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    3-5.3 In chapter 3, we read a fairly specific definition of technological  convergence. In your own words, what does this term mean? Be Future: The Effects of Technology on Mass Media 3-5.4 As we read in Chapter 3, the physical form of books is evolving. Today, people still buy paper-based books. What factors do.
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  6-1.11 The Golden Age of American film ran up to the 1946 anti-trust ruling. In the era following this time, Hollywood invented this new form -- spectacular, huge-budget productions. These productions not only demonstrated proven profitability they also attracted huge audiences, making it very difficult for television networks to compete. a..
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  3-5.1 Name, in chronological order, the five stages of technological  development. Select any two of these and explain why you Technological Innovation 3-5.2 In what way(s) do new information technologies represent  a challenge to traditional global cultures? Do you feel that Media     .
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  2-1.11 In studying the history and growth of modern media, some students express surprise at the actual age of media such as photography. By what century was photography both technologically and economically viable? a.17th Century b.18th Century c.19th Century d.20th Century 2-1.12 Become a Major Part of American Mass Media This device was the forerunner of the modern motion.
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    1-1.11 Media This model of communication conceptualizes it as a linear, onemessage-at-a-time system through which information is shared. a.Transactional b.Affinity path c.Cultivation d.Shannon-Weaver 1-1.12 Media Digital media tend to spread information to most parts of the world in a nearly instantaneous manner. Today, we have the opportunity to see and hear stories from faraway places that we might never.
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  4-3.1__________ is given credit for establishing the subgenre of  magazines known as the photo magazine. 4-3.2__________ journalism labels newspapers that are small in size  and contain sensationalism. abloid 4-3.3 __________ is the name given to a chapter of a serialized novel that ends on a suspenseful note. 4-3.4 the  Print Media __________ pounds was the U.S. Postal.
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  6-4.7According to Chapter 6, special effects have become an integral  part of filmmaking. What is a matte shot? Of what use is this 6-4.8Who is George Lucas? What production company did he found? What has been the impact of this business? 6-4.9 6-4.10 What were the names of the first three television networks?  When.
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  5-1.1 Sound Recording The person most widely credited with the invention of modern sound recording is a.Thomas Alva Edison. b.Louis Glass. c.Edwin Howard Armstrong. d.Alexander Graham Bell. 5-1.2 Changing Times Because of the music that embodied the spirit of the times, the 1920s are often referred to as  a. the Rag Time. b.the Tin Pan Alley Era. c.the Jazz Age. d.the Silent.
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  2-1.1 By the 1760s, publishing was beginning to flourish in the American colonies. Which of the following media were distributed by 50 different presses by this time? a.Telegraph b.Broadsheets c.Scribes d.Penny Press 2-1.2 Publishers For his History of Media class, Vincent is constructing a replica of Gutenberg's printing press. Which of the following devices will he have to.
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  6-4Short Answer Questions 6-4.1What, according to Chapter 6, is a genre? Briefly explain one of  the two reasons whys genres are important to the success of Film 6-4.2List, and provide an example of a film fitting any of the five  genres named in Chapter 6. 6-4.3Briefly explain what is meant by the term.
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  5-2.1 Advances the Music Industry   Edison’s earliest sound-recording technology was intended for business uses such as dictation. 5-2.2 Changing Times   Jazz music personified the high spirits of the Roaring Twenties but failed to resonate with the struggle for survival that marked the years of the Depression. 5-2.3 Industry Links with Radio   In the early 1920s, the production of radio.
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  4-2.1   While small bookstores and small publishers have suffered in the early 2000s, the book publishing industry as a whole continues to prosper, with more titles published each year than ever before. 4-2.2   Google Book Search is one example of the book industry’s effort to digitize the entire catalog of printed knowledge. 4-2.3 Extend the.
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  5-1.11 Radio Broadcasting   David Sarnoff is considered one of radio’s three “pioneers” because a.he spearheaded RCA’s domination of the early radio broadcasting industry. b.he invented the technology that allowed sound to be transmitted without wires. c.he patented the “graphophone,” allowing radio to be broadcast in both AM and FM. d.he used radio to deliver the first.
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  4-5.1A mass medium is not a mass medium until a technological  innovation allows the medium to simultaneously communicate to a Questions was on the newspaper industry. 4-5.2Explain in some detail at least three reasons why the magazine  industry will likely be able to maintain its printed editions as well in the 20th century 4-5.3Explain.
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    2-5 Essay Questions 2-5.1 Briefly define the term “Yellow Journalism.” Be certain to note  the medium in which it became popular. Also, sketch out the   2-5.2 Media Coverage Why is there so much buzz about objects such as the iPad? In this image we see a screen shot of one displaying The New York.
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  46. Nam June Paik’s Danger Music for Dick Higgins was never intended to be played. 47. Postmodernism embraces metanarratives. 48. Modernism ended in 1945 with the closing of World War II. 49. Pop art is universally considered critical of consumer culture. 50. The plays of Arthur Miller are representative of postmodern theatre. 51. Cuban-American theatre.
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  57. What was Helen Frankenthaler’s signature painting process called? 58. What is the name of Ricardo Bofill’s well-known postmodern public housing development?  59. What is the name of Keith O’Derek’s independent documentary on West Coast rap music? 60. What is the name of the program created at the California Institute of.
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  3-3.1 OLPC The co-founder of the MIT Media Lab _______________ launched a global technology program designed to expand children's access to computers. This program is called _________. 3-3.2 Technological Innovation 3-3.3 Technological Innovation 3-3.4 Technological Innovation It is not uncommon to encounter _______________ wars in the _______________ stage. 3-3.5 Technological Innovation Backward compatibility; Blu-ray One key difference between _____________ and Blu-Ray players was the.
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  3-2.1 In 2005, the Google Library Project successfully argued that it was  exempt from copyright laws applying to its massive plan to make Libraries   3-2.2 Media Message   Al-Jazeera initially launched in the Middle East. Today, it represents a growing global competition to CNN. 3-2.3 As we learn in Chapter 3, digital media have strongly democratized the.
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  6-2 True/False QuestionsThis was dominant model of producing movies prior to 1946. It involved the end-to-end control of producing and distributing completed products. It included ownership of their theatres in which films were screened along with exclusive contracts held between the production company and its actors. a. Star System b.Studio system c.Golden.
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  1-1.1 People living in our culture who are still transitioning into the digital culture are known as: a.Digital natives b.Digizens c.Digital immigrants d.Global villagers 1-1.2 Emily is planning a public relations campaign. In the course of preparing for an interview with a local news reporter, she reviews information regarding the demographics of her target group. In doing.
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  3-1.11 Future: The Effects of Technology on Mass Media   This is the miniaturized electronic circuit that forms the basis of all electronic media. Its invention, utility, and growth are associated with which of the following inventors? a.Alvin Toffler b.Gordon Moore c.Paul Levinson 3-1.12 Future: The Effects of Technology on Mass Media This is the idea that as the processing power of an.
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  5-4.7 Explain why the Woodstock music festival was both an expression  of the countercultural spirit of its time (the late 1960s) and also When the Tide Turns 5-4.8 How MTV change the ways commercial music was created and  consumed? 5-4.9 Our text argues that gangsta rap’s relationship to hip-hop can be .
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  3-4.6 Consider various sound recording technologies. Of these, which is  clearly advanced to the antiquity stage? In your estimation, why is Technological Innovation 3-4.7 What is the library of congress? When was it founded? By whom? 3-4.8 Explain what is meant by the concept of information overload. Cite an example of when you experienced.
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  2-4.6In Chapter 2 we learn that the American Civil War was, in  effect, the first “media” war. Why is this the case?   2-4.7According to your book, what makes Slumdog Millionaire an  example of mass media storytelling?   2-4.8 Broadcasters   2-4.9 What is jazz? When did it emerge? Why should we study it in  reference to.
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  6-3Completion (fill-in-the-blank) Questions 6-3.1 Categorizing ___________ within established ____________not only allows viewers to identify the story structure of the film, but also helps both producers and distributors to market their products more easily. 6-3.2 Production_____________ is an editing technique that establishes action taking place in multiple locations in a motion picture. The invention of.
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  41. The __________ were an important collective of experimentalists involved with the development of postmodern dance in the 1960s. 42. Vladimir Nabokov’s novel __________ utilizes an antihero. 43. The novels of __________ reflect black vernacular culture and deal with sexual violence. 44. The independent filmmaker Nancy Savoca is best known for her film.
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  1-5.1 In recent years, the boundary between media consumer and media  producer has been blurred. Consider the shared experience of contemporary experiences with interactive, electronic media? raditional media operated in a linear, one-at-a-time fashion. At one point, a producer made a message which was then encoded and distributed to audiences. Audiences were.
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  6-1.1 Connections Joseph Campbell is known for his scholarship in the area of: a.myth b.digital imaging c.film regulation d.audience research 6-1.2 Both Film and Television are packaged into a variety of shared narrative forms. This is the name of the category into which these media are placed according to their use of shared story telling devices. a.Order b.Series c.Genre d.Content 6-1.3 According to our.
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  5-5.1 One of the central themes developed in our text is the relationship between the radio industry and the music industry. Discuss the major points of cooperation and tension between these two industries over the past century. In other words, consider how the radio and music industries have been interconnected, working together.
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  5-4.1 Why was jazz music demonized in its early years (the 1920s and ‘30s)? Changing Times 5-4.2 Why was the gramophone important to the history of modern  music? Platforms Emerge 5-4.3In the early 1900s, why did many musicians and composers hope  that the music recording industry would be unsuccessful? Platforms Emerge 5-4.4 Identify and discuss several ways.
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  4-1.1 How many years passed between the first independent newspaper published in the Colonies by James Franklin and the founding of the New York Times by Henry Jarvis Raymond? a. 3 years b.30 years c.100 years d.300 years 4-1.2 The New York Times has been involved in a number of famous historically legal cases. What was.
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  1-2True/False Questions 1-2.1 Media   According to our text, framing refers to the whether a TV camera operator uses a wide-angle or close-up lens during an interview. 1-2.2 Media   The key distinction between an active media platform and a passive media platform is whether or not such a platform allows for the exchange of information between users.
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  6-5.1 The Nielsen Ratings are a vital part of the operation of  contemporary American television. Briefly explain why this is Practices answer must include a discussion of the terms sweep weeks, and  share.   6-5.2 Observe the following image. Explain both the genre and home  country to which this image is attributed. Briefly.
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  4-4.8Briefly describe the “red scare.” Also explain who the  governmental official was that originated the scandal. 4-4.9The book industry is making an effort to digitize the entire catalog  of printed knowledge. Briefly explain what one major company is 4-4.10 Ebay and Craigslist managed to strike a blow to the dominance of  newspapers.
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  1-3Completion (fill-in-the-blank) Questions 1-3.1 igital natives; digital immigrantsToday, people have a diversity of experiences in reference to mass media. Those who have been born into and have grown up within a world of technology and the Internet are known as _____________________. In contrast, those who are still transitioning into the Digital Age.
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  2-3Completion (fill-in-the-blank) Questions 2-3.1 Maps are an early example of media convergence because they joined ________________ with ________________ to form a new medium. 2-3.2 Publishers composing sticks_____________________________ printing press made use of wood and metal letters, which a printmaker assembled into words using what was known as______________________. 2-3.3 ZoopraxiscopeIn the 1870s ____________________used a device to capture still.
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  4-4.1 CommunicationThe invention and widespread use of the telegraph had a major impact on the newspaper industry. Explain briefly what happened to the format or story structure of news reporters who had to file their stories by telegraph. Technologies Further Change the Industry 4-4.2 In the early 1800s, the magazine industry saw the possibility.
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    5-5.4 In various ways throughout the 20th century and today, radio has served a variety of important social, cultural, political, and individual purposes. Inspired by the photo, and copied above (photo showing a 1930s or ‘40s family in a living room listening to a radio broadcast by President Franklin D. Roosevelt),.
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  5-3.1 _____ were small entertainment establishments in which  customers could use coin-operated devices to watch short film Advances the Music Industry 5-3.2 Changing Times Great Depression The two major events that combined to help shape American music in the first few decades of the 20th century were ______________ and _____________. 5-3.3 Changing Times The musical style known as _____.
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  1-5.3 Briefly describe the concept of “media literacy.” Explain why this  concept is important and suggest one specific way in which you Media   1-5.4 Compare and contrast the theories of Uses and Gratifications and Agenda-Setting. What do these models hold in common? In what     .
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  2-4.1In Chapter 2, we learn of the creation of a new class of people  known as “scribes.” What was unique about these people? 2-4.2The Protestant Reformation emerges shortly after the emergence  of what technological and social inventions? Publishers   2-4.3What is a “broadsheet”? By the 1760s, how many presses in the  United States were.
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  4-1.11 Novels were often serialized and published in newspapers and magazines in the mid-19th Century. One way to write serial novels was to end chapters at a suspenseful point in the novel. That practices, which brought subscribers back for the next issue, became known as writing:  a. dime novels Photograph   b.Rupert Murdoch c.Otis Chandler d.Benjamin.
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  3-4.1 What characterizes the precursor stage of technological  development? What might be the biggest challenge of this stage? Technological Innovation 3-4.2 Briefly explain the concept of the digital divide. Negroponte 3-4.3What is meant by the concept of a format war? In what stage of  technological development does this occur? Technological Innovation 3-4.4 What is bandwidth? Why.
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    4-5.4The future of print mass media is being determined now, in the  early decades of the 21st century. As we move into the digital age, Survive the Digital solvent. Explain in some detail what the industry is doing to Revolution? reinvent itself. Describe a new business model that succeeded and even flourish in.
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  2-2 True/False QuestionsThis war is described in Chapter 2 as the first “Media War.” a.The 1991 Gulf War b.The Vietnam War c.Operation Iraqi Freedom d.Civil War 2-2.1 Pan-cultural systems of communication carry their messages from one group of people to other, more geographically distant, people or peoples. 2-2.2 As the case study of Su Dongpo reveals, interpersonally mediated.
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  3-1.1 Negroponte Co-founder of the MIT Media Lab _______________________ recently brought the idea of one laptop per child to fruition. a.Alvin Toffler b.Nicholas Negroponte c.Marshall McLuhan d.Gordon Moore 3-1.2 Negroponte Not all citizens in the world have access to information technologies. Which of the following terms captures the idea that there is a gulf between those who do and.
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