• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Describe some party political broadcast by different parties, comparing their use of different techniques, say what their purposes are and decide if they are affective.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Craig Williams St. Edmund Campion English Assignment Number JCY Describe some party political broadcast by different parties, comparing their use of different techniques, say what their purposes are and decide if they are affective. The first Labour broadcast that I'm going to describe is from the 2001 election. In this broadcast is really upbeat with music from the lighthouse family. Everyone in this broadcast is happy, it shows busy people and it shows beautiful scenery. They show a clip of the Angel of the North, which is also located in the North East. There are celebrities in this such as Geri Halliwell, Olympic Gold Medallist Tammy Grey Tompkinson, a cricket Umpire Dickie Bird and Kevin Whatley does all the commentary at the end of this broadcast. Throughout the broadcast lots of sub-titles come up and tell you what labour have done and what they are going to do. ...read more.

Middle

When they got out they raped and killed someone. The inmates are wearing handcuffs when they are getting released but you only wear handcuffs if you are going into jail. The music is very threatening and everyone in this broadcast is lonely. It shows people sitting in their homes because they cannot afford to use their cars and petrol is too expensive. It also shows disabled people in their homes because they also cannot afford to run their busses and vans. Sub-titles come up such as "petrol tax is labours stealth tax" which means labour makes petrol really expensive. It shows an old woman with no food in the fridge because she cannot afford to buy food and run her car. In Labour two this focuses on how to make Britain better. This broadcast also has celebrities such as Terri Dwyer and Garry Lucy from Hollyoaks which are supposed to be a couple and when they vote they feel happy and they are glad they made the effort to vote. ...read more.

Conclusion

There is a lot of commentary in labour two but only a little bit at the end of labour one. In the conservative party there is no commentary at all but there is a lot of threatening music. In labour one and two the music is the same and by the same artist but in the conservative broadcast there is drums bagging and lots of crashes and loud noises. In both the labour party broadcasts it is very upbeat and exciting but in the conservative broadcast it is very boring. In both the labour broadcasts they focus on how to make Britain better but in the conservative party focuses on how to stop labour getting re-elected. I think the labour party's broadcast is the best because it looks better and I like the music is played through out the broadcast. When I am old enough to vote I am going to vote labour because they can change my life and make Britain better. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Politics section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Politics essays

  1. What are the main functions of political parties? How effectively do political parties fulfil ...

    However a party as a whole does not generally formulate policy, rather the leadership tend to mark out the strategy with a little consultation with members and the public. It is here where the internal democracy of political parties can be called into question.

  2. Political parties and representation

    Christian Democrats in other countries). In southern states of USA, most white (and many black) voters traditionally always voted Democrat for historical reasons as 'the party of Dixieland', etc. Notice however that in these cases attachments will not just purely be communal, but may also be associational in Blondel's terminology (e.g., working class Labour Party

  1. Discuss the Persuasive Techniques Used in the "New Labour, New Danger" Party Political Broadcast"

    The single medium close-up shot used at the end of the scene creates a sense of tension, which is frequently used and associated with the horror genre, consequently this sense of danger, horror, and risk is associated with Labour, and therefore the making the viewer more cautious in regards to labour and their policies.

  2. Is New Labour a Conservative Party?

    Since then productivity has doubled and in the manufacturing sector it has quadrupled, due, in part to declining union clout. When it came to the area of education school teachers were never won over by the Tories and were threatening to strike during John Major's administration in 1994.

  1. Show by Close Reference to the Text How the Writer Creates and Maintains Tension ...

    back to his mother and declaring that he is scared to go and that he will not go. This makes the reader think about what his mother would say; because of the way that she is described, the reader thinks that she will get angry with Francis, so there is

  2. Should the BNP be allowed to make Party Political Broadcasts on national TV?

    Yet we still WOULD NOT be seeing this. They want more exposure yet continue to hold meetings behind closed doors and keep all the details there. The public do not get to see the whole of this party. Yes, you may argue that this happens in all political parties and I agree with you.

  1. A party of three explorers start their brutal expedition into the blazing, raw and ...

    shouted Cavdazer, "Watch out!" shouted Drew, BANG! Drew threw a safety flair, the polar bear was momentarily stunned as Edwin dragged Cavdazer to safety, "Come on behind this rock" Yelled Edwin, Drew and Edwin dragged Cavdazer behind the rock, at this point Cavdazer wasn't moving, "Cavdazer!"

  2. A critical analysis of selected election literature and party political broadcasts from the general ...

    An interesting point is that there is no picture of the candidate, which is to make the reader feel as though they would be voting for the party and its ideas not for the candidate. "Our NHS" is very national; it is 'ours' and belongs to us all, feelings of pride are evoked in the reader.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work