Comics Five Core Concepts Never Sometimes Often Always 1. All media messages are constructed. X 2. Media messages are constructed using a creative X language with its own rules. 3. Different people experience the same X messages differently. 4. Media have embedded values and points of view X 5. Most media messages are organized to gain profit and/or X power. Five Key Questions 1. Who created this The artist is Clay Bennett, born 1958 in Clinton, now message? working for the Chattanooga Times Free Press. He earned a lot awards in the section cartoon. 2. What creative techniques The carton attracts attention because of the colours, are used to attract my composition and because of its ironic and funny way attention? to present a serious topic. 3. How might different people People could understand that someone is sick of understand this message America or of the government. It also could be that differently? the government is so bad, that you have to drink to bear it. 4. What values, lifestyles and This message only shows a patriotic (normal) citizen, points of view are which is sick of the reign of President Bush. It represented in, or omitted represents only one point of view, not necessarily all from, this message? Americans. 5. Why is this message being It got sent, because people are dissatisfied about sent? President Bush and might want to void him off.