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1

How does LNWH challenge the idea that media is controlled by a small number of companies driven by the logic of profit and power?

BBC, despite being a large and significant company, is funded by a license fee which frees BBC producers from the pressure to generate profit.

2

What idea of Curran and Seaton's could LNWH support?

The idea that socially diverse patterns of ownership help create conditions for varied and adventurous productions.
-lnwh has an all female panel and tends to choose women from a diverse range of ethnic backgrounds.

3

What could be an oppositional reading of the show?

That the show is in-fact anti-feministic due to its lack of male representation that steers away from the feministic approach of equality for all.

4

What could be a preferred reading of the show?

That the audience consider how often this female dominance is reversed and the ways it is often likely that males will dominate a media text.

5

How can Gauntlett’s identity theory be linked to LNWH?

The entirety female panel of educated older women gives the target audience (of similar demographics) someone to identify with

6

How does the gender bias link to bell hooks' feminist theory?

Feminism is a political struggle to end patriarchal domination such as gender, LNWH challenges patriarchy by not representing men

7

How does the website support Jenkins fandom theory?

There is a news section on the lnwh page, including news about Laverne etc.
This gives audiences of the monthly broadcast a supplementary/additional experience