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Media Studies Evaluation

  1. 1. By Lucy Cornelius
  2. 2. <ul><li>MASTHEAD </li></ul><ul><li>Short and memorable </li></ul><ul><li>Clear and easy to read font </li></ul><ul><li>Dots have connotations of spotlights </li></ul><ul><li>STRAPLINE </li></ul><ul><li>Bright red </li></ul><ul><li>The ONLY pop magazine </li></ul><ul><li>MODEL/COSTUME </li></ul><ul><li>Female </li></ul><ul><li>Stereotypical pose </li></ul><ul><li>Pink flower is feminine </li></ul><ul><li>MAIN COVER LINE </li></ul><ul><li>Sophisticated font </li></ul><ul><li>A list star </li></ul><ul><li>‘ FREE POSTER’ </li></ul><ul><li>Typical of 90s pop magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Capitals </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on </li></ul><ul><li>‘ HUGE’ </li></ul><ul><li>TEXT </li></ul><ul><li>Exclusive </li></ul><ul><li>Informal </li></ul><ul><li>LEFT THIRD </li></ul><ul><li>Bar code </li></ul><ul><li>Cover line </li></ul><ul><li>Dateline </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>DATE AND ISSUE NUMBER </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps users well informed </li></ul><ul><li>PAGE NUMBERS AND FEATURES </li></ul><ul><li>Page numbers in red </li></ul><ul><li>Cover stories are highlighted </li></ul><ul><li>WEBSITE ADDRESS </li></ul><ul><li>Bottom left corner </li></ul><ul><li>COMPETITION </li></ul><ul><li>Highlighted in yellow button </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>SLUG </li></ul><ul><li>Makes it clear that this is the ONLY interview </li></ul><ul><li>MODEL IMAGE </li></ul><ul><li>Young </li></ul><ul><li>Smiling </li></ul><ul><li>Black and White </li></ul><ul><li>Windswept hair </li></ul><ul><li>Respectable clothing </li></ul><ul><li>On the right </li></ul><ul><li>PHOTOS </li></ul><ul><li>Paparazzi style </li></ul><ul><li>Connotations of fame </li></ul><ul><li>Slightly blurred trail </li></ul><ul><li>Natural and ‘in the moment’ </li></ul><ul><li>PULL QUOTE </li></ul><ul><li>Bottom right corner </li></ul><ul><li>Pulls attention back to article </li></ul><ul><li>HEADING </li></ul><ul><li>Handwriting font </li></ul><ul><li>Informs audience that she is new on the music scene </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>My front cover appeals to: </li></ul><ul><li>Females </li></ul><ul><li>Aged 15-19 years </li></ul><ul><li>Stereotypical pout </li></ul><ul><li>Very ‘image’ conscious </li></ul><ul><li>Exclusive language </li></ul><ul><li>Appeals to people who music </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>My contents page appeals to many groups of people: </li></ul><ul><li>Musicians </li></ul><ul><li>Older generation </li></ul><ul><li>Young teenagers </li></ul><ul><li>Mothers </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>My double page spread appeals to: </li></ul><ul><li>Young teenage girls aged 10-14 </li></ul><ul><li>Mothers </li></ul><ul><li>People interested </li></ul><ul><li>in the latest music </li></ul><ul><li>artists </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>IPC Media </li></ul><ul><li>NME, Guitar and Uncut </li></ul><ul><li>Space for a pop magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Other brands include female weekly magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Females may also be interested in my magazine </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>House colours contrast well </li></ul><ul><li>Strong eye contact of the model </li></ul><ul><li>Model positioned in centre </li></ul><ul><li>Image takes up 2/3 of magazine page </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Bright and contrasting house colours </li></ul><ul><li>Articles based on young teenage artists </li></ul><ul><li>Free poster available </li></ul><ul><li>Colloquial, casual and informal </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>I have used many technologies throughout my project: </li></ul><ul><li>Dafont </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe Photoshop </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>Publisher </li></ul><ul><li>Excel </li></ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>Animoto </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>DAFONT.com </li></ul><ul><li>Unique and interesting fonts </li></ul><ul><li>Memorable </li></ul><ul><li>ADAMGORRY </li></ul><ul><li>Connotations of spot lights </li></ul><ul><li>HAND OF SEAN </li></ul><ul><li>Represents how young the artist is </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>ADOBE PHOTOSHOP </li></ul><ul><li>Cloning </li></ul><ul><li>Feather </li></ul><ul><li>Magnetic Lasso </li></ul><ul><li>Layers </li></ul><ul><li>Using the grid </li></ul><ul><li>Blurring </li></ul><ul><li>Erase tool </li></ul><ul><li>Rotating </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>BLOGGER </li></ul><ul><li>Publish posts about what I </li></ul><ul><li>have learnt </li></ul><ul><li>Upload images to illustrate posts </li></ul><ul><li>Embed code from Animoto and Slidehare </li></ul><ul><li>Add gadgets, such as HTML codes </li></ul>Embed Videos Use HTML to add a scrolling marquee of photos Follow peers
  15. 15. <ul><li>MICROSOFT PUBLISHER </li></ul><ul><li>Creating mock ups </li></ul><ul><li>Inserting text boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Easily move around </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>MICROSOFT EXCEL </li></ul><ul><li>Create pie charts of questionnaire results </li></ul><ul><li>SLIDESHARE </li></ul><ul><li>Load presentations and word documents </li></ul><ul><li>Embed them into my blog </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>ANIMOTO </li></ul><ul><li>Create introductory video </li></ul><ul><li>Upload images </li></ul><ul><li>Add music </li></ul><ul><li>Creates an exciting video </li></ul><ul><li>Allows me to embed it into blog </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Very important to create drafts </li></ul><ul><li>Act on feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Move main image down so that masthead can be seen </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure all reds are the same </li></ul><ul><li>Magazine focuses more on music bands and artists </li></ul><ul><li>More interesting ‘Features’ heading </li></ul><ul><li>Date and Issue number </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>I learnt many things from my preliminary task that helped me improve my documents to make them more professional: </li></ul><ul><li>More technical skills </li></ul><ul><li>I included a bar code </li></ul><ul><li>Used more standard forms and conventions </li></ul><ul><li>I only used the month of the magazine, and not the full date </li></ul>

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