Friday, 27 January 2012

Newspapers reporting the London Riots

Task 1: go to and you should be in August 2011. Study the newspaper coverage from Saturday 6th through to the following weekend. What language do they use to describe a) the protesters b) the events, c) the police d) the government. TIP: Focus on Daily Mail, The Guardian, the Sun.

Task 2: Look at their stories from these days how do they talk about young people?

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Group task

In your allocated groups, discuss what you found to be key information & use of language in the unfolding of the story on Twitter.
Produce a visual timeline illustrating those key moments - to be formally presented to the class today.
All individual work on timelines for Twitter and TV will be collected at the end of tomorrow's lesson. Please have the work printed, in your course folder and ready for collection. This is an important deadline.

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

How the story unfolded on TV

Task 2: Find TV news coverage for the weekend of the riots from a range of sources. Analyse the clips to find details of images used, people interviewed and language used by the reporters/News anchor. How did the story develop? Are there differences in coverage? Why? You should print screen and reference your sources to use in the exam.

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Creating a social media timeline

Task 1; Using the resource below, pick out key moments in the unfolding of the "London Riots". Pay careful attention to who is involved in the tweets and the language they use to describe a) the riots b) those involved. This will be a key resource for your exam.

You can access the resource here.....

Exploration of "Youth"

Introduction to Youth and Identity

These are the influences 13B/ms came up with:

Friday, 13 January 2012

13A Homework for Monday 16th

New Topic: Media and Collective Identity

Ask a parent and/or a sibling to write down 5 things to describe you...... for the next lesson.