MEST 3 – Past Question 3s

Should the media provide accessible platforms for alternative or oppositional voices?

You should refer to other media products to support your answer.

How important is it to media producers that audiences adopt a positive attitude to the use of new and digital media?

You must refer to other products to support your answer.

What are the advantages and disadvantages for audiences of media products that do not rely on advertising, government or business funding?
You should refer to other media products to support your answer.

How important is it for producers of print products to have a multi-platform presence? You should refer to other media products to support your answer.

Do you think that official and unofficial websites contribute to a film’s box office success? You should refer to other media products to support your answer.

Is the media able to challenge traditional representations of femininity? You should refer to other media products to support your answer.

Why do media institutions celebrate new technology to market their products?
You should refer to other media products to support your answer.

MEST 3 – Past Question 2s

How do media products encourage audiences to agree with a certain set of values and beliefs?

You may refer to other media products to support your answer.

 

In what ways are issues of personal identity presented in the media? You may refer to other products to support your answer.

How successful are audiences in using new and digital media to represent themselves?

You may also refer to other media products to support your answer.

How is the representation of masculinity constructed to appeal to the audience?
You may also refer to other media products to support your answer.

Why are media products that represent outsiders, such as vampire films, so popular? You may also refer to other media products to support your answer.

How has digital television transformed the viewing behaviour of audiences? You may also refer to other media products to support your answer.

Gaming culture is often represented negatively. How is this being challenged?
You may also refer to other media products to support your answer.

MEST 3 – Past Question 1s

What media language techniques are used to make each product appear authoritative and trustworthy?

Evaluate how the people who are against the BNP are represented in each media product.

Evaluate how each media product represents young people.

Consider how the two adverts use mise-en-scène to sell a lifestyle.

Evaluate how the two trailers use the narrative technique of enigma to encourage the target audience to watch the films.

Evaluate how the narrative techniques used attempt to position the audience and to create excitement

How does Kerrang! create a strong brand identity in these print and online products?

How are media language techniques used to make the two media products appear believable and authoritative?

 

MEST 3 Example questions & Exemplar answers

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