Media and Society: Critical Perspectives

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LIST OF FIGURES AND ILLUSTRATIONS
1Summary of Models of the Relationship between Media and Society6
Blair and Bush: Media users, media controllers7
Some Key Concepts Linking Media and Society9
New Technology and the Global Reach of Institutions11
Elements of British Commercial Television15
Functions of Media Institutions22
The Media: Power pressures26
2The Relationship of Key Concepts47
Happy Families on Holiday51
The Royal Family on Television: Media reconstruct life so that media reality fuses with social reality58
Female Surgeons62
Genre: The circle of repetition and reinforcement68
Posh and Becks: Alastair McGowan and Ronnie Ancona satire and intertextuality73
The Cowboy as Media Icon of a Culture and of Ideology74
3Family Watching TV84
The Weakest Link: Multiple audiences84
RISC Chart of Values87
Media Consumption in a Public Place96
Audiences: Effects99
4Images of Conflict111
Violence in Computer Games116
Media Representations of Violence: Conditions surrounding effects124
5Women's Magazines and Their Readers: Some key terms131
6Enjoyment of Music by Categories and Age150
Mall Music153
Figure Carrying Ipod165

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