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Quiz 2 study guide - Chapter 16-What does Melvin DeFleur...

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Chapter 16 -What does Melvin DeFleur blames the recent dearth in breakthrough mass communication effect research on -What theory holds that mass media violence triggers real-life violence -What is the notion that the media lull people into passivity -News serves which mass communication function? -Consciously choosing media with content related to one's interests is called what -Which theory states that media violence heads off actual violence vicariously? -The field of research that explores how individuals choose certain media outlets is called what -What function do media serve by providing information about what's going on? -What does Desensitizing Theory see media-depicted violence as -What does Scholar George Gerbner say about media-depicted violence? -Do people have a lot of control over mass media effects on them. -Do most media scholars today believe the effects of the mass media are instantaneous. -Do people who expose themselves to mass messages become more personally involved in political processes.
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2008 for the course JOUR 100 taught by Professor Leach during the Spring '08 term at Mt. SAC.

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Quiz 2 study guide - Chapter 16-What does Melvin DeFleur...

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