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Description - AS Media Studies by Philip Rayner

AS Media Studies: The Essential Introduction for AQA is fully revised for the current specification with full colour throughout, over 100 images, new case studies and examples. The authors introduce students step-by-step to the skills of reading media texts, and address key concepts such as genre, representation, media institutions and media audiences as well as taking students through the tasks expected of them to pass the AQA AS Media Studies exam. The book is supplemented with a companion website at featuring additional activities and resources, further new case studies such as music and sport, clear instructions on producing different media, quizzes and tests. Areas covered include: * an introduction to studying the media * the key concepts across print, broadcast and e-media * media institutions * audiences and the media * case studies such as Heroes, Nuts, and The Daily Mail * guided textual analysis of real media on the website and within the book * research and how to do it * preparing for exams * a production guide and how to respond to a brief. AS Media Studies: The Essential Introduction for AQA clearly guides students through the course and gives them the tips they need to become proficient media producers as well as media analysts.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415448239
ISBN-10: 0415448239
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 11-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Philip Rayner

Philip Rayner is a Senior Lecturer in Media Culture and Communications at the University of Gloucestershire. Peter Wall is Chair of Examiners for GCE Media Studies, GCE Communication Studies, GCSE Media Studies, Applied GCSE Media and the Creative and Media Diploma.

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