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Mass Media & Communication Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is an advantage of FM over AM?

Question 2 2. Which best describes the changes that happened at newspapers during the 1950s?

Question 3 3. In media convergence, corporation and collaboration ensure that?

Question 4 4. Which media services can be utilized if media organizations collaborate with corporations?

Question 5 5. What is media convergence?

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Question 6 6. Which of these is an example of economic convergence?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT an example of mass media?

Question 8 8. What is mass media research?

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. Which of the following is an example of bias by labeling?

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Question 11 11. 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 12 12. Any choice that deals with government affairs, structure or politics is known as a _____.

Question 13 13. What is the definition of mass media?

Question 14 14. What does the mass media have a major influence on?

Question 15 15. Which of these is the most common way for policymakers to use mass media?

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Question 16 16. Which form of mass media makes information most accessible, but is also the least regulated?

Question 17 17. How is symbolic interactionism theory related to advertising?

Question 18 18. What is a key effect that occurs based on the spiral of silence theory in the media?

Question 19 19. How are the effects of the Beatles' TV appearance in the US in 1964 and the start of the Arab Spring in 2010 similar?

Question 20 20. How did the reporting of the Kennedy assassination change news coverage?

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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. Gender expression refers to which of the following?

Question 23 23. What are the steps of the two-step flow model of media influence in the study of mass media?

Question 24 24. What is the cultural approach to examining mass media?

Question 25 25. When did the first color TVs emerge?

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Question 26 26. What is media convergence?

Question 27 27. What is organic convergence?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is an example of mass media research being performed in the real world?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. 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 _____.

Mass Media & Communication Chapter Exam Instructions

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