Media audience research double page spread analysisPresentation Transcript
Drop capital Graphic features Picture credits House style: The spread is very colourful and unique as is the image of the band being used. The same style of font is used over the spread however in different sizes and using bold for the main headings. Stand first Layout: The layout for this spread is easy to understand and read however it is appealing to the reader due to the amount that is going on one double page spread. Pull quotes and smaller images are used within the article however are clear and therefore the reader can read around them. Central image
House style: The spread is simple and few colours are used. Only white and red for the writing and the black and white images. The heading is big and bold and is a pull quote from the article. Stand first Drop capital Central image Layout: A large section of the page is taken up by the large bold title. The article is split into two easy to read columns. A selection of images are used below the article showing each of the band members. The images appear more important than the article due to the small font.
House style: This double page spread has been made to look like a newspaper rather than a magazine. The pull quote that has been used as the main header looks as if letters have been cut out of a newspaper and stuck next to each other. The colours are simple, only black and white is used other than the main image and the names of the writer and celebrity in the image in which are in red. Credits Central image Layout: The main header and image take up the majority of space on the double spread. The article itself fits into less than half of one side of the spread and is written simply and clear to read.
Central image House style: This spread is very colourful and eye catching. Many images are used as well as different fonts and font sizes to interest the reader. This double page spread is aimed at children possibly between the ages of 6 and 12 and therefore to keep them entertained the use of different graphology is necessary. Layout: The layout of this spread is interesting and exciting to the young reader. The text itself is written clearly in question and answer boxes and information about the characters is written clearly beside their picture so it is easy to understand.
Central image House style: The article is written in a simple non interesting font. The header is written in a different font and is written in block capitals to catch the readers attention. All writing is written in white apart from the sub heading explaining what the article is about and information about accessing the bands music in which the article is about. Layout: The layout of this spread is very simple. The article is written over the two pages with only one image on half of the second page and a buzz sentence supporting the band.
Stand first House style: This spread is appealing to a more female audience, potentially late teens/early 20’s. The magazine has used two images to break up two sections of the article. The images are colourful and therefore stand out on the white background and the text is written in black in the same font with only the headings of each section written in different colours, red and blue. Layout: The layout is simple however eye catching and appealing to the reader because of the use of two main images and breaking the article into two sections and using colourful headers for each.
Stand first Pull quote Central image Credits House style: This spread is simple however appealing to the reader, presumably aimed at females due to the occasional use of pink writing and article itself. The same font is used throughout including the title however different sizes and use of bold for the title makes it appear interesting. Layout: The layout is simple. An entire side of the spread is an image of the female whom the article is about. The article itself is written in sections with pull quotes and sub headings separating them making it easy to follow.
Central image House style: The style of this spread is simple however bold and eye catching. The use of yellow on the black background draws in the reader and makes a statement about the band. The article itself is not eye catching as it is written in a small simple font. It is broken down into paragraphs so as to allow the reader to follow the article without losing their place. Stand first Layout: The layout of this article is simple and easy to understand. The image and headings are clear and stand out on the spread where as the main article is written in small paragraphs on one side of the spread.
Pull quote Drop capital House style: The house style is colourful and appealing to females due to the curvy font and use of pink and purple. Central image Layout: The layout is easy to understand however interesting and eye catching to the reader. One side of the spread is solely the central image supported by a pull quote and name of the artist and the other side of the spread is the article itself, written in question and answer form.
Pull quote Central image House style: This spread is clear, bold and exciting. The use of red and white writing on the black background is eye catching. The font is simple and the same throughout the spread. Layout: The layout is simple. One side of the spread is a question and answer article and the other side is one central image and a pull quote.