Task 3

Partly covered by Mr Dodzo, partly by Mr McLaughlin (Unit 45: Commercial Production for Radio, GC1), partly by Mr Pryce (Unit 30: Advertising Production for Television, GC1) and also by Mr Upton

Write-up, Essay, Blog entry

P3: describe the regulation of the media sector [IE]

M3: explain the regulatory issues affecting the media sector with reference to detailed illustrative examples

D3: comprehensively explain the regulatory issues affecting the media sector with reference to elucidated examples

Task:

Research and investigate the ASA to evidence the following:

  • Write-up on ASA, their structure and what they do
  • a bit about the BCAP and CAP Codes and with example of issues covered in the codes
  • a section on the most complained about ads, why were these complained about, outcome of the complaints and your views on them.

Resources

ASA Schools and Colleges resources

controlling

decency

social_responsibility

children