media studies notes



When analysing a media text, one of the most important things you need to do is identify the representations used by the text and write about these in relation to the target audience through the use of media language. All the representations in the text are there to establish and confirm the ideology constructed by the media language.Representations are the best way to find the ideology.

What is being represented:

Given that all media texts represent reality in some way, it is very important to write about the representations within a text, especially when writing about how the text appeals to a target audience and how it establishes an ideology.

Write about different representations of people and/or place to consider the reasons why they…


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