James Baker

Posted: October 26, 2012 in Uncategorized

Selection – whatever ends up on the screen or in the paper, much more will have been left out

Organisation – the various elements will be organised carefully in ways that real life is not

Focusing – mediation always ends up with us, the audience being encouraged towards concentration on one aspect of the text is ignoring others

This is saying that we as the receivers of the information from the media are not seeing the ‘whole picture’ so to speak. The media chooses what to tell us through newspapers or on TV, even if this is the complete truth or a short part of a much larger story

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  1. A. Morris says:

    Too brief! Show personal engagement with these ideas please by saying what you think of them and if they can be applied to any of your practical work so far.

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