Choose a text from each of the following media areas:
• Magazine cover,
• Radio show,
• A website.
Use Fairclough’s model of discourse analysis explained in the textbook to analyse each of these media texts.
1. Conduct a textual analysis of your chosen text; consider the rhetorical devices employed.
2. Conduct an analysis of the discursive practices of text production, distribution and consumption.
3. Analyse the social and cultural practices which frame these discursive practices and your chosen texts.
Your response should be no more than 500 words.