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Media Studies A Level: Please help me out!


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Posted by James on January 17, 2003 at 06:04:09:

Hi, I'm currently undergoing exam preperation for my A2 Media Studies; the unit currently revolves around Children and Television and we are required to conduct our own research.

I would be terribly greatful to anyone who'll complete the following questionnaire and e-mail back to me at phillipelehore@hotmail.com/, Thanks.

Questionnaire (For Parents)

1) How many children or grandchildren do you have between the ages of 5 and 11? (Please circle one option)
0 - 1
2 - 3
4 - 5
6 or more

2) Did you buy your children or grandchildren any television/film related merchandise over the festive period (such as Action Figures, Computer games etc.)? (Please circle one option)
Yes (proceed to 3)
No (proceed to 5)

3) If so, can you give any examples of the items you purchased? (Please state)
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4) On what basis did you decided to buy these items for your children? (Please circle one or more options)
Adverts you’ve seen
Recommendations from other parents
Shop display
Your child picked out the item in person
Your child was a fan of the programme/film
Other (Please state) ……………………………………………………
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5) Do your child/children have a regular allowance? (Please circle one option)
Yes (proceed to 6)
No (proceed to 9)

6) If so, approximately how much do they get each, per month? (Please circle one option)
£5 or less
£6 – £10
£11 – £15
£16 – £20
£21 – £25
£26 –£30
£30 or more

7) How do they control this money? (Please circle one or more options)
Save some
Spend on books/comics/magazines
Spend on toys/games
Spend on activities (eg. Cinema)
other (Please state) ……………………………………………………
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8) Do they spend their money on products associated with film/television programmes? (Please circle one option)
Yes
No

9) What are your child’s/children’s/grandchildren’s current favourite films? (Please state)
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10) What are your child’s/children’s/grandchildren’s current favourite Television Programmes? (Please state)
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Thank you very much for your time!



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