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What is Media Studies?

In media studies we examine, analyse and comment upon different media texts. We also learn how to produce different types of media.

What are the main types of media?

  • Print: Newspapers, magazines
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Film
  • Television
  • Radio
  • New media technologies: Web, digital media

What are the three main areas of study?

  • Knowledge and understanding of the media
  • Analysing and comment on the media
  • Production

What are the key concepts?

  • Media Language
  • Audience
  • Representation
  • Institutions
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