Items Shown/Discussed in Magazine• Editors letter• Taste – drink, travel• Cars• Features – e.g James Brown• Cover Start Article• 100 best things in the world• Fashion• Grooming• GQ directory• Art• Sport• Music• Film• Action
Who is the Audience/Target Audience• Men – as it’s a gentlemans magazine• Middle classes – articles are focused on expensive consumption• 30’s – 40’s – mature magazine• Font is bold and simple writing ‘Man Rage!’ to create connection with male reader, they could relate• Colours red and black mean danger – men are attracted to danger• Mass because its conventional to mens taste – cars, watches etc• Front cover features a playful seductive woman with ‘in bed with’ clearing to get male attention
How is the Magazine Organised/Structured?Details of the month Taste Cars Features Fashion Talk – Our documentary fits here
How is the Magazine Organised/Structured?Our Documentary Article would feature as a Double Page spread in the ‘Talk’ Section as it features the ‘greatest shows on earth’which our documentary would be a ‘special’ possibly put before or after the ‘film’ sub-section.
What are most page about?• Men’s pop culture• Cars• Gadgets• SportsOur documentary fits into this because it heavily features gadgets and technology, thus linking to the use of media.
What do they Advertise?• Watches• Perfume• Fashion• Technology• Alcohol• Batteries
Where is GQ Available?• US • Germany• UK • Spain• Russia • Australia• Italy (MenStyle) • India• France • Mexico• Japan • Korea• South Africa • Taiwan• China• Italy• Portugal
What kind of things are inside the magazine?• Movie posters• Car posters• Information on the latest pc tablets• Designer items• Information/pictures on new technology• Images of other magazines
Who is the audience/target audience?Technology nerds because of the..• Lengthy paragraphs about the latest technology• Futuristic fonts and background• The adverts are mainly smart phone and tablet related• smartly dressed professionals on cover
Niche or Mass?Niche audience because..• Technology nerds are a small, specific group• Mass audience wouldn’t be interested
How is the magazine organised/structured?• Posters of cars and jewellery• Articles on technology focused topics• Retailer adverts• Articles on international brands
Where could your double-page spread, which is an article features your documentary, fit in?My double-page spread could be included in the technology focused topics section.This is because my documentary topic is about whether media platforms are demographic or hegemonic.
What are most of the pages about in the magazine?• Technology• Adverts• Articles
How could your documentary fit into this? My documentary would be in the technology section as it is in relation to media platforms.
By looking at the adverts, what do they advertise?• Latest gadgets• Cars• Jewellery
How does this connect to target audience?The target audience are very technology aware and can adapt to using the latest technical inventions.
Where is the magazine available?• Bookshops e.g, WH Smith, Waterstones etc• Android• iPad• Kindle• Online Subscription