A2 Media Issues and Debates new style exam first run June 2007

Broadcast News and Current Affairs

  1. Discuss the factors likely to cause certain events and issues to be selected for news / and/ or current affairs programmes [45]
  2. How do programme makers and schedulers tackle the perception that news and current affairs programmes are unlikely to attract large audiences? [45]

The Concept of Genre in Film

    1. “The boundaries between separate film genres are becoming increasingly blurred.” Discuss this view. [45]
    2. Explain why certain genres of films have thrived for many years. [45]


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