Monday, 9 September 2013

List of blogs with brief descriptions

There are DB blogs on a variety of topics and aspects of the media, covering just about every part of the Media Studies A-Level.

The blogs vary widely in size - some have just a few posts, some 100s. All feature content which will help you in your coursework and exam work, and generally help you to boost your knowledge and understanding of the media.

Most blogs contain a lot of 'links lists' - lists of sites, articles and other articles for further reading/viewing, and to help with coursework research, exam revision, homeworks and class activities.

LIST OF BLOGS (NO DESCRIPTION)
A more detailed list, with description + screenshot, can be found after this basic list.

GENERAL:
NEW! GCSE Media

NEW! His/Herstory!

NEW! Year 9 Media

StGeog
 
AS Media 

A2 Media

Media Student Blogs - A2 2016; AS 2016;

IGSMediaStudies YouTube channel - I've created a lot of themed playlists (you can also use the search tool)...
AS: Vodcasts on AS coursework (Film Openings); 2015 student work; 2014; 2013; 2012; 2011; 2010; 2009; Working Title trailers etc; Warp Films trailers etc;
A2: Vodcasts on A2 coursework (Music video promo package); Music video: final cuts; practice exercises; videos I've blogged on; pitches; famous directors; Depeche Mode videos; videos about relationships; proto-promos;videos set in schools; 2009 videos/films; 2010 film trailers; 2010 short films; 2011; 2012; 2013; 2014; 2015 AS+A2; Media regulation: Hackgate.

MediaTechTips
Censorship

AS:
eg of student links list
AS Coursework Openings 

British Cinema 

The Horror Genre 
Rom-Coms 
UKTV Drama
Representation of Ethnicity 
Representation of Yorkshire/Regional Identity 
Representation of Age 
Representation of Gender 
Representation of physical ability/disability 
Representation of Class and Status 
Representation of Sexuality 
Representation of Britishness
Semiotics and Media Language

A2:
'ProdEval' - theory and analysing coursework in A2 exam

Media Regulation

Music Videos

Postmodernism
UK Magazines
Teaser/Short Film

NON-MEDIA:
Citizenship
ICT