Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Magazine conventions and_terminology

53,814 views

Published on

Published in: Technology, Design

Magazine conventions and_terminology

  1. 1. MAGAZINE CONVENTIONS AND TERMINOLOGY
  2. 2. Terminology
  3. 3. What does it mean?Typography: fontA Masthead: The title used by known typography tomake the readers become familiar with what magazinethey are reading.Main Image: Typically showing the person(s) or objectdirectly associated with the main feature/article.Selling line/Strapline: Seen as an introductory headlinebelow the masthead describing the magazine.
  4. 4. Pug: ‘The ears of the magazine’, can either be at thetop left or/and right-hand corners of the front cover.The prices of the paper, the logo or a promotion arepositioned there or even a freebie is placed there tocatch the reader’s eye. Tag: The word or phrase is used to engage a reader’sinterest in a story by categorising it e.g. ‘Exclusive’,‘Sensational’, this showing that the magazine has highcompliments.Coverlines: The essential articles inside the magazineare stated through sell lines, these are regularly seen atthe right hand side of the cover.
  5. 5. Left Third: The left third contains the main featurearticle (Exclusive interview), as this is the core part ofwhat may be inside the magazine. It also includes themain artist or band situated within.Barcode/Issue number/Dateline & Price Top and Bottom Strip: These are the strips below andabove the magazine that give further information towhat may be included in the magazine. Mostly beingthe interesting parts of the magazine.
  6. 6. More terminology!!!Typography:Serif- Fonts with fancy feetSans Serif- Fonts without fancy feetDrop- Cap: T he first letter of the article tends to be in a larger/different/elaborate font.
  7. 7. More terminology!In- House: ‘trademarks’ of the magazine e.g colour scheme= house coloursSlug: ‘In-house’ logo for this particular section’s e.g reviews have a different slug to interviewsEnd marker: fancy/elaborate full stop at the end of the article.Pull Quotes: Enlarged quotes

×