please cite source as APA style and use theories of mass media Mass Communication Theory: Foundations, Ferment & Future by S. J. Baran and D. K. Davis.
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What are Functionalism Theory and Communication System Theory?
-List and briefly explain the 4 classic functions of media.
-What is the meaning of Manifest and Latent functions of media?
-Define Narcotizing Dysfunction and Mass Entertainment theory?
-List and define 4 Television violence theories as contained in your PPt presentation?
-Describe the development of cultural theory perspective incorporating the contributions of the -British Cultural theorists and the Frankfurt School scholars?
-Define Symbolic interactionism and Social behaviorism?
-What are the contributions of the following Scholars: Stuart Hall (be sure to incorporate Representation), Marshal McLuhan (incorporate â€œThe medium is the messageâ€), and Harrold Innis?
-What is political economy? Give example?
-What is Uses and gratifications theory â€“ include theorists?
-In discussing â€œactiveâ€ audience, what are Blumlerâ€™s (1979) meanings of â€œactiveâ€?
-What is semiotics (de Saussure) give example of how this can be applied to media studies?
-Three kinds of meaning include: Preferred/Dominant, Negotiated, and Oppositional. What do they mean â€“ give example of how a text can be construed using all three kinds of meaning.
-â€œNews is a force capable of shaping our worldâ€ – considering various sources of news available today, does this statement still hold true? Why or why not?
-What is Diffusion Theory? – include theorist and basic tenets and process.
-What is Social Marketing Theory â€“ what are its features?
-What is Knowledge Gap Theory? Does information age translate to knowledge age? Explain your answer.
-What is digital divide and what causes digital divide?
-What is Agenda Setting Theory? Discuss the legitimacy of this theory in light of social media especially Twitter?
-What is Spiral of Silence Theory? Include theorist and give example.
-Discuss the statement giving example â€œTelevision Blurs, Blends, and Bendsâ€.
-What in your opinion, is the future of media studies /theory?