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The AQA GCSE Media Studies Revision Guide has been revised and updated to reflect the latest amendments to the specification and is now available as a Boost eBook. This accessible and engaging resource will support students through their revision for the GCSE Media Studies assessments.
What’s new in the Revised Edition?
- Coverage of the new close study products for assessment from 2023 onwards, including:
- Black Widow (film – media industries)
- How You Like That by Blackpink (music video – media industries and media audiences)
- KISS Breakfast (radio – media industries and audiences)
- His Dark Materials: The City of Magpies (television programme – all four areas of the theoretical framework)
- The social media and online output of Marcus Rashford (online, social and participatory media – all four areas of the theoretical framework)
- The new magazine and newspaper editions for assessment in 2023
- Updated information on media contexts to reflect recent developments in culture and society.
- Up-to-date statistics and information about media industries and audiences.
What have we retained?
- Highly visual and engaging design.
- Detailed coverage of all areas of the specification, supported by highly illustrated examples.
- Exploration of each area of the theoretical framework of Media Studies, applied to a range of media forms and products.
- A dedicated chapter on analysis covering the skills required to analyse both previously unseen products and the close study products.
- Exam guidance chapter to support students with their preparation and techniques for each of the two question papers.
- A variety of knowledge check tasks and short questions to help students’ retrieval practice.
The Answers to the questions in the Revision Guide along with a Glossary are available to download on the Resources and Downloads tab.
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