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Chapter Twenty: Mass Media and Technology 1. The history of the telephone illustrates the co-evolution of technology and mass communication. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 2. Humans have no built-in encoding capacity and have to rely on technology. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 3. Communication entails encoding and transmission, but not decoding. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 4. According to Winner, technology is composed of two elements—apparatuses and social institutions. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 5. According to the textbook, mass communication now includes point-to-point communication such as e-mail. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 6. With the deployment of the World Wide Web, the foundations of centralized mass communication as the only form of mass communication began to unravel. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 7. The Internet is both a mass person-to-person and a mass broadcast communication system. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 8. Canada was the second country in the world, after the US, to launch a non-military communication satellite. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 9. The textbook re-definition of mass communication includes architecture. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 10. Marconi attempted to restrict the use of radio to a point-to-point medium of communication. a. *TRUE
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2010 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Barrym during the Fall '09 term at Waterloo.

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