TERM 2A WEEK 1 TUESDAY 7 - FRIDAY 10 JANUARY 2020
BBC & RADIO ONE BREAKFAST SHOW
INTRO TO THE BBC
commercial stations, commercial rivals
GLOBAL owns for example LBC, CAPITAL, CLASSIC FM, HEART
BAUER owns for example KISS, MAGIC, ABSOLUTE, HITS
3 Reithean Values (Lord Reith)
BBC's public service 'remit' (= mission)
cross-media, multimedia content
Homework for Wednesday 15th
Listen to a 30 minute segment of an episode of the R1 Breakfast Show (use BBC Sounds).
If possible Thurs 9th January 2020
List the running order. Music, quizzes, Competition, Trails, Idents Jingles, Presenter links etc
1 Note down whether the music tracks are current or older; are they UK artists, US or world?
2 Which aspects of the show reflect the charter (R1’s core values)
3 What type of audiences might be attracted to the show (within the 16-29 age group)?
4 How successfully does the R1BS meet the requirements of R1's mission statements.
BBC'S CORE VALUES (ITS USP - unique selling point)
RADIO ONE'S CORE VALUES include the above plus the following:
technology - be a model for new media technology
world (reflect Uk values to the world, bring the world to to the UK)
UK (reflect the UK, its diversity and talent)
music (promote live music)
talent (promote UK talent)
creativity (reflect UK creativity)
tip for remembering the above list:
'WILD CUTIE TIE'
WEEK 2 13-17 JANUARY
RADIO ONE BREAKFAST SHOW
Role of OFCOM
Facts & stats.
R1 BS- social media and online presence.
Study the R1BS page on BBC Sounds - what does it offer that the live radio show does not?
Economic, Historical and Cultural contexts
HOMEWORK for THURSDAY 23 JANUARY (you have an extra day to complete this)
Essay (/15 MARKS)
Explain how popular music radio programmes such as the R1 Breakfast Show attract and retain younger audiences.
Here are your presentations on R1 and social media
WEEK 3 20-24 JANUARY
RADIO ONE BREAKFAST SHOW - final work and recap. We may go onto the Big Issue this week.
Hesmondhalgh vs Shirky
Thursday - hand in your R1 essay (see last week's post).
WEEK 4 27-31 JANUARY
BIG ISSUE INTRO
What makes the Big Issue different from other magazines? Research and list at least 6 differences.
Use the Big Issue website.https://www.bigissue.com/
media industries (commercial)- how it is sold and distributed
media language codes and conventions - what makes its cover different?
audiences - mainstreamers? reformers? aspirers? succeeders?
representations - stereotypical media representations?
Activities - to be completed by Thursday 6th Feb
A) Read the magazine section in the large text book
pages 89-96. Make your own notes and add comments in a different colour.
You will be given 5 questions to check your reading.
B) choose 2 Big Issue magazine covers - screenshot 2 covers (Go to the Big Issue website - Shop section then Books & Mags). Use Powerpoint or Keynote to do a detailed spider diagram analysis of the language, representations and messages on these covers. Use as many slides as you want.
C) 10 mark essay – how does The Big Issue use its front covers to convey messages, attitudes and viewpoints? Think about media language and how it is used to construct representations.
WEEK 5 3-7 FEBRUARY
Work through activities A B & C above.
WEEK 6 10-14 FEBRUARY
BIG ISSUE & RADIO ONE; RECAP & ASSESSMENT
HALF TERM 17-21 FEBRUARY