Media: AQA A Level Sociology Topic Ten Markers
This set of 12 ten-marker questions provides examples of how to respond to potential AQA A Level Sociology exam questions on The Media.
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The ten marker questions featured in this resource are:
Outline and explain two ways in which new media has affected the ownership and control of the media in the UK today. (10 marks)
Outline and explain two ways in which the ownership of the media affects the selection and presentation of news content in the UK today. (10 marks)
Outline and explain two ways in which globalisation has affected the relationship between media and its audience. (10 marks)
Outline and explain two ways the audience affects media representations of ethnicity in the UK today. (10 marks)
Outline and explain two ways in which the ownership and control of the media affects representations of social class in the media. (10 marks)
Outline and explain two ways in which globalisation has affected the selection and presentation of the news. (10 marks)
Applying material from Item M, analyse two criticisms of the view that the audience controls the content of the mass media. (10 marks)
Applying material from Item M, analyse two ways in which the media is able to affect its audience. (10 marks)
Applying material from Item M, analyse two criticisms of Marxist theories of the ownership and control of the media. (10 marks)
Applying material from Item M, analyse two criticisms of the view that the government should regulate the selection and presentation of the news. (10 marks)
Applying material from Item M, analyse two reasons why women are negatively stereotyped in the media. (10 marks)
Applying material from Item I, analyse two ways in which working-class people are represented in the media today. (10 marks)
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