MARY MEDRANA
TYPES OF NAME
ACRONYM
CONNOTATIVE
COMPOUND
PHRASE
NME
VIBE
INDIE-PENDENT
ROLLING STONE
Q
EDGE!
INDIE-VIDUAL
SMA...
MASTHEADS
ACRONYM
GRAPHOLOGY
 This acronym masthead is

short for ‘New Musical
Express’ because that is what
the magazine prov...
PHRASE
 This phrase emphasizes the
genre of music in which the
magazine implies to its audience
as the noun ‘pops’ is us...
CONNOTATIVE
GRAPHOLOGY
 The connotative name of the
 The graphology here is
magazine ‘kerrang’ was
named after an
on...
ACRONYM
GRAPHOLOGY
 The acronym was originally
 The graphology used here is
names ‘Cue’ although was
shortened becau...
PHRASE
GRAPHOLOGY
 the phrase ‘rolling stone’ came
 The graphology used in the
from a muddy waters song
which relate...
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Names and masthead

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. MARY MEDRANA
  • 2. TYPES OF NAME ACRONYM CONNOTATIVE COMPOUND PHRASE NME VIBE INDIE-PENDENT ROLLING STONE Q EDGE! INDIE-VIDUAL SMASH HITS BMG KERRANG TOP OF THE POPS CCM RHYTHM THE BIG TAKEOVER HM BASE SOUND ON SOUND M SPIN CROSS RHYTHMS RSQ BLITZ
  • 3. MASTHEADS
  • 4. ACRONYM GRAPHOLOGY  This acronym masthead is  short for ‘New Musical Express’ because that is what the magazine provides the reader (new music). It is shortened which makes it effective as it is easily more recognisable as it is catchy and easy to remember. Another effective aspect is that it can easily fit into the front page instead of the use of a phrase. The graphology of this masthead is in red, white and black. This colour scheme is used in all the front covers so that it is even more recognisable to its audience. The red connotates power which suggests that the magazine is dominant than others. The colour red is also a primary colour and is suitable for both genders which foreshadows the magazine’s audience. The black and white outlining helps the masthead to dominate the front cover and makes it stand out from a busy page.
  • 5. PHRASE  This phrase emphasizes the genre of music in which the magazine implies to its audience as the noun ‘pops’ is used. Furthermore, the phrase rhymes and it helps to portray the type of audience that the magazine is aimed towards which are the younger generation as the rhyme is fun and catchy. The noun ‘Top’ suggests that this particular magazine is dominant than the other pop magazines sold. GRAPHOLOGY  The masthead is written in a fun quirky font which reflects to the magazines audience which are young girls. This helps to capture their attention and purchase the magazine. There are stars included in the graphology which again, is eye-catching which persuades the reader to buy the magazine. The stars could also foreshadow the genre of the magazine. The background of the masthead here is blue although not all of TOTP’s mastheads use that colour. They normally use other primary, bright colours such as yellows and pinks which are girly and eye-catching.
  • 6. CONNOTATIVE GRAPHOLOGY  The connotative name of the  The graphology here is magazine ‘kerrang’ was named after an onomatopoeia for a chord played on an electric guitar. This relates to the genre of the magazine which is rock as the specific instrument is used in rock quite often. This is unique which will make it stand out to rock music lovers and will make them want to buy the magazine. written in a black which connotates darkness, danger and death which could link to the ideology of the magazine’s genre and audience. The font appears to be cracked which relates to rock music’s violent stereotype. The exclamation mark included foreshadows screaming and shouting which has relation to Kerrang’s audience.
  • 7. ACRONYM GRAPHOLOGY  The acronym was originally  The graphology used here is names ‘Cue’ although was shortened because it could have been mistaken for a snooker magazine. It was called cue because it referred to cueing a record, ready to play. This shortened acronym is short and simple but in contrast is effective as it can easily be recognisable. simple which makes it easy to remember. The colour scheme used is red and white where the red can have connotations of domination suggesting it is a high quality music magazine. The white font stands out from the red background and the font is simple with a swipe on the Q suggesting the magazine is sophisticated therefore the audience can receive trustworthy content.
  • 8. PHRASE GRAPHOLOGY  the phrase ‘rolling stone’ came  The graphology used in the from a muddy waters song which relates to the genre of music in which the magazine provides. The phrase also gives an impression that the magazine does not only include new music, but also old songs in which the magazine is trying to bring back to the current generation of audience. This aspect came to mind as the verb ‘rolling’ could suggest music changing or carrying on over time. rolling stone masthead is effective as the font used is old schooled suggesting the magazine’s long lasting, popular history. This could entice the reader to purchase the magazine as they will identify the magazine’s long lasting success. The colour scheme used is red with a black shadowing effect. These two colours seem to appear in most music magazines suggests they’re all in competition of dominance.

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