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Quiz 7 :

Mediated Communication and Social Media

Quiz 7 :

Mediated Communication and Social Media

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Social science research has demonstrated that people who are exposed to a great deal of media violence frequently demonstrate aggressive or violent behavior.
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Facebook undertook a gatekeeping activity that stirred up a great deal of controversy when it
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Philip and Che watch the evening news together every night, and they routinely view television programs that deal with events all over the world. It is likely that they will be more sensitive than most people are to other cultures.
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Many people who research media violence hypothesize that TV, films, and video games
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The striking result of a 2016 Nielsen report on mass media use in the United States was that Americans spend more time
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You love being around people, talking to them, and hearing what they have to say. When you go to stay with your grandmother, you can still connect with all your friends through social media, and you spend a lot of time online. Your grandmother, who is shy, has an e-mail account but would never consider having a Facebook account. She says it would make her feel too exposed. The differences between you and your grandmother illustrate the uses and gratifications theory.
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CMC (computer-mediated communication) relationships develop more slowly than do face-to-face relationships.
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Gatekeeping is the process of
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Early television programs that included African Americans cast them in secondary roles, with white, middle-class men and women in the primary roles. These depictions tended to perpetuate stereotypes.
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Your friend Inga reads a number of beauty magazines. The women pictured in them tend to be very slender, and they wear the latest fashions. Inga routinely complains about her weight, and she sometimes diets and exercises to excess. This is an example of the way media consumption can affect body image.
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The ways in which different technologies have evolved to perform similar tasks is referred to as
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Uses and gratifications theorists view social media as negative.
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The distinguishing feature of computer-mediated communication (CMC) is that it relies on
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Which statement about media effects is NOT supported by research?
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All of the following are examples of media convergence EXCEPT
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Which item below is NOT a reason cited for studying mediated communication?
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Which item below is NOT a form of mediated communication?
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In part because of communication technology and the social media, intercultural communication is more important today than it was 30 years ago.
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People are more likely to use social media to seek out new relationships than to maintain current relationships.
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Your parents tend to call you when they know you're at work and they leave voice-mail messages. Sometimes they e-mail you instead. They rarely talk to you when you call, and they do not like to send text messages. We may conclude that they prefer synchronous communication.
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