Exam date

When's the 2016 exam? Wednesday 8th June, am.

Saturday, 30 June 2012

John Pilger on media global ideology

Ill post more on this when not using iPad... http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jun/29/australia-murdochracy-rupert-part-problem

Friday, 15 June 2012

Student revision notes

I've not looked through these yet but as Jess was kind enough to pass these on thought I'd share them; if you want a copy to edit, request a copy via email
JessThorne PCC Revision Notes
Jess Thorne Ofcom Revision Notes

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Freedman 2012 Politics of Media Policy

Some notes from this very useful book:
Freedman 2012 Notes

Marked past exam essays

I'll add some of yours if I get time; these are found at http://www.ocr.org.uk/qualifications/type/gce/amlw/media_studies/documents/ (I've brought several together to make it easier for you)
The 1st doc has these sample essays with no marks attcahed; the 2nd, below this, has the essays + exam board marks/comments
Past Media Reg Qs and Sample Essays Marked No Marks On Past Media Reg Qs and Sample Essays Marked

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Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Past exam Qs


OCR A2 (G325 PAPER) MEDIA REGULATION QUESTIONS

JAN 2010

How effectively can contemporary media be regulated?

How far do changes to the regulation of media reflect broader social changes?



JUNE 2010

To what extent is contemporary media regulation more or less effective than in previous times?

Discuss the need for media regulation.



JAN 2011

Evaluate the arguments for and against stronger regulation of the media.

To what extent can media be regulated in the digital age?



JUNE 2011

To what extent are contemporary media regulated adequately?

Why is the regulation of media so complex?



JAN 2012

How effectively can contemporary media be regulated?

How far do changes to the regulation of media reflect broader social changes?



JUNE 2012

“We need stricter media regulation.” Discuss.

To what extent is it becoming more difficult to regulate media, and why?



JAN 2013

Explore the arguments against stricter media regulation.

Consider the particular challenges to regulation posed by digital media.



JUNE 2013

“Some media regulatory practices are more effective than others.” Discuss.

How far do you accept the view that there is no need for media regulation to be any stricter now than in the past?

Friday, 1 June 2012