HUM 176 Exam, Version 1.4 Page 1of 4Name:Alayna FosterMULTIPLE CHOICE. Write the correct letter in the space to the right. 2 points each.Answer Letter1Information transmitted to large segments of the population.BA)Public announcementB)Mass communicationC)Mass mediaD)Public forum
2A means of communication that is designed to reach a large audience.
3Media consumers are able to annotate, comment on, and remix media, as a few examples.
4The people who help determine which stories make it to the public.
6People who exert strong influence on trends, styles, and popular culture.BA) GatekeepersB) TastemakersC) CelebritiesD) Audience
7The ability to decode and process messages and symbols transmitted by media.
8A theory stating that individuals use media to satisfy specific needs or desires.
9The use of irony, sarcasm, and ridicule to expose vice, folly, etc. in society.A
10A theory stating that mass media determines the issues the public considers important.AA)Agenda-setting theoryB)Uses & gratifications theoryC)Spiral of silenceD)Mass theory
11A web of interconnected computers and all of the information publicly available on these computers.
12An agreed-upon set of rules for two or more entities to communicate over a network.D
13Any catchphrase, video, or piece of media that becomes a cultural symbol on the Internet.D
14A service that collects and distributes stories from major professional news sources and presents them in a streamlined format.DA)News aggregatorB)Internet memeC) GatekeepersD)News producer