Past Essay Questions

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  • What is collective identity and how is it mediated?

 

  • Analyse the ways in which he media represent groups of people

 

  • ‘Media representations are complex, not simple and straight forward’. How far do you agree with this statement in relation to the collective group you have studied.

 

  • With reference to any one group of people that you have studied, discuss how their identity has been ‘mediated’.

 

  • ‘The media do not construct collective identity; they merely reflect it.’ Discuss

 

  • Analyse the ways in which the media represent one group of people you have studied.

 

  • Discuss how one or more groups of people are represented through the media.

 

  • Explain the role played by the media in the construction of collective identity.

 

  • How do media representations influence collective identity? You may refer to one group of people or more in your answer.

 

  • Discuss the different ways in which groups of people are represented by the media. You may refer to one group of people or more in your answer.

 

  • Analyse the ways in which at lease one group of people is ‘mediated’.

 

  • Discuss the social implications on media in relation to collective identity. You may refer to one group of people or more in your answer.

 

  • Analyse the impact of media representation on the collective identity of one or more groups of people.

 

  • Compare the different ways in which one or more groups of people are represented.

 

  • Explain what is meant by ‘collective identity’ and the role of media in its construction.

 

  • ‘Media representations are just reflections of reality, not constructions or distortions.’ Discuss with reference to one or more groups of people.

 

  • Media and collective identity: how does one affect the other?

 

  • ‘Media simply represent collective identity, they don’t create it.’ How far do you agree with this statement? Make reference to one or more groups of people in your answer.

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