Rocky Roads

Amber Marie Hewitson

In what ways does your media product use, develop or challenge forms and conventions of real media products?
Colour theme: Red, White, Black Colour theme: Orange, White, Black


Kickers and Explanatory Lines

Front Cover

Barcodes (mine minus the price and issue)

Magazine name

Contents Page


Pull Quotes

Double Page Spread

How does your media product represent particular social groups?
Social Grade: D Working class (semi, unskilled manual workers)

The language that is used is very informal and to the point.


Social Grade: D Working class (semi, unskilled manual workers)


This language is also informal and due to its contents obviously appeals more the boys

What kind of media institution might distribute your media product and why?
•Almost 26 million UK adults read magazines that are published by this institution. •They publish NME magazine and have the third largest commercial music website with •IPC’s brands are simply at the heart of the UK’s cultural life.

•EMAP is a brand that informs, inspires and connects. •This institution helps millions of people across the world that work in fields like retail, media and finance by giving them essential news and access. •Focus’ on content and product quality.

Who would be the audience for your media product?

Boys and Girls Boys – The artists are male and therefore they can feel they can relate to them and will interested in what they are saying. Girls – They would interested if they actually liked the music the magazine offered otherwise they would go for the superficial look of the artists.

•The age range of this magazine would be from around 15 years to 30 years. •This would correlate to the second question

How did you attract/address your audience?
Button on the Front Cover



Articles from the Front Cover

Extra features


What have you learnt about technologies from the process of constructing this product?
Excel to create the graphs for my questionnaire

Publisher to create my mock ups

Mock up of my DPS

Helped me pick the font for my Masthead

Photoshop helped a lot in the production of the three pieces.

Blogger helped put my work together

Looking back at your preliminary task, what do you feel you have learnt in the progression from it to the full product?

PRELIMINARY TASK •The front cover had minimal pictures on it and some of these were secondary images as well. •The colours that have been used on this task are bright yellow which is quite childlike and a bit immature. •One main image has been used like the actual task.

ACTUAL TASK •The front cover had minimal pictures on it and all of these were primary images. •The colours that have been used in this task are much more sophisticated and so are the fonts that have been used.