This double page spread is in the hip hop magazine the source which is a hip hop magazine
P Diddy is a successful businessman and music artist from America. He is highly respected in the music industry. The target audience for this type of magazine will be for people who have an interest in Rap and hip hop music, particularly for ages from late teens maybe to early 30s.
The language is quite informal, as if spoken by an impressed fan. For example when author writes “ From fashion, fragrances, eateries, parties and beverage companies to films, plays and television... And oh yeah, the man knows a thing or two about music.
There is only few colours used in the double page spread, the colour red is a contrasting colour from the black and white photo used, making it stand out to the reader.
the font is kept fairly simple and will attract readers that want to know information about hip hop and Rap. This double page spread is taken from the magazine the source and through out the magazine the colours and font were all very similar using the same colours
The image if P Diddy takes up a whole page, which is probably to point out that he is the significant person in the article,
For example “he made the impossible, real.” “ he went from ‘shiny suit’ to the CEO/owner of one of the leading apparel brand”.
The image used in the double page spread showing P dIddy wearing a suit , looking rather smart yet casual.
From reading the article it doesn’t come across as needing to know who P Diddy is because it explains where he started his career and all his accomplishments since then
Double Page Spread Analysis 1
Double Page Spread Melissa Chin
Article title Article main image Body text White space
How does the choice of band featured in the article suggest who the target audience will be? P Diddy formerly known as Puff Daddy Real name: Sean John Combs
What type of language is used in the article? Give examples of words or phrases which are specific to the style of the magazine Informal, the writer makes lists of all his achievements that he has done. Example Owns and runs a successful record label
How is colour used? The colour red is used in the title- makes it stand out
What style of text (font type/colour/size) is used? Is it similar to any other pages? What does it say about the image of the magazine and the audience? Throughout the rest of the magazine the main colours used for fonts is black and red.
How is the double page spread laid out? How much of the pages are taken up by images and how much by text? How does this reflect the audience? What do they value? Has a lot of whitespace The text in the article is very small
What tone is the magazine using when addressing the reader The article is written as though the writer is a huge admirer of P Diddy and his accomplishments
How is the artist/band presented to the audience through the images? Only one image is used in the double page spread
How does the style of the article match the style of the front cover? The front cover of the magazine is informal just like the article so it can appeal to the target market.