Monday, October 28, 2013

Journalism: Magazine Analysis

Complete the following tasks and include the following information in a post (to your blog) entitled "Magazine Analysis."

1. Select a 100 word passage and use the Fry's readability formula to evaluate the grade level of your magazine's language. Put the results in context.

2. Tabulate the ratio of content pages to advertising pages. What does this ratio say about your magazine?

3. Compare your results with those of other students at your table. What does this comparison say about your magazine? Put its level in context.

4. Create a profile of this magazine's prototypical target reader. Consider age, gender, reading level, interests, values, socioeconomic status, etc..

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