Thursday, 2 February 2017

Crossword: Media Key Terms

In class, we created crosswords using key words and theorists that we have learnt about throughout the year. This will be very useful when revising, and other students can attempt the crossword too.

simulacra a signifier of an existing signifier in an endless chain of signification
carolvernallis argues that music videos derive from the songs they set
sub-genre a subdivision of a genre
chandler according to this person, genres create order to simplify the mass of available information
goodwin argues that there are distinct video conventions for each musical genre
product placement a practice in which manufacturers of goods gain exposure for their products by paying for them to be featured in a media text
intertextuality the process of creating references to any kind of media text via another media text
katiewales states that genre is an intertextual concept
experimental the first stage of the cycle that genres go through according to Metz
setofpleasures rick altman argues that genre offers audiences a...
reynolds argues that pop music has become increasingly backwards looking and referencing the past
codesandconventions a common set of distinguishing features
genre a way of categorising a particular media text according to its content and style
jasonmittel argues that genres are cultural categories that surpass the boundaries of media texts
davidbordwell notes that any theme may appear in any genre
abercrombie suggests that the boundaries between genres are shifting and becoming more permeable

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