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School Magazine Comparison


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School Magazine Comparison

  1. 1. Comparison Task <ul><li>Compare any two of the following magazine front covers, stating what magazine codes and conventions you like. </li></ul><ul><li>What ideas might you use for your own cover in terms of: font, layout, colour, photo, contents, coverlines, masthead etc… </li></ul><ul><li>U:Y12/Media Studies/Resources/Week 3 </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>I like the way that the picture is very classical and makes the school seem posh. </li></ul><ul><li>There aren’t many magazine devices to advertise. </li></ul><ul><li>The word ‘Royal’ is in capitals and in a different colour to make it stand out. </li></ul><ul><li>The main image is a painting, making the audience seem that it may be associated with it (e.g. a student painted it) </li></ul><ul><li>The painting makes the school look idealistic and perfect. </li></ul><ul><li>They do not have any left third devices </li></ul><ul><li>There aren’t any clear mastheads or kickers. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The masthead is clearly set out amongst the magazine to establish a brand and name. </li></ul><ul><li>There are also controversial sub headings such as ‘Tramps stamps to Ho Handles’ </li></ul><ul><li>A very clear main image of a model who is a student. </li></ul><ul><li>Not clear of who the magazine is marketed for because it seems very professional and College magazine don’t tend to look like this. </li></ul><ul><li>Classic fashion magazine layout </li></ul>