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The Media Questions


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A presentation which contains questions about the chapter 'The Media' of the book 'Britain'.

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The Media Questions

  1. 1. The Media By Nick, Richard and Robert
  2. 2. <ul><li>How many households buy a copy of one of the main national papers every day? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Nearly 80% of all households buy a copy of one of the main national papers every day </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Name one right and one left broadsheet </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>One left broadsheet: </li></ul><ul><li>The Guardian </li></ul><ul><li>One right broadsheet: </li></ul><ul><li>The Daily telegraph </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Since 1982, Britain has had two channels which act as the main promotors of learning an ‘culture’, name these two channels </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>BBC 2 and Channel 4 are the main promotors of learning and ‘culture’ </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Name the four channels which all viewers in the country receive, and which of these channels advertise? </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>BBC 1; No advertising </li></ul><ul><li>2. ITV; Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>3. BBC 2; No advertising </li></ul><ul><li>4. Channel 4; Advertising </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>What is the longest-running soap in the world? </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>The longest-running soap in the world is ‘The Archers’. It describes itself as ‘an everyday story of country folk’. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Name two notable features of the British Press </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>One is its freedom from interference from government influence, which is virtually absolute </li></ul><ul><li>The other feature, which is partially the result of te commercial interests of its owners, is its shallowness </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Why did the sales of tabloids go up in September 1992? </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Sex and scandal sell newspapers. At that time, there were plenty of such stories around involving famous people and royalty </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Do any of the big national newspapers ‘belong’ to a political party? </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>No, however, each paper has an idea of what kind of reader it is appealing to and a fairly predictable political outlook </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Who was in John Reith and why was he so important? </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>John Reith was a man with a mission. He saw in radio an opportunity for ‘education’ and ‘high culture’ for the masses </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>How many percent of the British households owned or rented a ‘goggle box’ in 1970, and how many percent owns or rents one now? </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>1970: </li></ul><ul><li>94% of the British households </li></ul><ul><li>Now: </li></ul><ul><li>99% of the British households </li></ul>