262. Postmodernism and the Media


This Sociology Factsheet will look at postmodernism and the media, exploring its emergence, what it means, how relevant it is. It will explore postmodern theory, research, and case studies. The Factsheet includes Exam Hints to help you to use your knowledge to gain maximum marks, while the activities give you the opportunity to apply what you have learned and will help you develop your skills in this area.

Words in bold are explained in the glossary and a reference list is included at the end of the Factsheet.

The examiner will expect you to be able to:

  • Demonstrate your understanding of what postmodernism is and how it can be applied to the media.
  • Critically evaluate postmodernism.
  • Be confident in incorporating contemporary research, theory, and case studies into your answers.
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Publication Date

January 2023


ISSN: 1351-5136

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