Mr G Richards has produced a series of revision podcasts for A Level Media Studies students. These can be found on the school podcast site and are also available through various podcast platforms including Apple and Spotify.
Episode 7 – Black Panther
This week’s STM Media Studies podcast takes a look at Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ to consider the Media Context and Media Industries which went into the making and promotion of the film.
Episode 6 – Newspaper
Mr Richards and special guest Mr Hanna breakdown the importance of The Mirror and The Times within the newspaper industry.
Episode 5 – Riptide
Mr Richards and two Y13 students interrogate the platinum selling song ‘Riptide’ by Vance Joy and the music video
Episode 4 – Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’
In Episode 4 of the STM Media Studies podcast, Mr Richards is joined by two of our Year 13 students to discuss the importance Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ video and the wider social impact that Beyonce looked to achieve through the release of the song.
Episode 3 – Water Aid
In Episode 3 of the STM Media Studies podcast, the Water Aid charity advertisement from 2016 is analysed by Mr Richards to consider key ideas that can be discussed in the Component One exam.
Episode 2 – Kiss of the Vampire
In the second podcast focused on A Level Media Studies, Mr Richards discusses the promotional film poster for Hammer’s ‘Kiss of the Vampire’ from 1963. He also responds to student questions based on Episode 1’s exploration of ‘Tide’.
Episode 1 – Tide
In the first of a series of revision podcasts for A Level Media Studies, Mr Richards discusses the importance of Procter and Gamble’s Tide advertisement (1950s) to consider how it could be discussed in the Component One exam.