Year 11 gcse media studies easter revision booklet

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Year 11 gcse media studies easter revision booklet

  1. 1. Haggerston School, 2013Year 11 GCSE Media Studies Easter Revision BookletNAME: 1. Magazine front pages 2. Websites 3. Case studiesVisit http://musicpressexam.blogspot.co.uk for more info and help!
  2. 2. Haggerston School, 2013 4. Audience research 5. Star Theory 6. Design work Label these front pages with these words: Masthead Coverlines Flash Banner Skyline Anchor text Strap line Barcode Mode of Address Colour scheme Layout Font Language features Now do the hard bit and write a short paragprah for each one explain the connotations! Why and how do they appeal to their target audience ? You are notVisit http://musicpressexam.blogspot.co.uk for more info and help! allowed to use: “it stands out”
  3. 3. Haggerston School, 2013 Label these front pages with these words: Masthead Coverlines Flash Banner Skyline Anchor text Strap line Barcode Mode of Address Colour scheme Layout Font Language features Now do the hard bit and write a short paragprah for each one explain the connotations! Why and how do they appeal to their target audience ?Visit http://musicpressexam.blogspot.co.uk for more info and help! You are not allowed to use:
  4. 4. Haggerston School, 2013Now use this space to write a few paragraphs comparing them and their target audiences : Similarities Differences Target Audience: We love popVisit http://musicpressexam.blogspot.co.uk for more info and help!
  5. 5. Haggerston School, 2013 Target Audience: MojoWebsites:This year’s exam will focus largely on the websites if these magazines. You need to know theterminology and designs of these websites as well!Visit http://musicpressexam.blogspot.co.ukFind the list of links for music magazine websites (right hand side) and look around them for a fewminutes:Now try and answer these questions:How are they different to the magazines? What do they have more of? 1. . 2. . 3. . 4. . 5. .What types of things are similar to the magazine? 1. . 2. . 3. . 4. . 5. .Have they used social media on the website? How?Visit http://musicpressexam.blogspot.co.uk for more info and help!
  6. 6. Haggerston School, 2013What are the main appeals of using a website for the audience?Spot the difference :(circle thedifferences!)Visit http://musicpressexam.blogspot.co.uk for more info and help!
  7. 7. Haggerston School, 2013 CASE STUDIES:For your exam you are going to need to know about at least 2 magazines in detail.Choice 1……………………………………………………. Choice 2………………………………………………….Choose from the list any 2 that you like but they must have different target audiences:NME MOJO Q UNCUT Welovepop VibeBillboardRollingstone Top of the pops Smashhits Mixmag Kerrrang Metal Hammer The flyYou need to research them here and also fill out the diagram on the next page: 1. Which media institution owns them and produces them? 2. How much do they cost? 3. What is their readership / circulation (the amount of people who read it / buy it each month)? 4. What is the ‘house style’ (their overall look and design style)? 5. Do they have a website and if so how successful is it? 6. What types of artists / bands do they have on the cover?Visit http://musicpressexam.blogspot.co.uk for more info and help!
  8. 8. Haggerston School, 2013 7. What types of stories do they have inside on a typical month? 8. What special features do they inside the magazine?Your own designs :Can you design 2 examples of a front cover for your magazine:Name :Slogan :Visit http://musicpressexam.blogspot.co.uk for more info and help!
  9. 9. Haggerston School, 2013Who is your target Audience?Visit http://musicpressexam.blogspot.co.uk for more info and help!
  10. 10. Haggerston School, 2013Website design:TopBottomVisit http://musicpressexam.blogspot.co.uk for more info and help!

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