Cut out some pictures from a newspaper and write your own captions.
- How do the words you put next to the image contextualise/recontextualise it?
- How many meanings can you give it to the same picture?
Try the same exercise for both anchoring and relaying blog about it.
Honda’s Swindon plant closure could lead to 7,000 job losses
Honda is expected to move production back to Japan, partly because it can guarantee tariff-free exports to the EU.
Anchor: Final cars leave Honda Plant on 31 October
Relay: Honda close their production facility in Swindon today as Britain crashes out of Eu with No Deal Brexit .
Anchor 2: 7000 jobs saved at Britain votes to remain
Relay 2: Following the UK’s referendum decision to Remain there was joy in Swindon today as Honda cancelled their plans to shut the Swindon manufacturing facility.
Jacob Rees-Mogg becomes figure of fun on Twitter after lying down in Commons
The leader of the House of Commons irked fellow MPs but delighted fans of creative memes.
Anchor: Concern as leader of the house taken ill during important debate
Relay: There was concern in the country today as the widely respected Leader of the House fell ill today during an important Brexit debate.
Anchor: Eton Headmaster – Stop it Moggy. Sit straight.
Relay: Fury within Eton’s ranks as former pupil humiliates the school’s reputation.
AFP/Getty (2019). Honda is expected to move production back to Japan, partly because it can guarantee tariff-free exports to the EU. Photograph:. [image] Available at: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/feb/19/honda-confirms-swindon-plant-will-close-in-2021 [Accessed 8 Oct. 2019].
Getty (2019). Jacob Rees-Mogg becomes figure of fun on Twitter after lying down in Commons. [image] Available at: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/jacob-rees-mogg-becomes-a-figure-of-fun-on-twitter-after-lying-down-in-commons-k97x99mnv [Accessed 8 Oct. 2019].