Does this look like an
Why?What on the front
cover makes it look/not
look like an R&B magazine?
Colour scheme: Main Image: Cover Lines: Other:
What age group do you
15 or under: 16-24: 25-34: 35-44: 44+ :
What is your
I made sure that both femalesandmalesansweredmy
questionnaire asmymagazine istargetedtowardsbothgenders.
Thisis whyitwas importantto include the opinionof both
Most of the people Igave the questionnaire towere
betweenthe age of 16 and24 as thisisthe age that
magazine isaimedtowards.Imade sure to include afew
people fromsome otherage groupstooto include the
opinionof a wideraudience.
Most of myaudience saidthatthe magazine lookedlikean
R&B magazine,whichispositiveasitshowsthat mymagazine
has metthe purpose.Itrepresentsthe genre itis.Thisshows
that the use of colour,fontsandothertechnique andfeatures
I askedto questiontosee whatIhad done rightand
whatI hadn’t.It linkstothe previousquestionasit
makesthe audience elaboratetheirreply.Most
people saidthatmycolourscheme wasa feature
that made it looklike anR&B magazine,whilesome
saidthe cover linesandothersthe mainimage.
Therefore thisshowsthatthe colourscheme isa
veryimportantfactorin displayingthe genre of a
What on the contents page
makes it look/not look like
an R&B magazine?
Colour Scheme: Main Image: Text: Other:
What is it on the double
page spread that makes it
look/not look like an R&B
Colour Scheme: Main Image: Text: Other
Which gender(s) do you
think the magazine is
Females: Males: Both:
it continuestoaskwhatI have done rightor wrong
on the contentspage.I providedoptionsforthis
questiontoo.The mostpopularchoice wasthe
mainimage,whichshowsthatthe mainimage is
alsoa huge factor,whenitcomesto representing
From thisquestionIwasable tosee what I didright
and wrongon the double page spread.Iprovided
the audience withchoicesforthisquestion.From
all the choicesthe mainimage was,again,the most
popularchoice amongstthe audience.This
continuestoshow the importance andimpactof
the imagesusedonthe magazinesmainpages.
I askedthisquestionasIwantedto know frommy
audience whotheythoughtthe magazine wasfor.
Predominantly,peoplethoughthe magazine wasfor
bothgenderswhile quiteafew people thoughtitwas
aimedtowardsfemalesbecause the numberof images
of femaleswasgreaterthanthatof males.Thisshows
that the image representsthe targetaudience.
Why do you think this?
More images of females:
Greater mention of female artists:
Cover lines seem to appeal to women more?:
There are images of both male and females:
Mention of females to appeal to men:
Does my magazine target
Am I challenging
stereotypes by having more
females on my magazine?
Is there something I could
have done to make it
Add more images:
Used a differet colour
What catches your
attention on the front
Main Image: Masthead: Cover Lines: Other:
Do you like the colour
From myaudience feedbackquestionnaire Ihave learntmanythings.Imade sure to give my
questionnaire tobothmale andfemale audiencesasthiswasmytarget audience.Ialsomade sure
that the agesthat answeredmyquestionnaire weresimilarorexactlymytargetaudience asI want
to getthe mostaccurate feedbackfromthe people Ihave made mymagazine for. Ihave received
quite positivefeedbackfrommyquestionnaire asmanypeople have saidthatmymagazine looks
like aR&B magazine.Ihave realisedthatthe mainimage,mastheadandcoverlineshave ahuge
impacton the recognitionof the genre astheyare the most attention-grabbingfeatures.Mostof my
feedbackshowsthatpeople assumedthe genre fromthe mainimage andthe colourschemes.This
showsthat colourschemesare alsohugelyimportantinrepresentingthe accurate genre.Overthree
quartersof the audience saidthattheylikedmycolourscheme,whichispositiveastmeansthat my
colourscheme isattractive to the majorityof the people.!3outof 14 people alsosaidthatmy
magazine targetethnicminorities.Myinitial aimwastotargetpeople fromall ethnicitiesasmany
differenttypesof peoplelistentothe genre of R&B despite theirrace,ethnicityetc.
Overall fromthisaudience feedbackquestionnaire Ihave learntthatthe audience relyhugelyonthe
featuressuchas the masthead,colourschemesandimagestorepresentthe genre of amagazine.It
alsoshowsthat the audience judge amagazine throughthese featuresbefore theyopen/buyit.The
resultof thisquestionnaire showsthatmymagazine hasmet itsaimof appealingbothmale and
female audiencesbetweenthe agesof 16 and 24.