Question Two How does your media productrepresent particular social groups? By Ross Georgallides
My music magazine represents the social group ofhip-hop/rap music fans. I have clearly representedthis by using the codes and conventions of a typicalhip-hop/rap magazine. Stereotypes of a hip-hop/rapmusic lover would look like this…
I have applied ‘bossy’ looking models that stereotypically are related to hip-hop music. I have applied graffiti walls and drunken photos to my work that also relates to hip-hop/rap life. There are a few examples circled...
My masthead convention represents the social group of hip- hop/rap because it has a very hip-hop/rap look. The typography looks like it has been scribbled with a giant felt tip pen, which ironically is used for graffiti art. The masthead has a street, underground and hooligan feel to it, which relates back to the way people stereotype this genre. Here is an example of...
My media product also represents the social group of male teenagers, however it does slightly represent female teenagers as some females are into the hip-hop/rap genre of music and enjoy the stereotyped hip-hop/rap life. For example some girls are ‘tom-boys’ and enjoy doing male things a lot more than doing female things. My target audience is teenager’s aged 16-19, I believe my media product represents this target audience and social group because I based everything on my research. Also I strongly believe that my target social group audience can relate to this magazine extremely well as it’s got everything a hip-hop/rap music genre would love.