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Does the Media Control the Construction of Identity?
Exemplar A Grade Essay 40/48 (more on the role of digital media needed)
Before answering this question, the concept of identity needs to be explained – I will be focusing on British National Identity but identities and the media can include self representation (how British you perceive yourself), collective identity in terms of how Britishness can be categorised in homogenous ways, dominant and marginalised...[ read full article ] »
We offer full or half day, interactive, visually stimulating workshops on the notion of Identities and the Media.
From British national identity, to representation of the male hero in film, to cultural identities of old age the sessions will explore the relationship between representation and identity, the impact of digital media and the role of audience including studying the notion of self representation and social media. A range of case studies will be explored along...[ read full article ] »
With AQA’s new ‘Identities’ topic, it is worth stressing from the outset the similarities and differences with Representations in the Media – the use of representation is a process for constructing identity and in this regard, a representation or representations can lead to a collective identity. This resource attempts to explore the concepts of ‘Britishness’ or British National Identity by studying a range of media texts, across a number of media platforms but...[ read full article ] »