Reading The Media

A Sociology of Mass Communications

Links below will open a sample series of lectures presented as part of the Level Two (second year) programme for students following the Combined Studies and other degree level courses at Bradford College.

The Module examines the nature of the mass communications industies, their history and development, and the relationship of audience to the content of mass media product.

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B Mulrine 2002

 

INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW: What is mass communications?

Selected models of Mass media receptivity.

Selected sociological perspectives and the Mass Media

More selected sociological perspectives and the Mass Media

Mass Media _-The wider context.

Mass Media-Ownership & Control

Mass Media- The representation of crime

Mass Media- The representation of gender.

"Miami Vice" deconstructed (really!)

Global Media-Global Culture?

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