plans for my media studies podcast piece (minimum requirements of task (at…
plans for my media studies podcast piece
description of the task
make a 3 minute long podcast based around celebrity news.
podcast is going to be featured in a new lifestyle magazine.
target audience is young adults
main themes can be fashion, beauty, celebrity culture, politics and culture. (culture and celebrity culture are different things).
USP is that the podcast provides entertaining updates on celebrity related stories.
with this the podcast brings up the cultural issues they raise such as pay inequality, social media marketing, invasions of privacy, etc.
podcast should consist of one long feature story but have several shorter related stories.
podcast should promote the magazine it is going to be featured in.
STORY CAN BE MADE UP
minimum requirements of task
at least 4 different voices
other sound sources, such as music, foley or ambient sound
use of narrative codes in the communication of the story
use of appropriate language and register for the genre and target audience
a narrator/interviewer to establish an overall structure and meaning to the stories
editing and sound-mixing to establish meaning and/or enigma
interviews with characters within the celebrity news story and/or commentators on the events
use of codes and conventions of audio interviews and features
editing and sound-mixing to establish meaning
ideas for a theme
the worrying obsession younger children have with their appearance
‘Do I look pretty?’ is my daughters’ favourite question and it’s worrying me
talk about how not so long ago the only time younger children really saw what they looked like where in their school photos
link this to increased social media use
creates impossible standards of beauty
also argue with rise of pornography viewing in under age children
related smaller stories
8 year old girl breaks the world record for youngest person ever to get a nose job
mum recently bought £10,000 plastic surgery voucher for her daughter's 18th birthday
5 year old boys £27,000 wardrobe
12 year old girl who reportedly spends 10 hours a day at her local beauty salon
"I've won 150 beauty pageants around the world and i'm not even 10 yet" the beauty queen who was winning pageants days after being born.
the daily download
maybe just me
name: Frank Baynes
has a son who because of medical problems has had a lot of surgery which as a result has lead to his face and body looking like it's had plastic surgery
talks about how in Australia they don't have this problem
name: Layla Olives
name: Darcy Dangers
has a daughter
talks about her a lot
UK's leading plastic surgeon
claims to have performed over 500 plastic surgery procedures on U18s
name: Dr Paul Winslow
note all characters are made up
going to have to do different voices