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1

What can you say about the Layout and design of the FC?

Minimal reflecting anti-materialistic values of the magazine.

2

What can you say about the Central image of the FC?

black man (Gilroy), camouflage dress codes- suggesting other ethnicities absent from media / links to war to demonstrate with against consumerism, climate change etc.

3

What can you say about the Mud-like texture of the the FC?

Environmental ethos of the magazine.

4

What can you say about the Central Image of the 'Louboutin' spoof advert?

Black child, just feet dehumanises them, suggests their suffering is ignored, reinforces colonial power.

5

What is suggested by the 'red soles are always in season' from the Louboutin ad?

Mocks ironic branding whilst highlighting suffering children places those in support of the brand as enemy (Levi-Strauss), red connotes evil and suffering (Barthes).

6

What can you say about the Layout and design of the Louboutin ad?

Minimalistic reflecting lifestyle of these children vs fast fashion and materialistic culture of our society.

7

In The 'Save The Planet Kill Yourself' article what can you say about the main graphics?

Play on words, juxtaposition between 'save' and 'kill', direct mode of address.

8

In The 'Save The Planet Kill Yourself' article what is the White Smoke effect?

Appear like flames suggestive of how the world is 'going up in flames' due to careless, greedy actions of humanity.

9

In the Refugee and model page what does the Barbed wire do?

Connotations of being trapped, treated like animals.

10

In the Refugee and model page what do the Children do?

Innocence, evokes more emotion.

11

In the Refugee and model page what does the black and white vs coloured do?

Intensity of model industry compared to simple struggle to survive of the refugees, one teaching to starve yourself and the others starving to death.

12

In the Refugee and model page what does the red dress do?

Danger, eating disorders.

13

In the Woman on the street vs model page what can you say about the layout and design?

Minimalistic, disintegrating effect (motif of mag)- our world wasting due to consumerism. Juxtaposing images show meaning of page- model pic looks painted on = fake of model industry.

14

In the Woman on the street vs model page what is a 1 word quote and who from?

"disintegration" - Justin Gillis climate change quote.

15

In the Woman on the street vs model page what does the repetition of the word "rise" do?

Reflects how fast global warming is becoming imminent issue.

16

In the Woman on the street vs model page what do the Teddy bears do?

On the woman's jacket they suggest innocence and how those homeless may not have done anything wrong.

17

Who publishes Adbusters and how many times a year?

Adbusters Media Foundation 6 times a year.

18

What does each issue cost?

£10.99

19

What is the numbers of readers?

120,000 (April 2017)

20

What is the genre?

Independent and campaigning (culture jamming)

21

What are the economic factors of Adbusters?

Non-profit, anti-capitalist, monthly sub, lack of advertising, small audience, doesn't particularly advertise.