media studies midterm review

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MDST 201 Midterm Review - Theories 22/02/2008 16:13:00 Ben Bagdikian (2000) Concentration of ownership; only 6 multinational conglomerates dominated  the mass media industry Entman (1989) Local newspaper competition; does monopoly ownership matter? Peterson and Berger (1975) Analysis of postwar music industry; high market concentration leads to  homogeneity while a competitive market leads to diversity Paul Lopes (1992) Updated version of Peterson and Berger’s survey; popular music industry has  become more complex since the 1960s Todd Gitlin (2000) Inside Prime Time : explores the decision-making processes at the 3 major  networks, suggesting that bottom-line profit pressures set the framework for  programming decisions James Curran (1977) Historical account of the British press; relationship between news and  advertising Andrew Goodwin (1992) Promotional demands of music videos help determine what the videos  actually look like Howard Becker (1982) “producing art requires elaborate cooperation among specialized personnel” o conventions of the media industry Fishman (1988) Local paper’s “justice” beat…vast terrain to cover leads reporters to develop  complex work routines Clayman and Reisner (1998)
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Conversation analysis techniques to study the daily editorial conferences at  which the front-page candidates are discussed Michael Schudson (1978) Discovering the News : treat the ideal of objectivity as something to be  explained McLaughlin, Osborne, and Smith (1995) Exploring the standards of conduct in electronic newsgroups James Davidson Hunter (1991) “culture wars” Antonio Gramsci (1971) Italian Marxist, wrote in the 1920s and 1930s on the notion of hegemony o Questions of power, culture, and ideology o Ruling groups can maintain their power through force, consent, or a  combination of the two Stuart Hall (1982) Mass media are one of the principal sites where cultural leadership, the work  of hegemony, is exercised “politics of signification” Media images do not reflect the world, they present it Herbert Gans (1979) Two of the most prominent enduring values in the news are “social order” and  “national leadership” Herman and Chomsky (1988) Propaganda model Gina Marchetti (1989) Key to the ideology of action-adventure films is the construction of the main  characters – villain and hero
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Susan Jeffords (1989) Vietnam action film genre is more about national pride and the  reinterpretation of defeat “remasculization” Ella Taylor (1989) Study of the changing view of family from the 1950s to the 1980s on TV
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