GCSE - Component 1 Section A - Week 1 

Section A - Newspapers

The powerpoint used in Week 1's lessons is to the right. You can look through this on this page or you can download it to your computer.

Lesson Content

  • Analyse media language, representation and the meaning in a range of print media products.

  • A look at how media language influences and communicates meaning in two contrasting newspapers.​

  • A look at how representation of gender, ethnicity, age issues and events are constructed in the media whilst applying relevant theory.

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

Lesson Resources

Home Study

Research Activity:

Look at the home pages of the online newspapers for:

- The Sun

- The Guardian

Are the conventions of a print newspaper also found in online newspapers? Are there any extra ones?

1 Page in exercise books.