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Wjec Gcse Media Coursework

Legacy WJEC Eduqas GCSE Media Studies »

Rob Miller | Friday January 26, 2018

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies

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2018 WJEC GCSE Media Studies

Welcome to Edusites Media’s comprehensive resources and materials link covering every aspect of the WJEC GCSE TV News and News Websites Specification (Summer 2018 Award).

Focussing on key areas of academic study we have everything covered – this includes in depth schemes of work, a teaching guide, student workbook, slideshow, mock exams with mark schemes, exemplar responses, case studies and interactive quizzes to kick start...

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Media & Film Studies Blogs »

Richard Gent | Monday June 01, 2009

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Film Studies, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, A Level, AQA A Level, AQA A2, AQA AS, OCR A Level, OCR A2, OCR AS, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, WJEC A2 Film Studies, WJEC A2 Media Studies, WJEC AS, WJEC AS Film Studies , WJEC AS Media Studies, Other Topics, Blogs

We Study Media by Rob McMinn

The Student Room & Media Studies

Setting up a Radio Station on Mediaed.org.uk

Modern Mechanix: examples of vintage advertising

Technorati on Ideology

Ideology for Kids: Decoding the Kremlin’s Website

The End of Cyberspace

Kinoeye on Media Studies

Bluegrass Film Society

Kids Gobble Up Interactive Junk Food Marketing

Continental Philosophy: Key Notes on Theorists

Dr. Mabuse’s Kaledio-scope: Four Models of Film/Media Blogging

Media Studies...

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Understanding Crime Drama »

Jeremy Orlebar | Saturday May 16, 2009

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Film Studies, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, A Level, AQA A Level, AQA A2, AQA AS, OCR A Level, OCR A2, OCR AS, WJEC A Level, WJEC A2, WJEC A2 Film Studies, WJEC A2 Media Studies, WJEC AS, WJEC AS Film Studies , WJEC AS Media Studies, Film, Crime Drama, Key Concepts, Genre, Other Topics, Television, Television Crime Drama, Television Drama

Television and film crime/cop drama is very popular with a wide audience. Crime Dramas seek to anchor the representations of all types of police officers, criminals and victims as ‘believable’ characters, with ‘realistic’ plot lines, set in urban locations.The genre has been taken up in the US under the heading of American Quality Televsion (AQT) - see under heading AQT.

Codes and Conventions

Crime dramas:

  • are constructed realities
  • depict constructed versions of...
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New Spec Unit 2 of 6 Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE Media Studies Representation »

Barry Rainsford | Friday February 09, 2018

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies

Each term we provide a Core Unit, based on the Department for Education Media Studies GCSE subject content. (February 2016)

The four areas of this theoretical framework, are:

  • Media Language: how the media through their forms, codes and conventions communicate meanings
  • Representation: how the media portray events, issues, individuals and social groups
  • Media Industries: how the media industries’ processes of production, distribution and circulation affect media forms and...
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Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Teaching Guide »

Barry Rainsford | Tuesday December 12, 2017

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, News Websites, Television News

Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited.

Guide Navigation

  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Online Slides
  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Student Workbook
  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News...
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New Spec Eduqas (WJEC) Unit 1 of 6 GCSE Media Studies Media Language »

Barry Rainsford | Monday May 29, 2017

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies

These resources are flexible for the first term when you don’t have to choose which exam board you are pursuing.

Each term we provide a Core Unit, based on the Department for Education Media Studies GCSE subject content. (February 2016)

The four areas of this theoretical framework, are:

  • media language: how the media through their forms, codes and conventions communicate meanings
  • representation: how the media portray events, issues, individuals and social groups
  • media...
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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Teaching Guide »

Barry Rainsford | Thursday April 20, 2017

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Teaching Guide
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Slides
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Student Workbook

Purpose

The purpose of this unit is not to tell anyone ‘what you must do’ or ‘this is the way that you must do it’. The work here is based on over twenty years of teaching Media Studies at A Level and KS4 in a very large [2,500 pupils]...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Student Workbook »

Barry Rainsford | Saturday October 01, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Teaching Guide
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Slides
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Student Workbook

Introduction

This booklet is to support the preparation for the unit examination for WJEC GCSE Media. This workbook will enable you to work through the series of sessions led by your teacher and help you to start thinking about the kinds of tasks...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Slides »

Barry Rainsford | Saturday October 01, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Teaching Guide
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Slides
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Student Workbook

WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Slides

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  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Booster Slides



WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Teaching Guide »

Barry Rainsford | Thursday September 22, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

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  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Overview Planner
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Teaching Guide
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Slides (opens in new tab)
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Student Workbook
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Glossary

Purpose

The purpose of this unit is not to tell anyone ‘what you must do’ or ‘this is the way that you must do it’. The...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Radio News Quiz »

Rob Miller | Tuesday September 06, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes, Radio, Radio News

  1. WJEC GCSE Media Studies Radio News Quiz
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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers Quiz »

Rob Miller | Tuesday September 06, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Specimen Paper Mark Scheme »

Rob Miller | Tuesday July 19, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News, Teacher Zone, Admin, Staffroom, Mocks

Thinking about the Media – Investigating (Newspapers) and Planning (Radio News)

  • A01: Recall, select, and communicate their knowledge and understanding of media products and the contexts in which they are produced and consumed
  • A02: Analyse and respond to media texts/topics using media key concepts and appropriate terminology
  • A03: Demonstrate research, planning and presentational skills
  • A04: Construct and evaluate their own products using creative and technical skills

Question...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Exemplar A* Response »

Rob Miller | Tuesday July 19, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News, Teacher Zone, Admin, Staffroom, Mocks

Candidate Name:
Centre Number:
Candidate Number:

Media Studies

Unit 1 Thinking about the Media: Investigating and Planning

Monday 5th June 2017

Exemplar A* response developed by Edusites Media

2 hours 15 minutes

Section A (40) 38
Section B (40) 37
Total (80) 75

Additional Materials

Printed Resource Material for use with Section A

Optional: coloured pens/pencils and rulers for use with Section B

Spare paper for notes (to be provided by centre)

Instructions to Candidates

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Mock Exam »

Rob Miller | Monday July 18, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News, Teacher Zone, Admin, Staffroom, Mocks

Candidate Name:
Centre Number:
Candidate Number:

Media Studies

Unit 1 Thinking about the Media: Investigating and Planning

Monday 5th June 2017

A Specimen Paper developed by Edusites Media

2 hours 15 minutes

Section A (40)
Section B (40)
Total (80)

Additional Materials

Printed Resource Material for use with Section A:

  • Resource Material 1.docx
  • Resource Material 2.docx

Optional: coloured pens/pencils and rulers for use with Section B

Spare paper for notes (to be...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Workshop »

Rob Miller | Wednesday June 29, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Book A Half or Full Day Workshop in Your School

Programme Details

  • Our full or half day, interactive, visually stimulating workshops introduce, boost or revise the study of newspapers and radio news by exploring key genres and conventions – tabloid, mid market tabloid, local newspapers, broadsheets and freesheets.
  • Sessions will also explore how news offered on a range of platforms has impacted on this historical media form. One of these alternative platforms is Radio News....
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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Overview Planner »

Barry Rainsford | Monday June 20, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Overview Planner
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Teaching Guide
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Slides (opens in new tab)
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Student Workbook
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Glossary

Associated Resources

Introduction for Teachers

News is a staple of media output. Most of us require a...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Glossary »

Barry Rainsford | Sunday June 19, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Overview Planner
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Teaching Guide
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Slides (opens in new tab)
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Student Workbook
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Glossary

Using this Glossary

This glossary of terms is intended for use with the above resources for Unit 1 WJEC Summer 2017 GCSE Media...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Student Workbook »

Barry Rainsford | Sunday June 19, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, Newspapers, Radio, Radio News

Guide Navigation

  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Overview Planner
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Teaching Guide
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Slides (opens in new tab)
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Student Workbook
  • WJEC GCSE Media Studies Newspapers and Radio News Glossary

Introduction

This workbook is to support the preparation for the unit examination for WJEC GCSE Media. It will enable you to...

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News and News Websites Specimen Paper Mark Scheme »

Barry Rainsford | Tuesday January 26, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, News Websites, Television News, Television, News (Television)

Unit 1 Thinking about the Media: Investigating (TV News) and Planning (Website News)

  • A01: Recall, select, and communicate their knowledge and understanding of media products and the contexts in which they are produced and consumed
  • A02: Analyse and respond to media texts/topics using media key concepts and appropriate terminology
  • A03: Demonstrate research, planning and presentational skills
  • A04: Construct and evaluate their own products using creative and technical skills
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WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News and News Websites Video Links »

Barry Rainsford | Tuesday January 26, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, News Websites, Television News, Television, News (Television)

Resource Material for use with Section A in the Mock Exam

BBC Main News Clip

ITV Main News Clip

 




WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News and News Websites Mock Exam »

Barry Rainsford | Tuesday January 26, 2016

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, News Websites, Television News, Television, News (Television), Website Analysis

Unit 1 Thinking about the Media: Investigating (TV News) and Planning (Website News)

A Specimen Mock Paper developed by Edusites

2 hours 15 minutes

Section A (40)

Section B (40)

Total (80)

Additional Materials

Resource Material for use with Section A:

VIDEO CLIP

Optional: coloured pens/pencils and rulers for use with Section B

Spare paper for notes (to be provided by centre)

Instructions to Candidates

General

  • Write your name, centre number and candidate number in the...
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Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Images Appendix »

Barry Rainsford | Friday December 11, 2015

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies

Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited.

Guide Navigation

  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Teaching Guide
  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Online Slides
  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites...
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Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Student Workbook »

Barry Rainsford | Friday December 11, 2015

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, News Websites, Television News, Television, News (Television)

Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited.

Guide Navigation

  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Teaching Guide
  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Online Slides
  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites...
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Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News and News Websites Glossary »

Barry Rainsford | Saturday December 05, 2015

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, News Websites, Television News

Guide Navigation

  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Teaching Guide
  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Online Slides (opens in new window)
  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Student Workbook
  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Images Appendix

Purpose

This glossary is intended to supplement the Teacher Guide, Student Workbook, and Images Appendix (see above) as part of Edusites Media’s support for...

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Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Slides »

Barry Rainsford | Saturday December 05, 2015

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, News, News Websites, Television News, Television, News (Television), Website Analysis, Web Pages

Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited.

Guide Navigation

  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Teaching Guide
  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News Websites Student Workbook
  • Legacy WJEC GCSE Media Studies TV News & News...
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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Film Trailers and Film Posters Specimen Paper Mark Scheme »

Rob Miller | Friday December 04, 2015

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Film, Film Analysis, Film Language, Film Trailers, Hot Entries, Posters, Film Poster Analysis, Poster Design, Starters & Teaching Ideas, Admin, Staffroom, Mocks

Thinking about the Media – Investigating (Film Trailers) and Planning (Film Posters)

  • A01: Recall, select, and communicate their knowledge and understanding of media products and the contexts in which they are produced and consumed
  • A02: Analyse and respond to media texts/topics using media key concepts and appropriate terminology
  • A03: Demonstrate research, planning and presentational skills
  • A04: Construct and evaluate their own products using creative and technical skills
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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Film Trailers Quiz »

Rob Miller | Wednesday September 16, 2015

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Film, Film Trailers, Hot Entries, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes

  1. WJEC GCSE Media Studies Film Trailers Quiz
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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Film Posters Quiz »

Rob Miller | Wednesday September 16, 2015

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Film, Film Promotion, Hot Entries, Posters, Film Poster Analysis, Quizzes, Media Studies Quizzes

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Film Trailers and Film Posters Exemplar A* Response »

Rob Miller | Thursday August 27, 2015

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Film, Film Analysis, Film Language, Film Trailers, Posters, Film Poster Analysis, Poster Design, Admin, Staffroom, Exemplar Materials, Mocks

Candidate Name:
Centre Number:
Candidate Number:

Media Studies

Unit 1 Thinking about the Media: Investigating and Planning

Monday 6th June 2016

Exemplar A* response developed by Edusites Media

2 hours 15 minutes

Section A (40)
Section B (40)
Total (80)

Additional Materials

Audio-visual resource for use with Section A
Optional: coloured pens/pencils and rulers for use with Section B
Spare paper for notes (to be provided by centre)

Instructions to Candidates

General

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WJEC GCSE Media Studies Film Trailers and Film Posters Mock Exam »

Rob Miller | Thursday August 27, 2015

Categories: GCSE, WJEC GCSE, WJEC GCSE Media Studies, Film, Film Analysis, Film Language, Film Trailers, Posters, Film Poster Analysis, Poster Design, Admin, Staffroom, Mocks

Candidate Name:
Centre Number:
Candidate Number:

Media Studies

Unit 1 Thinking about the Media: Investigating and Planning

Monday 6th June 2016

A Specimen Paper developed by Edusites Media

2 hours 15 minutes

Section A (40)
Section B (40)
Total (80)

Additional Materials

Audio-visual resource for use with Section A
Optional: coloured pens/pencils and rulers for use with Section B
Spare paper for notes (to be provided by centre)

Instructions to Candidates

General

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Summer 2019 Non-Exam Assessment Tasks

The Non-Examination Tasks for GCSE Media Studies for assessment in 2019 are now available on the Secure Website under Resources > Non-Exam Assessment Tasks. If you cannot see these menu options you will need to ask your exams officer for additional permissions.

Eduqas Media Studies Centre Map

Add your centre details to our Eduqas Media Studies centre map to network and share good practice with other centres taking Eduqas Media Studies in your area.

FAQs document

We have created a FAQs document to answer your subject queries

Eduqas GCSE Media Studies for teaching from 2017 – Change to Set Product for Component 2, Section A: Television

Owing to copyright issues, it has been necessary to change one of the set products for Component 2, Section A: Television, Option 2 – Sitcom.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has been removed and replaced with The IT Crowd, Season 4, Episode 2: The Final Countdown (2010). For full details, please see page 16 of the specification. All of the other set products, including the additional set product for Sitcom (Friends), remain unchanged and are as detailed in the specification. We apologises for any inconvenience caused by this change.

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