One issue we had to address right away was the problem of gaming being a wide topic and just doing our show about gaming was too vague. We felt we needed to look at more specific aspects of gaming. Five subjects were chosen and research was done on all of them to see which would make the most stimulating radio show. The topics we considered were; violence is gaming, mobile gaming vs. console gaming, console wars, local multiplayer vs. online multiplayer and the role of women in video games. All of these topics we researched and we came to the conclusion that console-wars would be the best topic because it had a number of different areas in it which we could disuse. Though we did get to explore some of our other topics through Vox Pops. We felt it was thought provoking and exciting and would make for a really fascinating radio show.
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...l in telling the story of the band in a interesting and relatable way. I think we got some really beautiful cover shots and used a good amount of them. Despite the fact we only got one interview, the interview that we did get worked really well with a good amount of questions. The documentary was a good length and did not spend too long on one aspect and allow the viewer to get bored. Next time I would try and get more interviews and make sure the story was told in more depth.
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