Practising what we have learned: how well does the media hold those in power to account?

In this lesson, we will look back at some of the material that we have previously covered on the media. We will then look at the different types of exam questions that we will encounter. Finally we will look at a technique for answering these exam questions well.

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

How would I respond to an exam question about the media?

Assess what you learnt in your lesson today by completing the quiz below. Don't forget to click 'get your score' at the end. Good luck!

Q1.True or false, media, such as social media, is often referred to as traditional media?

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Q2.Which of the following BEST describes the key characteristics of the media in a democracy?

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Q3.Which of the following is NOT a key role of the media in a democracy?

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Q4.Which of the following is a reason to support the publication of MPs' expenses in the media?

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Q5.Which of these statements support the view that the media in the UK is NOT effective in keeping citizens informed about politics?

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Q6.The BUG technique is used to help you think carefully about what an exam question means. BUG means....?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

How would I respond to an exam question about the media?

Assess what you learnt in your lesson today by completing the quiz below. Don't forget to click 'get your score' at the end. Good luck!

Q1.True or false, media, such as social media, is often referred to as traditional media?

1/6

Q2.Which of the following BEST describes the key characteristics of the media in a democracy?

2/6

Q3.Which of the following is NOT a key role of the media in a democracy?

3/6

Q4.Which of the following is a reason to support the publication of MPs' expenses in the media?

4/6

Q5.Which of these statements support the view that the media in the UK is NOT effective in keeping citizens informed about politics?

5/6

Q6.The BUG technique is used to help you think carefully about what an exam question means. BUG means....?

6/6

Lesson summary: Practising what we have learned: how well does the media hold those in power to account?

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