Daily Mirror GCSE Media Studies (9-1) Newspaper CSP

Resources for the Close Study Product for the reformed AQA GCSE Media Studies course. Designed for AQA, and anyone examining the Newspaper, The Daily Mirror. The** 35 slide 7 lesson resource** includes all resources and sevon lessons work (with possible expansion) and useful prior to NEA 2018 delivery if completing newspaper option.
Lesson 1: What is the Press? What is Press freedom? What is Press intrusion? What are the politics of the UK national newspapers?
Lesson 2: What is the difference between tabloid and broadsheet? What are the key components of a newspaper? How is the front cover of the Daily Mirror CSP designed and why? How does this compare with The Times?
Lesson 3: How does the language differ with the Muirfield story and why? How does this compare with The Times?
Lesson 4: How are newspaper audiences classified? What are the general characteristics of different national newspaper readers? What is the audience profile of the Daily Mirror? How does this differ to The Times? How are different social groups, issues or events represented in the Daily Mirror? How does the Daily Mirror target its audience?
Lesson 5: Why do people read the Daily Mirror (pleasures)? What is an active and passive newspaper audience? How does the Daily Mirror encourage its audience to be passive and/or active? What are the different preferred readings of the Daily Mirror?
Lesson 6: What is the market position of the Daily Mirror? What are the circulation figures of the Daily Mirror and how have they changed? Why are circulation figures changing? Who owns the Daily Mirror?
Lesson 7: Press regulation.
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Created: Aug 11, 2018

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