MediaMagazine PDF Library

Download printable PDFs of complete magazines or click the hyperlinked contents to be taken to an individual article.

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MediaMagazine 21

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  • Low-budget Auteur - Shane Meadows and This is England
  • World Film
  • East Asian Film
  • African Cinema
  • Bollywood - Beyond Boundaries
  • 300 - a new dimension to the epic
  • French Auteur - Jean Pierre Melville
  • History of Violence
  • Pan’s Labyrinth - Analysis
  • Pan’s Labyrinth - Analysis (PDF)
  • An interview with Steve Jenkins, Head of Film at the BBC
  • The Impact of Performance
  • Media and the Representation of the Police
  • Theorists: a beginners’ guide to… Laura Mulvey
  • Sound and the cinema - the work of Walter Murch
  • YouTube - politics & news
  • Internet - be critical and sceptical
  • Audacity - a beginner’s guide
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MediaMagazine 20

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  • Female film directors - Red Road
  • Tarantino’s women
  • Dracula revisited part 2
  • Apocalypto - a cinematic album
  • Teens and technologies
  • BBC and Dr Who - flagship role
  • Stuart Hall - an introduction
  • Teenzines - mags, marketing, messaging
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MediaMagazine 19

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  • Film soundtracks
  • Smash Hits - music magazines
  • Music magazines - interview with Stuart Williams, publishing director Kerrang!
  • Creating an album
  • Web 2.0 - the power of collaboration
  • Analysing music videos - It goes like this
  • Deconstructing Britney
  • The story of pop music video
  • Digital music rights
  • BBC6 Music
  • Alternative bands and TV programmes
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MediaMagazine 18

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  • Films of Sofia Coppola
  • Female film producer
  • Miami Vice - TV series as epic
  • Ken Loach - 5 reasons to study
  • Superman and contemporary ideological debates
  • Dracula dynasty part 1
  • Shocking cinema - Brenda Hamlet
  • Serious comics part 2
  • MySpace and democracy
  • The Wire - American dream as nightmare
  • Media effects debate - is TV dumbing down
  • Films about TV
  • Murphy’s Law - behind the scenes
  • Advertising and children’s TV
  • Stanley Cohen - an introduction
  • Sport and television
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MediaMagazine 17

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  • Computer generated imagery
  • Football film
  • Portmanteau films
  • Lost in translation? Making sense of the East Asian new wave
  • Magazines and gender
  • Serious comic books part 1
  • Antony and the Johnsons
  • Makeover TV
  • Music programmes on TV
  • Monday morning multiplexing - becoming a film reviewer
  • Cracking critical research - hunting for the heart of hip-hop
  • Theodor Adorno - an introduction
  • Film production and technology course
  • MySpace and Murdoch
  • Convergence
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MediaMagazine 16

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  • Production - making a film with plasticine
  • Road movies - their history in the UK
  • Disneyfying nature
  • Je ne sais quoi - the appeal of European films
  • Someone to watch over me - why Hidden is the best film of the decade so far
  • Revolution Films - an interview with Andrew Eaton 2
  • Re-visiting Brokeback Mountain
  • Controversial cartoons - Free speech bubbles
  • Studying…TV shopping
  • Shameless - and proud of it
  • Barb - celebrating 25 years of tv audience research
  • Reporting from Iraq
  • Crime and the media
  • Barthes and bisto - the essentials of theory
  • Doing newspapers
  • Reality TV Beauty and the Geek
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MediaMagazine 15

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  • Computer game violence - Five ways to die!
  • 5 things I love about Brokeback Mountain
  • Science Fiction - a question of identity
  • Revolution Films - an interview with Andrew Eaton 1
  • Features journalism - looking between the lines
  • Princess Diana in the news
  • Drama, intrigue & (ratings) wars - Spooks
  • Med4 - a text in context Reservoir Dogs
  • Reject false icons - the Gorillaz and postmodernism
  • Supernatural TV
  • Kath and Kim - reinvigorating the sitcom
  • Just press the red button - a student’s guide to interactive television
  • Reporter’s diary - a fortnight at the echo
  • Pitching a proposal
  • Football - the new hegemony
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MediaMagazine 14

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  • Product placement and the fast forward generation
  • Pierrepoint - The last hangman
  • Studying the heretic - why ‘bad’ movies make good study texts
  • Clerks revisited
  • Keeping it real - magazines
  • The public enemy - a Med4 text in context
  • Doing the aqa med5 independent study - 10 ways to make it better
  • Independent music labels - breathing new life into the humble CD
  • Lost without it
  • The guardian of Emmerdale
  • CSI
  • Video blogging
  • Work experience
  • Women and Film - research findings
  • Synergy - the future