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Flashcards in Newspaper/Magazine Terminology Deck (10):
1

Strapline

Short phrase that captures the essence of the magazine, usually positioned below the masthead

2

Feature

A main article or story, often 2 pages or more

3

Caption

Words that accompany an image to explain its meaning

4

Cover lines

Used on the front cover to give readers an insight into the content and main articles in the magazine

5

Typography

The visual appearance of written text, including font style, size and spacing

6

Main image

A key visual element of the front cover that usually dominates the page

7

Headline

Written text that indicates the content of an article
Usually in large font
Positioned at the top of the page

8

Anchorage

Where written text is used to ‘pin down’ the meaning of an image

9

Masthead

The title of the magazine/print
Found at the top of the front cover and contents page

10

House style

Consistent use of stylistic features (fonts, layout, colour palette)