Assignment 1 : Print
to analyse media language conventions and features on the front covers of TWO music magazines
to identify who the audience are and how the front cover appeals to them
Identify conventions of a magazine front cover
LANGUAGE TASK 1: media terminology
Label the generic conventions that you can see on a music magazine cover of your choice
WHAT is there?
LANGUAGE TASK 2: denotation
Describe what each of the conventions looks like (size, placement, colour etc)
HOW is it done?
LANGUAGE TASK 3: connotation
Discuss why each convention is there: what purpose they have on the magazine
WHY is it there?
LANGUAGE TASK 4: explanation
Explain what the effect of each convention is on the audience: who are they and how are they influenced by the conventions on the cover?