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June 2014: How well does contemporary media regulation protect the public?

The BBFC and PEGI are the two organisations who certificate and rate media products. The BBFC (British Board of Film Classification) was set up in 1912 to protect the public from media material that may present harm risk. 1,375 more words

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June 2014: Section B - How well does contemporary media regulation protect the public?

How well does contemporary media regulation protect the public?

The BBFC is the British Board of Film Classification and regulates films within the UK. It is a non-governmental body which has exercised responsibility in the cinema for just over 100 years. 1,354 more words

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June 2014: How well does contemporary media regulation protect the public?

Section B: How well does contemporary media regulation protect the public?

Time: 1 hour

Marks available: 25

Maximum level: 4

Mind-map created in class

Mark scheme and past paper can be found: 614 more words

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Case study three: Grand Theft Auto 5

PEGI

  • 18 year olds and over
  • Extreme violence
  • Multiple, motiveless killing
  • Violence towards defenceless people/graphic
  • Strong language
  • Strong depictions of torture and the weapons used e.g electricity and pliers…
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Dark Souls II

  • Dark Souls II is an action role-playing video game.
  • The third game in its series, Dark Souls II was developed for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 by From Software.
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Case study two: Dark Souls II

PEGI

  • Taking place in the world of Drangleic, the game features both player versus environment and player versus player play, in addition to having some co-op components, it is an action-role video game.
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Hatred Case Study

Hatred is scheduled for release this year on Windows by Destructive Creations. The player-character would currently appear to be a mass-killing villain who hates humanity and begins a “genocide crusade” to kill the innocent. 240 more words

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