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Mass Media & Communication Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is an example of economic convergence?

Question 2 2. What is organic convergence?

Question 3 3. India's Bollywood is an example of which type of convergence?

Question 4 4. All of these are part of the three C's of media convergence EXCEPT _____.

Question 5 5. Several reporters approach the governor as he exits a meeting. They shout questions, asking about his plan to deal with prison overcrowding. He replies, 'I don't have time for this.' One reporter prints that the governor isn't concerned about prison overcrowding and won't make the time to correct the issue. Why is this an example of bias by spin?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is associated with bias by selection of sources?

Question 7 7. Many media outlets have reported extensively on the long wait times for veterans seeking medical attention through VA hospitals. Several of those outlets neglected to cover the federal corruption and bureaucratic difficulties that led to the poor care of veterans. This is an example of _____.

Question 8 8. Conservatives and liberals have very different views on healthcare reform. A news station places a story featuring the conservative point of view at the top of its newscast, while placing a short story on the liberal point of view at the end. This is an example of _____.

Question 9 9. What is an advantage of FM over AM?

Question 10 10. Which was NOT a major news outlet in the 1950s?

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Question 11 11. When did the first color TVs emerge?

Question 12 12. Which technology did NOT adapt in the 1950s?

Question 13 13. Which of these would be an example of broadcast media?

Question 14 14. Which of these is the most common way for policymakers to use mass media?

Question 15 15. What is mass media?

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Question 16 16. Which of these groups is least likely to be influenced by mass media in their economic decisions?

Question 17 17. Mary decides she'd like to run for mayor. She posts the information on Facebook along with an offer for a free newsletter subscription to anyone who clicks the thumbs up button. Within a few hours, she sees that her approach has been widely successful. Mary is attempting to bring positive attention to her run for office through _____.

Question 18 18. Callie is browsing her Facebook feed. She notices that several of her friends like and follow an organization called 'The Society for the Rehumanization of American Music'. She goes to the organization's website and realizes she agrees with what they have to say about bringing imagination and soul back to modern music. Callie starts supporting and promoting their efforts. Callie's political attitude has been shaped through _____.

Question 19 19. The Governor of Illinois decides he'd like to raise the minimum wage in his state. Before releasing any other information, his press secretary tweets: 'Governor to help millions by supporting wage increase.' This is an example of _____.

Question 20 20. Any choice that deals with government affairs, structure or politics is known as a _____.

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Question 21 21. The symbols and characteristics that a culture associates with a particular idea or character is also known as which of the following?

Question 22 22. A stereotype can be defined as _____.

Question 23 23. Gender stereotypes portrayed in the media often help to establish what is and isn't appropriate behavior for men and women, which contributes to which of the following?

Question 24 24. Which of the following demonstrates a violation of gender stereotypes and traditional gender roles?

Question 25 25. What is the most modern form of mass media used today?

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Question 26 26. What is the definition of mass media?

Question 27 27. What is the role of the mass media?

Question 28 28. Among the answers listed, which are platforms of mass media?

Question 29 29. What is media convergence?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is an example of bias by labeling?

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