COMMUNICATION METHODS USED IN THE MEDIA:

  • Film
  • T.V
  • Radio
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Youtube (Vlogs)
  • Pinterest
  • Newspaper
  • Blogs
  • Advertising
  • Billboards

JOURNALISTIC COMMUNICATION METHODS:

  1. Leaflet and Flyers
  • A leaflet is used to persuade the reader to do something.
  • We can receive leaflets;

-through the post

-when someone hands them to you

-online

-magazines and newspaper

-when you order things online

  • codes and conventions of leaflets;

-they use lots of pictures to catch peoples eye

-they use legible font so everyone can read it

-persuasive writing

Radio and news

  • Radio and news is to keep us informed (globally)
  • Some examples of these are ; Radio 4, Radio 5 Live etc
  • Codes and conventions

-Spoken language

-VoxPoP (opinions on the news story)

-Breaking News

-Travel news and updates

TV news

  • TV news is to inform people
  • Some examples of this is BBC news, 60 second news etc
  • Codes and Conventions;

-news readers

-the news readers look into the camera to talk directly you

-headlines

-video footage

-anchorage

-well spoken news readers

Websites and blogs

  • Websites and blogs are used to entertain and educate
  • some examples are tumble, wordpress, facebook, twitter etc
  • Codes and conventions;

-text and image variety

-eye catching (colourful, imagery)

Newspaper

  • a newspaper is used to inform and sometimes entertain.
  • you can get tabloid and broadsheet newspapers
  • Some exampled of tabloid newspapers are;

-The Daily Mail

-The Sun

-The Daily Star

-The Mirror

  • Examples of broadsheet newspapers are;

-The Independent

-The Times

-The Guardian

CODES AND CONVENTIONS OF TABLOID AND BROARDSHEET NEWSPAPERS:

The Daily telegraph front cover analysis

  • It has a big image which represents the importance of the article
  • The image is of a well knows building so people know where it is set instantly by looking at the image.
  • The image contains anchorage for extra reassurance of where the article is set
  • There is lots of text on the front which suggests the amount of text the news paper will contain throughout
  • ‘The Daily Telegraph’ in a traditional font which appeals to the target audience which is age 30+ and middle/upper class people.
  • The price is 90p which also links to the target audience of middle/upper class people.

The Sun front cover analysis

  • The picture takes up most of the room on the front cover, this appeals to the target audience  which is age 18-30 and working class.
  • small football advertisement could also suggest the target audience is aimed at males.
  • ‘The Sun’ is in red, which is a rememerable logo, but also could signify the urgency of the newspaper.
  • The price is 30p which appeals to the target audience (working class)
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