotion or behavior.
the second step in the critical process, it involves discovering significant patterns that emerge from the description stage.
the fifth step in the critical process, it involves actively working to create a media world that best serves democracy
the third step in the critical process, it asks and answers the "What does that mean?" and "So what?" questions about one's findings.
Critical process
Cultural Studies
Audience stories
Cultivation effect
isolate some aspect of content; suggest a hypothesis; and manipulate variables to discover a mediums effect on attitude, emotion or behavior.
the third step in the critical process, it asks and answers the "What does that mean?" and "So what?" questions about one's findings.
a term that media critics and analysts use when describing all the changes that have occurred over the past decade, and are still occurring , in
media content and within media companies.
the fifth step in the critical process, it involves actively working to create a media world that best serves democracy
a space for critical public debate, was first advanced by German philosopher Jurger Habermas.
a period of political and social reform that lasted roughly from the 1890s to the 1920s.
the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century and extending until about the mid-20th century.
collecting and measuring data taken from a group of respondents.
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7. from roughly the mid-20th century to today - are identified as a confusing array of examples: music videos, blogs, USA Today, YouTube, iPads,
hip-hop, etc.
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8. Public sphere
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9. Longitudinal studies
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10. suggests that heavy viewing of television leads individuals to perceive the world in ways that are consistent with television portrayals.
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11. Agenda setting
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12. typically call-in, online, or person-in-the-street polls that the news media use to address a "question of the day"
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13. proposed to contest the notion of a passive media audience.
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Survey research
Textual analysis
Third person effect
Postmodern Period
typically call-in, online, or person-in-the-street polls that the news media use to address a "question of the day"
cultural research studies that focuses on how people use and interpret cultural content.
takes us through the steps of description, analysis, interpretation, evaluation, and engagement.
a space for critical public debate, was first advanced by German philosopher Jurger Habermas.
suggests that heavy viewing of television leads individuals to perceive the world in ways that are consistent with television portrayals.
specifically examine interconnections among economic interests, political power, and how that power is used.
research studies that are conducted over long periods of time and often rely on large government and academic survey databases.
the third step in the critical process, it asks and answers the "What does that mean?" and "So what?" questions about one's findings.
Critical process
Cultivation effect
Textual analysis
Hypodermic Needle model
the creation and use of symbol systems that convey information and meaning.
the third step in the critical process, it asks and answers the "What does that mean?" and "So what?" questions about one's findings.
the fifth step in the critical process, it involves actively working to create a media world that best serves democracy
the idea that when the mass media focus their attention on particular events or issues, they determine the major topics of discussion for
individuals and society.
Description
Public sphere
Pseudo polls
Agenda setting
Communication
Uses and gratifications model
Content analysis
Media Effects Research
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14. Textual analysis
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15. a term that media critics and analysts use when describing all the changes that have occurred over the past decade, and are still occurring ,
in media content and within media companies.
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16. Cross Platform
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17. the control of opinion by significant symbols, . . . by stories, rumors, reports, pictures, and other forms of social communication
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18. Content analysis
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19. Media Literacy
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research studies that are conducted over long periods of time and often rely on large government and academic survey databases.
highlights the close reading and interpretation of cultural messages, including those found in books, movies, and TV programs.
the third step in the critical process, it asks and answers the "What does that mean?" and "So what?" questions about one's findings.
the control of opinion by significant symbols, . . . by stories, rumors, reports, pictures, and other forms of social communication
Mass Media
Convergence
Engagement
Low Culture
the process of designing cultural messages and stories and delivering them to large and diverse audiences through media channels as old and
distinctive as the printed book and as new and converged as the internet.
the idea that when the mass media focus their attention on particular events or issues, they determine the major topics of discussion for
individuals and society.
a term that media critics and analysts use when describing all the changes that have occurred over the past decade, and are still occurring , in
media content and within media companies.
a business model that involves consolidating various media holdings, such as cable connections, phone services, telephone transmissions, and
internet access, all under one umbrella.
Textual analysis
Mass Communication
Selective retention
Propaganda analysis
takes us through the steps of description, analysis, interpretation, evaluation, and engagement.
simply means that each subject has an equal chance of being placed in either group.
a systematic method of coding and measuring media content.
Links the mass media, social psychology, and the formation of public opinion.
understands, explain, and predict the effects of mass media on individuals and society.
reality tv, teen pop music, tv wrestling shows, and violent video games
a space for critical public debate, was first advanced by German philosopher Jurger Habermas.
attaining an understanding of mass media and how they construct meaning.
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