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theory used in film criticism as a method of film analysis to explain the director as the distinctive voice, primary author and creative vision in film.
Encompasses both imitaion and identification to explain how people learn through observation of others in their environments and can base behavior on symbolic representations of be
media contribute to the construction of our social reality
Media are responsible to inform the public in a democracy
idea that gender equality is a social value
research findings that mass media exposure cultivates a view of the world that is consistent with mediated reality in heavy viewers
theory that explains society in terms of production, distribution and consumption of goods and services
struggle between social classes, the owners of means of production and teh production workers, underlies all political issues
decision on resource allocation are left to the independent decisions of individual producers and consumers acting in their own best interests without central direction
all ideas are put before the public and a democratic public will chose the best ideas
predicts media usage according to the human needs media satisfy
emphasizes the inherent use of group comparisons in managing identity needs and recognizes the important role that media images play in this process
explains how frames or sets of expectations are used to make sense of social situations and frames use cues to help interpret or plan actions
explains how media images can stimulate related thoughts in the minds of the audience
explains how media help determine what is important because though they don't tell us what to think, media does tell us what to think about
explains the media power to decide what to present to the public and what to withhold from public
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