Media Studies Theorists

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Hdoherty
  • Created on: 20-01-20 23:02
Saussure
The signifier and the signified
1 of 33
Barthes
Denotation and connotation, as well as action/enigma codes of narratives
2 of 33
Todorov
Narratology - narrative arc (equilibrium, dis-equilibrium; new equilibrium)
3 of 33
Neale
Repetition and difference; predictable pleasure and innovation; borrowing genre ideas
4 of 33
Levi-Strauss
Binary opposition
5 of 33
Baudrillard
Postmodernist theory; hyperreality and simulacra
6 of 33
Hall
'In' and 'out' groups and marginalisation
7 of 33
Gauntlett
Pic 'n' mix identity; media as a tool to enable value transference, offering diversity
8 of 33
Van Zoonen
Pejorative stereotypes of women's roles; women = objects, men = spectacle
9 of 33
Hooks
Media reflects the values of the white male; black women are represented as lower status - intersectionality
10 of 33
Butler
Gender performing and gender trouble (fluid vs fixed); repeated
11 of 33
Gilroy
Post-colonial theory; ethnic minorities are dehumanised in the media
12 of 33
Mulvey
Male gaze/female gaze
13 of 33
Wolf
The beauty myth - unachievable beauty standards
14 of 33
Cohen
Moral panics caused by media representations; folk devils
15 of 33
Bandura
Social learning theory; imitation of behaviour through repeated exposure; Bobo doll experiment
16 of 33
Hall
Reception theory; preferred, negotiated and oppositional readings
17 of 33
Gerbner
Cultivation; mean world syndrome
18 of 33
Jenkins
Fandoms; textual poaching (active audiences); participatory culture
19 of 33
Shirky
'End of audience'; increased activism and prosumers; Web 2.0
20 of 33
Fiske
Audience power; audiences interpretations are more important than the media's original messages
21 of 33
Blumler and Katz
Uses and gratifications - surveillance, personal identity, social relationships, escapism/diversion
22 of 33
Dyer
Utopian solutions - intensity, transparency, abundance, community, energy
23 of 33
Katz and Lazarfeld
Two-step flow theory; opinion leaders get info and the pass on their interpretations to their audience
24 of 33
Curran and Seaton
Oligopoly; the media doesn't take risks; formulaic; originality
25 of 33
Hesmondhalgh
Vertical (own means of production, distribution and exhibition) and horizontal integration (owning the market of media, i.e. films)
26 of 33
Althusser
Hegemony and dominant values
27 of 33
Pierce
Iconic, indexical and symbolic signs
28 of 33
Propp
Character types and their functions
29 of 33
Altman
Semantic elements. - micro, mise en scene, character, etc; syntactic elements - macro., themes, messages, etc.
30 of 33
4 representations of non-whites
Infantalise, dehumanised, essentialise, primitivise
31 of 33
Public Service Broadcaster Remit
Appeal to a diverse audience (CAGE); represent British culture; Channel 4 - commercial broadcaster; BBC4 - TV license fee
32 of 33
Scandi-Noir conventions
Frequent images of water; low-key lighting; chiaroscuro; dull thematic palette; lone protagonist; industrial setting
33 of 33

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Barthes

Back

Denotation and connotation, as well as action/enigma codes of narratives

Card 3

Front

Todorov

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Neale

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Levi-Strauss

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Media Studies resources:

See all Media Studies resources »See all Theory resources »