By Pete Wall, Joanna Barker
A2 Media reviews: the fundamental Revision consultant for AQA is the must-have, self-help source for college kids getting ready for AQA A2 Media reviews assessments. person sections hide the next key examination issues: texts and contexts within the media (MED4) the construction and manufacture of stories representations style media audiences comparative serious research (MED6) texts making connections wider contexts theoretical views. Written via skilled lecturers and examiners, A2 Media experiences: the basic Revision consultant for AQA presents priceless suggestion and help, and contains actions, examination questions, labored examples, revision information and instructed assets. With one of these source, A-level scholars of media stories can't get it wrong.
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Certainly some of the theoretical stuff and the wider contexts may well overlap to save you time. Don’t forget that watching a DVD or reading a magazine can count towards your revision providing you focus on their possible value as exemplars in an exam answer or preparation for unseen texts in MED6. Remember too that your plan is a guide, not a binding contract. Don’t ever let the plan become too much for you. Be prepared to trim it where necessary if you feel you are falling behind. Be prepared to prioritise paying attention to those areas that most need attention.
This has had an important effect on the way in which news is now delivered. The breaking down of the screen into individual frames is clearly evident on for example the Sky Sports News channel, as is the use of ticker tape information running along the bottom of the screen. The inﬂuence of computer technology is evident here. The rolling news channels not only offer 24-hour news coverage but also allow some limited degree of interactivity on the part of the audience who are able to select speciﬁc news reports to view on demand.
For example you might want to consider a news bulletin from a feminist perspective or a post-colonialist one and explore the extent to which you feel minority groups are represented and how accurately. Similarly a survey of the national newspapers on one day would give you a perspective on whether collectively, rather than individually, they represent a balanced range of opinion. A liberal pluralist perspective would suggest that they do and that this is an indication of the healthy state of our democracy.
A2 MEDIA STUDIES: THE ESSENTIAL REVISION GUIDE by Pete Wall, Joanna Barker