Media Studies Unit 1a - News and Online Media 

Representation and semiotic analysis

Lesson Powerpoint

The powerpoint used in this week 's lessons is to the right.  You can look through this on this page or you can download it to your computer.

Lesson Content

This week's lessons covered the following key areas:

  • What issues of representation are important when considering newspapers?

  • How do newspapers use media language to engage the audience?

Scroll down the page for information on the homework task and resources used in the lessons.

Homework 

Complete an analysis worksheet for the Lucozade advert.

 

Complete your first week's weekly summary.  This will be checked

next lesson.  Make sure that it is completed with the requisite level

of detail and depth.

Lesson Resources

Old Spice Advert

This is one of your case study texts.

You need to analyse its use of media language and what representations it constructs and offers.

Lucozade Advert

This is one of your case study texts.

You need to analyse its use of media language and what representations it constructs and offers.

Key text Analysis Worksheet

Use this sheet to help you analyse the set texts on this unit using media language and representation issues.

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Exemplar Analysis Worksheet

This is an exemplar analysis of the Old Spice advert.

Use it to help you learn what to look for when analysing a text.

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