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OCR AS and A2 Exam Papers - January 2010

jeremy | Tuesday June 01, 2010

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, OCR A2, OCR AS

Units: G322 and G325 

G322 January 2010

Q1 The extract was Hotel Babylon and the representation was ethnicity.

Q2 “Media production is dominated by global institutions, which sell their products and services to national audiences”.  To what extent do you agree with this statement?

G325 Section A: Theoretical Evaluation of Production

In question 1(a) you need to write about your work for the Foundation Portfolio and Advanced Portfolio units and you may refer to other media production work you have undertaken.

1(a) Describe how you developed research and planning skills for media production and evaluate how these skills contributed to creative decision making.  Refer to a range of examples in your answer to show how these skills developed over time.

In question 1(b) you need to choose one of your media productions to write about.

1(b) Analyse media representation in one of your coursework productions.

Section B: Contemporary Media Issues

Contemporary Media Regulation

Q2 How effectively can contemporary media be regulated?

Q3 How far do the changes to the regulation of media reflect broader social changes?

Global Media

Q4 What impact does the increase in global media have on media audiences?

Q5 To what extent are the media now more global than local or national?

Media and Collective Identity

Q6 Analyse the ways in which the media represent one group of people that you have studied.

Q7 “The media do not construct collective identity; they merely reflect it”. Discuss.

Media in the Online Age

Q8 “The impact of the internet on the media is revolutionary”. Discuss.

Q9 Discuss the extent to which the distribution and consumption of media have been transformed by the internet.

Postmodern Media

Q10 What is meant by ‘postmodern media’?

Q11 Explain why the idea of ‘postmodern media’ might be considered controversial.

‘We Media’ and Democracy

Q12 How far can the media in 2010 be considered to be democratic?

Q13 Explore the claim...

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