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AQA GCSE Media Studies Unit 3 Exploring Media Industries: Conglomerates »

Rob Miller | Friday January 24, 2014

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, Advertising, Marketing, More on Advertising, Viral Advertising, Key Concepts, Audience, Genre, Ideology, Institutions, Intro to Institutions, Censorship & Regulation, Ownership, Media Language, Narrative, Representation & Stereotyping, Hot Entries, Magazines, More on Magazines, New Media, Convergence, Digital Media, Integration, New Technologies, Synergy

Print Magazines Conglomerate Case Study: Bauer Media Group

Bauer are a multinational media corporation whose business interests are global – H. Bauer Publishing, part of the oligopoly of magazine publishers are the magazine publishing division whose other media interests include Bauer Radio and Box Television (50% owned by C4).

The company was founded in 1875 and was owned then, and still are today exclusively by the Bauer family who are based in Hamburg, Germany. H. Bauer...

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Radio Times Magazine Case Study »

Rob Miller | Wednesday January 30, 2013

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Key Concepts, Audience, Genre, Ideology, Institutions, Media Language, Narrative, Representation & Stereotyping, Hot Entries, Magazines, Image Analysis, Intro to Magazines, Listings Magazines, More on Magazines, New Media, Convergence, Digital Media, Internet, Synergy

Institutional Factors and Marketing

Radio Times is a weekly Listings Magazine in terms of genre that has been published by the BBC from 1923 until 2011. It is now published by the Immediate Media Company after the merger of BBC Magazines (BBC Magazines used to be owned by the BBC’s commercial arm, BBC Worldwide) while the Immediate Media Company is established as a combined publishing house.

Radio Times is still a branded BBC publication however and its key focus is BBC...

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Ownership, Synergy & Technological Convergence »

Stephen Hill | Monday November 08, 2010

Categories: Key Concepts, Institutions, Ownership, Magazines, Intro to Magazines, More on Magazines, Music Press, Music Press Institution, New Media, Convergence, Digital Media, Integration, New Technologies, Synergy, We Media


The need to target a ‘specific audience’ is a key issue for the ‘magazine industry’. Magazines are heavily ‘subsidized by advertising’ and the key to attracting a sustainable ‘portfolio of advertisers’ is the creation of a product that is desirable to their ‘target market’.

As a consequence, within the magazine industry as a whole, there are many magazines aimed at similar audiences because that ‘demographic’ is lucrative for advertisers....

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Magazines Downloads »

Richard Gent | Tuesday August 18, 2009

Categories: Magazines, More on Magazines

AS Mag Representation Task.doc

GCSE Magazines Coursework Workbook.doc

Magazines Adobe Photoshop Workbook.doc

Magazines Article Writing Frame.ppt

Magazines AS Magazines Representation Task.doc

Magazines Checklist.doc

Magazines Essay Writing Frame.pdf

Magazines Framing The Image.ppt

Magazines GCSE Magazines Workbook.doc

Magazines Mise En Scene.ppt

Magazines Mizz Front Cover Analysis.pdf

Magazines Mock Exam.doc

Magazines Music Magazine

Magazines Two Front...

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Q Magazine – The Music Press in the 1980s »

Stephen Hill | Monday July 06, 2009

Categories: Magazines, More on Magazines, Music Press, News

Q Magazine was launched by EMAP in 1986. With Dave Hepworth and Mark Ellen as editors, it was very much a grown up version of Smash Hits.

When discussing the legacy of EMAP in the transformation of the mores of the music press in the 1980s it should be mentioned that the legacy of Q has been considered in much more detail than that of Smash HitsEamonn Forde has written extensively on the role of Q in establishing the ‘monoglottic’ corporate register of Smash Hits in...

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Understanding Magazines in Year 8 »

Carl Beck | Tuesday June 02, 2009

Categories: KS3, Year 8, Magazines, More on Magazines, Understanding Media, Understanding Key Topics

In Term 2 of Year 8, we introduce the students to Magazines. The students are required to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding by creating their own magazine.

This unit is intended to develop the students technical skills with Photoshop Elements. One example of a skill that we focus on is the ‘lasso’ tool, which allows students to accurately select and crop before importing the material as a new layer into a magazine they are building.

Every sixth lesson the...

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Magazine Circulation Links »

Richard Gent | Friday May 29, 2009

Categories: Key Concepts, Institutions, Magazines, More on Magazines, Other Topics, Production Zone, Print Production

This site provides consumer magazine data such as circulation figures, price, genre sales, etc. Monthly Circulation Figures Pick a magazine title and get info on brand positioning/ values, core buyer, ratecards, etc.

Unit 2 Brief for Music Magazine »

Shirley Bierman | Monday February 16, 2009

Categories: A Level, OCR A Level, Nationals, Magazines, More on Magazines, Music Press, Music Press Production, News


Pre-Production and Planning for a Music Magazine

The Brief


For this unit you are part of a multi-skilled team that plans to make a music related magazine for young adults aged 18 years and upwards. You will also need to advertise this magazine on radio, the internet and on TV - learning audio, visual and audio-visual skills. It will need to be heavy on visuals, glossy, and a midway price so that it is affordable by the target audience and makes them feel they...

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Design a Magazine Advert for a New Healthy Juice Drink »

Keith Langton | Wednesday February 11, 2009

Categories: Advertising, More on Advertising, Magazines, More on Magazines, Other Topics

Design and draw a magazine advertisement for a new healthy juice drink. The advertisement should appeal to parents and early teenagers.

You need to consider the Target Audiences for this product in your design – bright colours and simple language will appeal to young people, while emphasis on healthiness and the lack of additives will make the drink more appealing to parents.

When you are happy with your design, annotate (make notes), explaining how and why your design...

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