Media Studies

connatation

connatation means working out the meanings associated with what you see or hear. we would expect most people to be able to work out denotation of an advertisment.

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  • Created on: 02-05-13 11:46

Connotation

connotation means working out the meanings associated with what you see or hear.

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denotation

Denotation means describing what you see or hear in a media text

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Audience

Media texts always need a audiences.

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Streotypes

in order to explore different representations you need to understand the term streotypes a sterotype a sterotype can be decined as a simplistic fixed portrayal of person place issues or event. They are often used as quick ways to estabish character in media texts such as televison.

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what front covers have in common

what front covers have in common

  •  the front cover is dominated by a photogrpaher of a celebrity who is looking directly into the camera.
  • The coverlines cover the mix of subjects expected under the 'lifestyle@
  • There is a sense of direct address to the reader both in the photogrpah and in the langauge of the coverlines.

other common features includ:

  • the title at the top of the page
  • the bar code at the bottom
  • the shape of the page
  • the one or two words title.
  • the mix of fonts.
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magazine

  • (http://www.wmuk-apache.co.uk/alesha/images/Alesha_Dixon_More_Front_Cover.jpg) 
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