To What Extent Has MTV Affected The Music Industry? Column plan (Intro…
To What Extent Has MTV Affected The Music Industry?
First line as a quote.
'Ladies and Gentlemen, rock and roll'
Time and place adverbials to introduce the topic.
August 1st 1981
Briefly explain 2 oppositional views of MTV
Start with a fact people might not know
MTV was once the biggest influence on rock music culture
Emphasis the power of MTV on the music industry
Use adverb 'However' to contrast with the previous paragraph.
Shows that the column is debating the subject
Talk about MTV toning down music and becoming focused on tv.
List some familiar TV shows
Catfish: The TV Show
Ex On The Beach
Mention that the changed recieved a lot of criticisms.
Give examples of groups who disapproved
Use the quote from James Scroggs (Vice president of marketing
Discuss opposing view
Question whether the network really are inspiring to young people.
Include specific examples where they're not.
Must discuss what people had feared MTV would do to the music industry before it was launched, yet didn't happen.
Non Bias View.
Talk about MTV's power on the music industry
Use quotes to support it.
Use my quote from Leonard J.Beer about how MTV have affected albums.
Mention speculation people caused over MTV's launch.
Some of these views still exist.
Summarise points from the column.
Don't be too biased
End on the negative note to subtly leave that as conclusion.