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    Q Magazine Q Magazine Presentation Transcript

    • ‘Q the Music’
      By Elena Di Maria, Natasha Gilbody
      and
      Sarah Wade.
    • Introduction to Q
      It is the UK’s biggest selling music magazine.
      Published monthly in the UK.
      Founders ; Mark Ellen and David Hepworth.
      First published in 1986.
      It covers a wide range of musical genres as you can see by the covers below.
    • History
      • When Q was first published in 1986 it was named ‘cue’ as in to cue a record but was later changed so that it wouldn’t be confused for a snooker magazine.
      • Another reason, cited in Q's 200th edition, is that a single-letter title would be more prominent on news stands.
      • Q set itself apart from other magazines when it was first published because of the high quality of photography and printing.
    • Success
      • As of June 2007 it has a circulation of 130,179 copies.
      • Q is the UK’s biggest selling magazine.
      • World’s best music guide.
      • Has a radio station, TV station, website and YouTube channel. This is good for the audience because they have different ways of accessing the media if they can’t afford a monthly magazine.
      • Also it shows success because they have mastered different media formats.
      • They also have an awards show and a music venue.
    • Content
      The magazine has an extensive review section - featuring:
      • New releases (music),
      • Reissues (music),
      • Music compilations,
      • Film and live concert reviews,
      • Radio and television reviews.
      • Much of the magazine is devoted to interviews with popular musical artists.
      • The magazine is well known for compiling lists
      • Promotional gifts are given away, such as CDs or books.
      • Usual features include The Q50, wherein the magazine lists the top 50 essential tracks of the month.
    • Target audience and Consumers
      • The target audience is for older people – not Teenagers and Young adults
      • It offers:
    • The end