How Much Do You Know About Mass Media And Society?

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How Much Do You Know About Mass Media And Society?

Whether you love it or hate it mass media has a huge impact on society and everyone who lives in it. People model their lives after the mediated versions they see presented to them by companies. How much do you know about this repeating cycle of media to society to media?


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  • 1. 
    Examples of mass media are:
    • A. 

      Commercials

    • B. 

      Personal diary

    • C. 

      Newspapers

    • D. 

      Films

    • E. 

      Documentaries

    • F. 

      Texts to a friend

  • 2. 
    Mass media has an influence on:
    • A. 

      Fashion

    • B. 

      Modern culture

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Politics

  • 3. 
    When did Media saturation occur?
    • A. 

      1930s

    • B. 

      1960s

    • C. 

      1980s

    • D. 

      2000s

  • 4. 
    What theory argues that because people seek out information that they already believe, media has little effect on most people.
    • A. 

      Limited-effect theory

    • B. 

      Class domenice theory

    • C. 

      Culturalist theory

    • D. 

      Agreeable media theory

  • 5. 
    What theory tells of the media's ability to manipulate audience interpretation of a media message through careful control of angles, facts, opinions, amount of coverage?
    • A. 

      Framing

    • B. 

      Agenda-setting

    • C. 

      Knowledge-gap theory

    • D. 

      Cultivation theory

  • 6. 
    Audiences infer the portrayed world upon the real world, according to what theory?
    • A. 

      Framing

    • B. 

      Knowledge-gap theory

    • C. 

      Cultivation theory

    • D. 

      Agenda setting theory

  • 7. 
    Media has been called the arm of democracy. What does this mean?
    • A. 

      Democracy would not run without media

    • B. 

      Freedom of speech in media allows people to keep political members and ideas in check

    • C. 

      Media helps politicians create ads

    • D. 

      Government members can say whatever they want through media forms

  • 8. 
    Media decides what's important and what's  what's not important. What's important right now?
    • A. 

      Smoking

    • B. 

      Looking at animals

    • C. 

      Body image

    • D. 

      Rock music

    • E. 

      Having interesting names for your kids

  • 9. 
    Some films with major influence on society:
    • A. 

      JFK, the government became more transparent

    • B. 

      Parent Trap, divorce rate went down

    • C. 

      Bambi, decrease in hunting

    • D. 

      The Deer Hunter, more deaths from Russian Rulet

    • E. 

      Taxi Driver, increase in taxis in major cities

    • F. 

      Fight Club, fight clubs formed

  • 10. 
    Which songs created real influence in the world?
    • A. 

      Sam Cooke- 'a change is gonna come', helped expose segregation

    • B. 

      The Monkee's- 'I'm a believer,' increased marriges the year of its release

    • C. 

      Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Mary Lambert- 'Same Love,' stopped people from using the term gay derogatively

    • D. 

      Public Enemy- 'fight the power,' got many young people interested in politics at a time when it was an old bous club

    • E. 

      Carly Rae Jepson- 'call me maybe,' increased women asking out men