In what ways does your media product use, develop or challenge forms and conventions of real media products?• I did my research and compared it to several RnB magazines. I came up with the conclusion that RnB magazines mostly have grey background so I followed the convention and done the same by adding grey.• I was influenced by Vibe magazine the main image, I followed the convention by not making my model smile and his body language is also similar. However, I combined it with my own idea and showed abit of his legs.• I challenged the convention by putting a bar code on my magazine and also doing a mid shot.
How does your media product represent particular social groups?• I aimed my magazine to 13-18 year old girls however it is also aimed at boys to because in the magazine it include various artist.• My model was chosen because he is a teenage boy. He represent young male getting into the music industry.• On the side of the page, I added more artist to attract different types of audience.
What kind of media institution might distribute your media product and why?• IPC media distribute magazines which are any type of genre. They cover specialist markets. I think That my magazine would suit a independent publisher.• My magazine is inspired by RnB music and I plan to follow through to the publishing.• IPC would publish my magazine because they do different types of genres mostly R&B and because of my wide range of audience they would most likely publish it.
Who would be the audience for your media product?• The Audience for my magazine is 13 - 18 year old males and females.• The front cover would attract females because Kris is the main image and he representing a bad boy image.• The front cover would most likely attract females whereas, the contents inside would attract males.
How did you attract/address your audience?• The Picture on my front page is of a YouTube sensation Kris Fryc, I included various RnB artist because this would draw the different types of audience.• The female audience would be more interested to the sub heading were it talks about Kris Fryc discovery.
What have you learnt about technologies from the process of constructing this product?I used a different types of programmes while making my magazine such as; BlogSpot, Microsoft PowerPoint, Photoshop, Google and Slide share. Before I created mymusic magazine, my knowledge was limited on how to use some of theseprogrammes but now that I’ve used them I have gained a lot more knowledge inthese programmes. I used blog spot to I used slide share to I used google search post my music upload my Powerpoint engine to do my magazine and my presentations before research by looking at preliminary task. uploading them on to existing magazines and my blog. artists.
What have you learnt about technologies from the process of constructing this product? I used PowerPoint toI used photo plan my magazine,shop to crop and to present mymy pictures evaluation.and addbackgrounds tomy magazine.
Looking back at your preliminary task, what do you feel you have learnt in the progression from it to the full product?• Looking back at my prelim i have improved my skills, challenge my creativity and developed confidence on using Photoshop.• My prelim is very amateur and unprofessional. It lacks editing skills whereas my music magazine looks a lot more like a real magazine.• Because of all the research I’ve done for my main task and copying most of the conventions it looks like a real magazine whereas my prelim looks a bit amateur because I didn’t follow the conventions as much as possible.