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Terminology quiz

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Terminology quiz

  1. 1. Media Theory Revision Quiz
  2. 2. Revision QuizThe construction in any medium (especiallythe mass media) of aspects of ‘reality’ such aspeople, places, objects, events, culturalidentities and other abstract concepts.
  3. 3. Revision QuizThe process through which the mass mediaconstruct messages and the audiences in theirturn receive and reconstruct the meaning.
  4. 4. Revision QuizWhere we inhabit - things like oursurroundings, family, friends, school, work, neighbourhood and so on which help to shapeour individual identities.
  5. 5. Revision QuizA theory developed by Blumler and Katz whichdiscusses how users proactively search formedia that will not only meet a given needbut enhance knowledge, social interactionsand diversion .
  6. 6. Revision QuizThe body of ideas reflecting the social needsand aspirations of anindividual, group, class, or culture.
  7. 7. Revision QuizA theory which states that Western nationsdominate the media around the world whichin return has a powerful effect on Third WorldCultures by imposing on them Western viewsthereby diminishing their native cultures.
  8. 8. Revision QuizThe dominance or leadership of one socialgroup or nation over others.
  9. 9. Revision QuizAn intellectual commitment and a politicalmovement that seeks justice for women andthe end of sexism in all forms.
  10. 10. Revision QuizThe legacy of the era of European, andsometimes American, direct globaldomination, which ended roughly in the mid-20th century, and the residual political, socio-economic, and psychological effects of thatcolonial history.
  11. 11. Revision QuizAn economic and socio-political world viewand method of socio-economic inquiry thatcentres upon a materialism, routes to socialchange and offers a critique of thedevelopment of capitalism.
  12. 12. Revision QuizQualities assigned to groups of people relatedto their race, nationality and sexualorientation, etc. - Aconventional, formulaic, and oversimplifiedconception, opinion, or image.
  13. 13. Revision QuizA character theory for studying media textsand productions, which indicates that therewere 7 broad character types, the result of theauthor’s analysis of 100 tales.– The villain (struggles against the hero)– The donor(prepares the hero or gives the hero some magical object)– The (magical) helper (helps the hero in the quest)– The princess (person the hero marries, often sought for during the narrative)– Her father– The dispatcher (character who makes the lack known and sends the hero off)– The hero or victim/seeker hero, reacts to the donor, weds the princess
  14. 14. Revision QuizA Marxist theory that people are unable tosee things, especiallyexploitation, oppression, and socialrelations, as they really are.
  15. 15. Revision QuizA concept used for “analysing visual culture…that deals with how an audience views thepeople presented.”
  16. 16. Revision QuizIn Marxist terms, the ruling classes who havethe money, power and influence.
  17. 17. Revision QuizA theory which suggests that stories beginwith an equilibrium or status quo where anypotentially opposing forces are in balance.This is disrupted by some event, setting inchain a series of events. Problems are solvedso that order can be restored to the world ofthe fiction.
  18. 18. Revision QuizThe circumstance where the most powerfulroles in most sectors of society are heldpredominantly by men, and the least powerfulroles are held predominantly by women.
  19. 19. Revision QuizThe increase in feminist activity whichoccurred in America, Britain, and Europe fromthe late sixties onwards.
  20. 20. Revision QuizThe system by which, in language andthought, two theoretical opposites are strictlydefined and set off against one another.
  21. 21. Revision QuizA society, as our own, where there is a beliefin the importance of liberty and equal rightsand where there is valuing andacknowledgment of diversity.
  22. 22. Media Theory Revision Quiz ... and here come the answers
  23. 23. Revision QuizThe construction in any medium (especiallythe mass media) of aspects of ‘reality’ such aspeople, places, objects, events, culturalidentities and other abstract concepts. REPRESENTATION
  24. 24. Revision QuizThe process through which the mass mediaconstruct messages and the audiences in theirturn receive and reconstruct the meaning. MEDIATION
  25. 25. Revision QuizWhere we inhabit - things like oursurroundings, family, friends, school, work, neighbourhood and so on which help to shapeour individual identities. SITUATED CULTURE
  26. 26. Revision QuizA theory developed by Blumler and Katz whichdiscusses how users proactively search formedia that will not only meet a given needbut enhance knowledge, social interactionsand diversion . USES AND GRATIFICATIONS THEORY
  27. 27. Revision QuizThe body of ideas reflecting the social needsand aspirations of an individual, group, class,or culture. IDEOLOGY
  28. 28. Revision QuizA theory which states that Western nationsdominate the media around the world whichin return has a powerful effect on Third WorldCultures by imposing on them Western viewsthereby diminishing their native cultures. CULTURAL IMPERIALISM
  29. 29. Revision QuizThe dominance or leadership of one socialgroup or nation over others. HEGEMONY
  30. 30. Revision QuizAn intellectual commitment and a politicalmovement that seeks justice for women andthe end of sexism in all forms. FEMINISM
  31. 31. Revision QuizThe legacy of the era of European, andsometimes American, direct globaldomination, which ended roughly in the mid-20th century, and the residual political, socio-economic, and psychological effects of thatcolonial history. POST COLONIALISM
  32. 32. Revision QuizAn economic and socio-political world viewand method of socio-economic inquiry thatcentres upon a materialism, routes to socialchange and offers a critique of thedevelopment of capitalism. MARXISM
  33. 33. Revision QuizQualities assigned to groups of people relatedto their race, nationality and sexualorientation, etc. - Aconventional, formulaic, and oversimplifiedconception, opinion, or image. STEREOTYPES
  34. 34. Revision QuizA character theory for studying media textsand productions, which indicates that therewere 7 broad character types, the result of theauthor’s analysis of 100 tales.– The villain (struggles against the hero)– The donor(prepares the hero or gives the hero some magical object)– The (magical) helper (helps the hero in the quest)– The princess (person the hero marries, often sought for during the narrative)– Her father– The dispatcher (character who makes the lack known and sends the hero off)– The hero or victim/seeker hero, reacts to the donor, weds the princess PROPP’S THEORY
  35. 35. Revision QuizA Marxist theory that people are unable tosee things, especially exploitation, oppression,and social relations, as they really are. FALSE CONSCIOUSNESS
  36. 36. Revision QuizA concept used for “analysing visual culture…that deals with how an audience views thepeople presented.” GAZE THEORY
  37. 37. Revision QuizIn Marxist terms, the ruling classes who havethe money, power and influence. BOURGEOISIE
  38. 38. Revision QuizA theory which suggests that stories beginwith an equilibrium or status quo where anypotentially opposing forces are in balance.This is disrupted by some event, setting inchain a series of events. Problems are solvedso that order can be restored to the world ofthe fiction. TODOROV’S THEORY
  39. 39. Revision QuizThe circumstance where the most powerfulroles in most sectors of society are heldpredominantly by men, and the least powerfulroles are held predominantly by women. PATRIACHY
  40. 40. Revision QuizThe increase in feminist activity whichoccurred in America, Britain, and Europe fromthe late sixties onwards. SECOND WAVE FEMINISM
  41. 41. Revision QuizThe system by which, in language andthought, two theoretical opposites are strictlydefined and set off against one another. BINARY OPPOSITION
  42. 42. Revision QuizA society, as our own, where there is a beliefin the importance of liberty and equal rightsand where there is valuing andacknowledgment of diversity. LIBERAL PLURALISM/LIBERAL PLURALIST

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