6B magazine conventions

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6B magazine conventions

  1. 1. Student Copy
  2. 2. <ul><li>What you get on front covers </li></ul>
  3. 3. FREE – Live music downloads 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. Masthead Kicker Cover Line Secondary Lead Plug Graphic Feature Selling Line Banner Feature Article Photo Anchorage Flash Menu Strip Bar Code Date Line 10. Headline Web-links?
  4. 4. Masthead Kicker Bar Code Date Line Banner Selling Line Anchorage Secondary Lead Cover Line Feature Article Photo Menu Strip Flash
  5. 5. <ul><li>Predominant colours; yellow and white. </li></ul><ul><li>The photo used is horizontal to bring attention to the whole page. </li></ul><ul><li>The font used is bold and capitalised the only part that isn't stands out more because of this. The Masthead appears to be like smashed glass, to emphasise the line “life is loud” </li></ul><ul><li>The magazine splits up the sections by having smaller photos for the articles that are not as important as the main selling point- the extra colour used on the side of the page brings attention to the extras that the magazine is also showing. </li></ul><ul><li>The style has been kept consistent through it’s colour scheme and font that is used. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>How front covers are conceived and laid out </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>In the photo two of the three men are looking straight at the reader (direct mode of address), from the photo they look like humorous characters – inviting to a reader? </li></ul><ul><li>There is some colloquial language used for the banner of the magazine – “Glasto” </li></ul><ul><li>Enigmas are used on their cover lines- they explain something but it makes you want to read more because it sounds strange. – New direction, Irish folk and ukulele. </li></ul><ul><li>I think the magazine focuses on the fame of the bands to get its sales because one of the main stories is a quote and the other is a goodbye tribute. </li></ul>

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