Britishness

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Britishness

  1. 1. BRITISHNESS Media and Collective Identity A2 Media Studies
  2. 2. LEARNING OUTCOMES <ul><li>Be able to… </li></ul><ul><li>Explain what you think is meant by britishness. </li></ul><ul><li>Summarise how Britishness is represented in an area of the media. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Starter – Being a Brit <ul><li>What do you think is meant by Britishness? Make a list of the things that spring to mind… </li></ul><ul><li>How do you think Brits are viewed by others? Why is this? </li></ul><ul><li>How do the media represent britishness? Give one example… </li></ul>
  4. 9. Collective Identity <ul><li>What do you think is meant by this phrase? </li></ul><ul><li>A definition… </li></ul><ul><li>Colective identity is…”a shared sense of ‘one-ness’ or ‘we-ness’ anchored in real or imagined shared attributes and experiences among those who comprise the collectivity and in relation or contrast to one or more actual or imagined sets of ‘others’.” </li></ul>
  5. 10. Britishness and the media - film <ul><li>Pick a british film and answer the following questions… </li></ul><ul><li>What makes the film British? </li></ul><ul><li>How are British people represented in the film? </li></ul><ul><li>What effect does this representation have on the audience? </li></ul>

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