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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…
38 terms
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
9 terms
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
28 terms
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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.
76 terms
Media Studies
Media Effects Research
Cultural Studies
Propaganda Analysis
Public Opinion Research
attempted to understand, explain, and predict the effects of…
focuses on how people make meaning, apprehend reality, articu…
started after WW1, use of propaganda techniques for peace
studying citizens attitudes, political campaigns, etc
Media Effects Research
attempted to understand, explain, and predict the effects of…
Cultural Studies
focuses on how people make meaning, apprehend reality, articu…
10 terms
Sound terminology for Media Studies
Soundtrack
Sound effects
Ambient sound
Voiceover
the recorded sound element of a film
sounds other than dialogue or music made artificially
surrounding sounds in the background
narration in a film not accompanied by a synchronised image o…
Soundtrack
the recorded sound element of a film
Sound effects
sounds other than dialogue or music made artificially
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…
AS Media Studies Introduction to Representation
Representation
Realism
Codes
Ideology
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.
A system of beliefs/values which determines how we see the wo…
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
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
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…
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…
19 terms
WJEC Media Studies - Theory
hypodermic syringe theory
Copycat theory
Desensitization theory
Sensitisation
The hypodermic syringe approach to media effects believes tha…
suggests that merely viewing media violence can lead to imita…
the idea that repeated exposure to emotionally activating med…
Young (1981), argues that seeing the effects of violence and…
hypodermic syringe theory
The hypodermic syringe approach to media effects believes tha…
Copycat theory
suggests that merely viewing media violence can lead to imita…
58 terms
Media Studies
Visual Codes
Denotation
Connotation
Rhetorical Question
'Non-verbal' communication. e.g Use of colour, image, body la…
Saying what you see.
Explaining the effect of what you see.
No Answer needed.
Visual Codes
'Non-verbal' communication. e.g Use of colour, image, body la…
Denotation
Saying what you see.
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
10 terms
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
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…
57 terms
Media Studies- Audiences and Institutions
Audience
Institution
Production
Distribution
The people the film are aimed at, the target audience- age/ g…
Any company involved in the media- focus on the film industry…
Making the film- planning, casting, filming, editing and effe…
Taking the film to an audience- the distributor will work out…
Audience
The people the film are aimed at, the target audience- age/ g…
Institution
Any company involved in the media- focus on the film industry…
10 terms
Media Studies
uprising
ballooned
relinquish
upheaval
(Noun) equal Revolt
(verb) to increase at a rapid rate
(verb) equal to surrender
(Noun) strong or violent change, such us the society.
uprising
(Noun) equal Revolt
ballooned
(verb) to increase at a rapid rate
68 terms
Media Studies
Medium
Mass Media
New Media
Technological Convergence
Any vehicle that conveys information
Vehicles through which mass communications take places
technologies, practices and institutions designed to facilita…
technological advancements coming together and working for ea…
Medium
Any vehicle that conveys information
Mass Media
Vehicles through which mass communications take places
11 terms
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…
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,…
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
33 terms
Advertising GCSE Media Studies
Account
Agency
Anchor
Benefits
The relationship between the advertiser and client - an _____…
The organisation that takes care of advertising for clients.
To pin down a particular meaning of a drawing or photograph o…
" The features of a product that are highlighted to customers…
Account
The relationship between the advertiser and client - an _____…
Agency
The organisation that takes care of advertising for clients.
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.
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,…
A2 Media Studies (WJEC) Media Industry - Regulation
Regulation
Self-Regulation
Co-Regulation
Office of Communication
The action or process of enforcing rules or directives made a…
When an industry sets and enforces its own rules through an a…
When an industry has rules or directives made and maintained…
Abbreviated to Ofcom and responsible for regulating the TV an…
Regulation
The action or process of enforcing rules or directives made a…
Self-Regulation
When an industry sets and enforces its own rules through an a…
Media Studies Key Concepts Terminology
Audience
Conglomerate
Consolidation
Convergence
anyone who a text is aimed at; anyone who receives a media text
large industrial corporation made up of several different com…
the trend for large corporations to acquire smaller companies…
media audiences who choose their texts (as opposed
Audience
anyone who a text is aimed at; anyone who receives a media text
Conglomerate
large industrial corporation made up of several different com…
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…
35 terms
Media Studies
diegetic
non-diegetic
aerial shot
close up
sound that could logically be heard by the characters in the…
sound that cannot be heard by the characters but is designed…
shot taken from a plane or helicopter
head and shoulders of a person in shot
diegetic
sound that could logically be heard by the characters in the…
non-diegetic
sound that cannot be heard by the characters but is designed…
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…
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…
20 terms
Media Studies Vocabulary
Target audience
Message
Logo
Slogan
Main group of people that a commercial is trying to reach
Central idea of ad
Mark or symbol that represents a company
Short & memorable phrase used to promote a product
Target audience
Main group of people that a commercial is trying to reach
Message
Central idea of ad
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