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Heintz-knowles -age

Analysed the ways in which children are portrayed in TV:

-children never grappling with important issues

-ethnic minority children are under represented

-motivated by peers, relationships, school and religion

-in adverts, antisocial behaviour is rewarded

-girls shown as affectionate and boys seen as physically aggressive

2

Postman -age

Childhood is being merged with adulthood, children are being presented as more mature

3

Osgerby -age

In 1950's youths are represented positively but now youths are seen as negative

4

Landis -age

Stereotypes:

-feisty old women
-sickly old person
-mentally deficient
-grumpy old man
-depressed and lonely
-having second child
-having wisdom
-busy body

5

Biggs -age

Older people in soap operas a lot
Negative portrayals of old people
Move towards a more active view of older people

6

Ferguson -gender

Him, home and looking good (for him)

7

Easthorpe -gender

Males represented as biologically strong and expected to be masculine

8

Whannel -gender

David beckham - metrosexual man, taking care of looks and stereotypical masculine figure

9

Glascock -gender

More strong independent women in TV and film

10

Gauntlett -gender

From 1990 to present, there are traditional gender roles across a range of TV and film

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Gill - gender

Strong independent women are represented but still overly sexualised

12

Sewell -ethnicity

Black African Caribbean people follow the hyper masculine role model like rap music and gangs

13

Van dijk -ethnicity

Black is used as a negative word and unimportant

14

Malik -ethnicity

Media not reporting the reality of the ethnic minorities

15

Barker -ethnicity

Soap opera 'eastenders' represents ethnic minorities in significant roles

16

Hall -ethnicity

-Overt - open and obvious racism
-inferential racism - subtle and not obvious

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Parsons -gender

Expressive and instrumental roles

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Dodd and Dodd -class

Presenting an old view of working class society

E.g. Eastenders

19

Newman -class

Working class portrayed as unflattering and negative light

20

Devereux -class

Royle family represent a realistic view of working class

21

Jones -class

Chavtainment, portrayed in a negative and aggressive way

22

Golding and Middleton-class

Welfare issues didn't seem news worthy until they involved crime or fraud in the underclass

23

Price -class

Poverty porn - intended to be negative and exploit aspects of lower class culture

24

Nairn -class

-Media supports the royal family
-positive stories to do with the royal family, are often more covered than the negative portrayals

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Reiner -class

People with enormous wealth are celebrated, audiences are influenced to interact with them
The media try to obtain a false class consciousness