For decades, print media such as newspapers have been used to inform the public of political issues to celebrity scandals to the latest sports news. Newspapers have, for years, been one of the most heavily used forms of informative media around the world, however they have seen their slow decline in the last ten years due to the rise of social media and the internet, however thats a topic for another time. Due to this, newspapers tend to be very out spoken during political events as the companies that own them understand that their papers can potentially influence a large audience. Do companies make newspapers that agree with their audience or purposely spark debate? In this essay I will be making an argument for both sides and will be using The Sun and the Guardian newspaper as the foundation of my argument. Continue reading “‘Are newspapers really choosing ideologies or are they just trying to sell papers to audiences with their own?’ An essay by Ronnie Ciavattone.”
Many thanks to Miss Brown’s Blog (https://missbrownblog.wordpress.com), where this was originally posted.
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My Section B is focused on music, mainly the Pop/Rock genre. I chose 3 Bands to compare and contrast; These bands being Babymetal, BTS and One Direction, as they all have a fair amount of credibility in the world of music.
Babymetal are a Japanese Kawaii-Rock (A genre of their own creation) band, that have gained a worldwide cult following since their formation in 2010. Their debut single with a major record label, Ijime , Dame, Zettai (Bullying, No good, Absolutely. Occasionally known as no more bullying), was also their first standalone single after splitting from Idol band Sakura Gakuin. In British media, Babymetal are (really) only portrayed online, with major news networks and print media (Apart from genre specific (Rock) magazines (Kerrang) and TV channels (Kerrang again) shining some light on them) barely showing any news or info on them. As the creators of the Kawaii-Rock genre, I have to say that they follow all codes and conventions, as they are the ones who set them. Continue reading “What my section B is about and What I should add to it.”
Founded in 2010, Noirvember is a month-long celebration of film noir on the internet. This gallery highlights some of the greatest posters for films from the Old Hollywood film noir era (roughly 1941 – 1959).
Browse the interactive Issuu version of this Media Pack for Exposed magazine below; it provides a good example of how magazine advertising works.
(Did have this embedded, but it was too wide for the page…)
Here’s an article I just read closely related to my post yesterday: Is the media responsible for Trump’s victory? (In a way you may not expect)
Is broadcast and print media not as influencial as it thinks it is?
See below for the full article: