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Media Studies
reception theory
hypodermic needle theory
two-step flow theory
cultivation theory
An audience theory that explains why no media text is fixed;…
An audience theory; viewers are passive receivers of media me…
An audience theory; media messages are pre-selected by opinio…
An audience theory; viewers are passive receivers of repeated…
reception theory
An audience theory that explains why no media text is fixed;…
hypodermic needle theory
An audience theory; viewers are passive receivers of media me…
23 terms
Media studies definitions
Media Language
Jaques Derrida
Logos
Implicit
The way in which a text is constructed to create meaning for…
Suggests that an audience deconstructs a text within the cont…
The wider contexts which surround the text and influence the…
Underpinning all aspects of construction.
Media Language
The way in which a text is constructed to create meaning for…
Jaques Derrida
Suggests that an audience deconstructs a text within the cont…
AS Media Studies Representation
Representation
Realism
Codes
Conventions
A re-presentation or construction of a real-life image, chara…
The dominant form of representation in TV, mainstream films a…
The signs that communicate meaning.
The ways in which signs are combined that are particular to m…
Representation
A re-presentation or construction of a real-life image, chara…
Realism
The dominant form of representation in TV, mainstream films a…
Media Studies
Name all 7 categories of Props Charact…
Describe the role of the Hero !
Describe the Role of the Villain !
Describe the role of the helper !
1. Hero 2.Villain 3. The helper 4. The princess/heroine 5. Th…
The Hero (Protagonist) leads the narrative and is usually loo…
The Villain (Antagonist) conflicts with the hero (Protagonist)
Helps the hero in his quest
Name all 7 categories of Props Charact…
1. Hero 2.Villain 3. The helper 4. The princess/heroine 5. Th…
Describe the role of the Hero !
The Hero (Protagonist) leads the narrative and is usually loo…
34 terms
Media Studies Key words
Analogue
Digital
Institution
Pre-production
Physical media products - examples vinyl record, analogue rad…
Computerised media products - examples e-magazine, online mov…
Company involved in creating or distributing the media product
Planning and designing - market research, audience, any compe…
Analogue
Physical media products - examples vinyl record, analogue rad…
Digital
Computerised media products - examples e-magazine, online mov…
45 terms
Media Studies
Communication
mass media
Shannon and Weaver model of communicat…
eras of communication
the creation and use of symbol systems that convey informatio…
the cultural industries- the papers, movies, video games, int…
Diagram of how the brain communicates?
Oral, written, print, electronic, digital
Communication
the creation and use of symbol systems that convey informatio…
mass media
the cultural industries- the papers, movies, video games, int…
11 terms
GCSE MEDIA STUDIES VOCAB TEST
Semiotics
Signifer
Signifed
Denote
The study of signs.
What you see or hear
What the signifer means
The meaning
Semiotics
The study of signs.
Signifer
What you see or hear
Key Terms - Media Studies
Stereotype
Subvert (a stereotype)
Reinforce (a stereotype)
Connotation
A widely held but fixed and oversimplified idea of a particul…
To undermine, criticise or go against an established stereoty…
To use, support or encourage an established stereotype.
An idea, quality or feeling that a word makes you think about…
Stereotype
A widely held but fixed and oversimplified idea of a particul…
Subvert (a stereotype)
To undermine, criticise or go against an established stereoty…
28 terms
Media Studies-Representation
Representation
Realism
Codes
Conventions
A re-presentation or construction of a real-life image, chara…
The dominant form of representation in TV, mainstream films a…
The signs that communicate meaning.
The ways in which signs are combined that are particular to m…
Representation
A re-presentation or construction of a real-life image, chara…
Realism
The dominant form of representation in TV, mainstream films a…
7 terms
Media Studies
prospect
accompany
emerge
initiate
n.... the possibility that something will happen
v.... v. To go with, or be associated with, as a companion.
v.... come out; appear
(v.) to begin or put into practice
prospect
n.... the possibility that something will happen
accompany
v.... v. To go with, or be associated with, as a companion.
28 terms
Representation (Media Studies)
Representation
Realism
Codes
Conventions
A re-presentation or construction of a real-life image, chara…
The dominant form of representation in TV, mainstream films a…
The signs that communicate meaning.
The ways in which signs are combined that are particular to m…
Representation
A re-presentation or construction of a real-life image, chara…
Realism
The dominant form of representation in TV, mainstream films a…
20 terms
Media Terms - MEDIA STUDIES
Media Representations
Codes
Conventions
Stereotype
a media text that is constructed to present or stand for real…
things used to make media texts. (symbolic, technical & writt…
something we expect to see in media texts.
an oversimplified representation of a person, group, place or…
Media Representations
a media text that is constructed to present or stand for real…
Codes
things used to make media texts. (symbolic, technical & writt…
MEDIA STUDIES
Long shot
Extreme Long shot
Mid shot
Close up shot
A shot showing all of a character, to help show all the surro…
A shot where the camera is far away to emphasize the backgrou…
A shot of the waist and above to show relationships between c…
A shot close up on a face to show emotion.
Long shot
A shot showing all of a character, to help show all the surro…
Extreme Long shot
A shot where the camera is far away to emphasize the backgrou…
57 terms
Media Studies
Narrative
contended
episodic
cliffhanger
is the media term for story telling... - linear ... - non-linear…
a full story finished with a conclusion
containing separate parts in a series and events
a dramatic ending
Narrative
is the media term for story telling... - linear ... - non-linear…
contended
a full story finished with a conclusion
23 terms
Media Studies
Main character
Supporting character
Foil
Transient character
Carries bulk of action, audience is suppose to watch, what ha…
Supports the character, audience remembers character on sight
Characters traits are opposite of main character
Moves in and out of the plot
Main character
Carries bulk of action, audience is suppose to watch, what ha…
Supporting character
Supports the character, audience remembers character on sight
A2 Media Studies: Industry
Public Service Broadcasting
The Royal Charter
Public Purposes
Broadcasters' Audience Research Board…
Broadcasting intended for the public benefit rather than for…
A formal document issued by the monarch granting a right or p…
Outline the values the BBC holds when striving to achieve its…
The organisation that compiles audience measurement and telev…
Public Service Broadcasting
Broadcasting intended for the public benefit rather than for…
The Royal Charter
A formal document issued by the monarch granting a right or p…
30 terms
Media Studies (Key Knowledge)
Linear Structure
Open Structure
Closed structure
Circular structure
Has a beginning, middle or end. Narration runs clearly throug…
The ending is not complete and an enigma is created. A cliffh…
The ending is definite, the text results in a clear conclusion.
The narrative begins at the end and takes it step by step 'ba…
Linear Structure
Has a beginning, middle or end. Narration runs clearly throug…
Open Structure
The ending is not complete and an enigma is created. A cliffh…
20 terms
Media Studies
Broadsheet
Tabloid
Masthead
Byline
A quality newspaper with serious reporting on a wide range of…
A newspaper that reports mostly on scandals, gossip and celeb…
The title of the newspaper
The line in a newspaper naming the journalist.
Broadsheet
A quality newspaper with serious reporting on a wide range of…
Tabloid
A newspaper that reports mostly on scandals, gossip and celeb…
11 terms
Media Studies
Experiments
Surveys
Content Analysis
Powerful effects theories
Focus on one thing, suggest a hypothesis, observe results (sh…
Questionnaires given to specific groups of people. Expensive,…
Study of messages in media by coding and measuring content. D…
We think media has a powerful effect on us and we don't have…
Experiments
Focus on one thing, suggest a hypothesis, observe results (sh…
Surveys
Questionnaires given to specific groups of people. Expensive,…
7 terms
Media Studies
celebrity
entertainment
mass media
print
a famous person, usually an actor, singer, or sports star
things such as movies and television shows that people watch…
all the organizations such as newspapers and TV that provide…
the writing that is in books and newspapers
celebrity
a famous person, usually an actor, singer, or sports star
entertainment
things such as movies and television shows that people watch…
20 terms
Media Studies
Broadsheet
Tabloid
Masthead
Byline
A quality newspaper with serious reporting on a wide range of…
A newspaper that reports mostly on scandals, gossip and celeb…
The title of the newspaper
The line in a newspaper naming the journalist.
Broadsheet
A quality newspaper with serious reporting on a wide range of…
Tabloid
A newspaper that reports mostly on scandals, gossip and celeb…
37 terms
Media Studies
Advertisement
Banner Headline
Brand Name
Broadsheet
A printed or online image that tries to persuade us to buy a…
The title of an article in a newspaper
The name by which a company is recognised
A more serious and formal type of newspaper
Advertisement
A printed or online image that tries to persuade us to buy a…
Banner Headline
The title of an article in a newspaper
28 terms
Terms (Media Studies)
Representation
Realism
Codes
Conventions
A re-presentation or construction of a real-life image, chara…
The dominant form of representation in TV, mainstream films a…
The signs that communicate meaning.
The ways in which signs are combined that are particular to m…
Representation
A re-presentation or construction of a real-life image, chara…
Realism
The dominant form of representation in TV, mainstream films a…
Media Studies
inaugural
eclectic
mainstream
sway
happening as part of an official ceremony or celebration when…
including things taken from many different sources
a prevailing current or direction of activity or influence
a slow movement back and forth
inaugural
happening as part of an official ceremony or celebration when…
eclectic
including things taken from many different sources
34 terms
Media Studies
Anthropocene
Globalization
Global Imaginary
Third World
This began when humans had a global impact on the Earth's eco…
This is when multiple processes link the local level to the g…
This explains how "we" the members of the community fit toget…
This is nations that did not align with either the United Nat…
Anthropocene
This began when humans had a global impact on the Earth's eco…
Globalization
This is when multiple processes link the local level to the g…
Media Studies Terminology
Connotation
Denotation
Signification
Semiotics
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the…
the meaning conveyed by language, actions, or signs.
the study of signs and symbols; how they create meaning
Connotation
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
Denotation
the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the…
48 terms
Media Studies
cultivation theory
cultivation theory says
social organization
institutional process analysis
being afraid of the "mean world" having to protect yourself
media Messages give a particular understanding of the world,…
made up of individuals whose rationality are mediated and a f…
concerned with who owns what, how the system is maintained to…
cultivation theory
being afraid of the "mean world" having to protect yourself
cultivation theory says
media Messages give a particular understanding of the world,…
119 terms
Media Studies
Pathos
Logos
Ethos
Transfer
An argument that attempts to evoke an emotional response in t…
An argument that attempts to use logic and reason to persuade…
An arguments that attempts to convince the audience that the…
Positive words, images, and ideas are used to suggest that th…
Pathos
An argument that attempts to evoke an emotional response in t…
Logos
An argument that attempts to use logic and reason to persuade…
Media Studies
Broadsheet
Tabloid
Masthead
Byline
A quality newspaper with serious reporting on a wide range of…
A newspaper that reports mostly on scandals, gossip and celeb…
The title of the newspaper
The line in a newspaper naming the journalist.
Broadsheet
A quality newspaper with serious reporting on a wide range of…
Tabloid
A newspaper that reports mostly on scandals, gossip and celeb…
GCSE Media Studies Vocab
Genre
Generic conventions
Antagonist
Protagonist
The type/category of text
Traits of a particular genre
The character that works towards an opposite goal of the prot…
The main character (usually hero)
Genre
The type/category of text
Generic conventions
Traits of a particular genre
MEDIA STUDIES
ECLECTIC
MAINSTREAM
MINING
SWAY
including things taken from many different sources
a prevailing current or direction of activity or influence
the process or business of digging in mines to obtain mineral…
a controlling force or influence
ECLECTIC
including things taken from many different sources
MAINSTREAM
a prevailing current or direction of activity or influence
Media Studies
Close-up shot
Cut
Editing
High-angle shot
◦A close view of a person or an object... ◾Used when a charact…
◦An edited transition between two images in which one image i…
◦The careful selection and arrangement of shots... ◾Used when…
◦is a cinematic technique where the camera looks down on the…
Close-up shot
◦A close view of a person or an object... ◾Used when a charact…
Cut
◦An edited transition between two images in which one image i…
88 terms
WJEC Media Studies - Film and new media texts
mise-en-scene
dialogue
factual
fictional
Everything that is shot by the camera within the frame of act…
Conversations that take place between subjects in a film (or…
Description of a film/doco attempting to relay information th…
Description of a film/doco that is a product of the imaginati…
mise-en-scene
Everything that is shot by the camera within the frame of act…
dialogue
Conversations that take place between subjects in a film (or…
9 terms
Media Studies Social Media
Matthew Shepard
2009 Hate Crimes Prevention act
"Rounding Up"
"Transparency of Data"
Killed by two men in an anti-gay hate crime where he was tied…
AKA "Matthew Shepard Act"... expands earlier laws to include sex…
If a headline is "one in five Americans" but the statistic is…
When the full information is not shown. Only a press release…
Matthew Shepard
Killed by two men in an anti-gay hate crime where he was tied…
2009 Hate Crimes Prevention act
AKA "Matthew Shepard Act"... expands earlier laws to include sex…
A2 Media Studies (WJEC) Media Industry - Digital Technology
Digital Technology
The Internet
Video on Demand
Interactivity
The use of computer based technology which stores information…
Global communications network linking world's computers.
A system offered by TV/Film content providers that allows aud…
The allowing of audiences to participate in media texts, cont…
Digital Technology
The use of computer based technology which stores information…
The Internet
Global communications network linking world's computers.
30 terms
Media Studies - Magazines Conventions
Mode of address
Target audience
Coverlines
Representation
How the text speaks to audience
Who text is intended for
Lines of text on cover that gives info on other articles
How people, places/ ideas are portrayed
Mode of address
How the text speaks to audience
Target audience
Who text is intended for
Media Studies 10 Midterm
Media Literacy
Moral Panic
Dystopian View
Critics on the Dystopian View
-can be read for meaning... -up to interpretation... -help to const…
-results from fear of new technology or a cultural change... -us…
-Media is bad and getting worse... - Media is exploitive, addict…
-elitist... -not all media or mediums can be bad... -nostalgic ("Th…
Media Literacy
-can be read for meaning... -up to interpretation... -help to const…
Moral Panic
-results from fear of new technology or a cultural change... -us…
24 terms
Media Studies- Sound
Ambient sound
Asynchronous sound
Contrapuntal sound
Dialogue
The sounds of the location: Background sound in diegesis ... Doe…
Where the sound is either out of sync with the visuals or is…
Sound or music that seems strange in comparison to the... scene…
The words the characters say:... Consider:... Language (what they s…
Ambient sound
The sounds of the location: Background sound in diegesis ... Doe…
Asynchronous sound
Where the sound is either out of sync with the visuals or is…
Media studies
Semiotic
Conotation
Denotation
Stereotype
The study of signs and symbols.... Example: Mc. Donalds
What it has a reference to
The general meaning
A popular idea about a person or a group
Semiotic
The study of signs and symbols.... Example: Mc. Donalds
Conotation
What it has a reference to
39 terms
AS Media Studies - Audience- Copied
Passive audience
Semi-active audience
Active audience
Anchorage
Includes the hypodermic needle/magic bullet. View the audienc…
Semi-active theories such as two-step flow model suggest some…
Audiences actively control and select media texts according t…
In semiology any caption or key elements that fixes the meani…
Passive audience
Includes the hypodermic needle/magic bullet. View the audienc…
Semi-active audience
Semi-active theories such as two-step flow model suggest some…
103 terms
Media Studies 10 Midterm
Media literacy
Moral panic
Utopian viewpoint
Critiques of utopian viewpoint
...
The fear of new technology or culture forms having a negative…
The medium is good or getting better and there is something f…
It is totalizing and employs a "myth of progress." It ignores…
Media literacy
...
Moral panic
The fear of new technology or culture forms having a negative…
97 terms
Media Studies 10 midterm
Principles for media literacy
Dystopian View
Utopian View
Mirror View
1. All media are texts that can be read... 2. All media are rep…
Medium is bad OR was good but it's getting worse. ... Media by…
Medium is good OR was bad but it's getting better. Also total…
Medium reflects reality OR reflects the interests of the audi…
Principles for media literacy
1. All media are texts that can be read... 2. All media are rep…
Dystopian View
Medium is bad OR was good but it's getting worse. ... Media by…
Media Studies
Media
Broadsheet
Tabloid
Masthead
The means of communication, such as radio, television and new…
A newspaper with pages of a size larger than those of a tablo…
A newspaper that is about half the page size of an ordinary n…
The name of a newspaper, displayed on the top of the first page
Media
The means of communication, such as radio, television and new…
Broadsheet
A newspaper with pages of a size larger than those of a tablo…
47 terms
Key Terms for Media Studies
Representation
Ideology
Hegemony
Textual Analysis
Always constructed; never a neutral 'window' on the world; Ab…
Sets of values, beliefs, ideas, representations that structur…
the political, economic, ideological or cultural power exerte…
Making an educated guess at some of the most likely interpret…
Representation
Always constructed; never a neutral 'window' on the world; Ab…
Ideology
Sets of values, beliefs, ideas, representations that structur…
23 terms
Journalism and Media Studies
Wi-Fi
Mass Communication
Medium
Media
Transmit internet data wirelessly, making it possible to tran…
Communication from one person or group of people through a me…
Means by which a message reaches an audience.
Plural of the word medium.
Wi-Fi
Transmit internet data wirelessly, making it possible to tran…
Mass Communication
Communication from one person or group of people through a me…
46 terms
Media Studies - Key Concepts
Consumption
Connotation
Medium shot
Long shot
What we call audiences watching/listening to media texts.
What a signifier could suggest/symbolise.
A camera shot, where we see a normal view of a person (about…
A shot of the whole of a person - can also be used to establi…
Consumption
What we call audiences watching/listening to media texts.
Connotation
What a signifier could suggest/symbolise.
17 terms
Media studies
Masthead
Banner
Headline
Byline
The name of the paper on the front page
Headings on the top of the page that identify different secti…
A guide to see what the story is about
Used to show who wrote the story or who took a pjcture
Masthead
The name of the paper on the front page
Banner
Headings on the top of the page that identify different secti…
Media studies
6 big companies
Media literacy
Comcast... Newscorp... Viacom... Cbs... Disney ... Time warner
Learning how to analyze media tects enhanses overall communic…
6 big companies
Comcast... Newscorp... Viacom... Cbs... Disney ... Time warner
Media literacy
Learning how to analyze media tects enhanses overall communic…
MEDIA STUDIES
Media
Culture
Visual Culture
Critique
3 M's. Messages, Means, Agents. Messages; the message that is…
Arjun Appadurai ... Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cul…
we make the most images... we see the most images... we are the mos…
a methodical process of doubt... mechanism to explore a concept…
Media
3 M's. Messages, Means, Agents. Messages; the message that is…
Culture
Arjun Appadurai ... Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cul…
41 terms
Media Studies
Mass Media
Partyism
Media Literate
Culture
Cultural industries and channels of communication that produc…
Sticking to one political party, and expecting others in your…
Critiquing the media in a way that is not as cynical or radic…
Symbols of expression that individuals , groups, and societie…
Mass Media
Cultural industries and channels of communication that produc…
Partyism
Sticking to one political party, and expecting others in your…
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