RESEARCH INTO THE
By Charlene Fernandes
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-Social media links
( perhaps to the magazine?)
-Point of call information
(Broadcaster, Time and date)
-Red and yellow colour scheme
-Usage of the exclamation mark
-Cover line stories above mast head
-Character interaction with the mast head.
- Images placed within shapes- Background retained.
These are all codes and conventions of a
magazine that make them fit for purpose. I
would like to “repeat” (Steve Neale) these so
that my own work is successful.
TV & Satellite week
-The verbal code “NEW”
encased in a box, adjacent
to a new series or episode.
-Angled images/cover lines
-Date above the masthead
-Focused on the main
image- so takes up most of
the magazine front cover
This poster has the characters encompassed in fire,
connoting their fiery personalities, and perhaps that they
may all be in danger. The fact that they are all to be
affected, by this fire is also emphasised, since no one is
spared. However since they are all fairly young, the
poster is trying to entice the younger audience members.
In accordance with Hartley‟s subjectivity of Gender, it
The point of call information is highlighted in white to stand
out, and is fairly simplistic, as it refers to the tagline and brand
females in the middle and the two males on the
name in the same sentence, with a simple “Starts Fri 5 Nov”.
This symbolises their popularity and the fact that they are a very
outskirts. This connotes how perhaps the female sex are
well known „Soap‟. The broadcaster information is fairly large,
in charge and of higher authority. The fact that they are
with a channel 4 logo on the right. The body language of the
characters also reveal that the female in the canter may be
all unclothed is perhaps a physical representation of
feeling lonely or victimised by the others, who seem to revel in
their vulnerability or sexual prowess.
the fire (a potential disequilibrium), whereas she seems to fear it.
is clear that this is prominent in this soap, with three