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Investigating Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers - Investigating Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers To investigate what type of people read which newspaper, the reading age of the material in the newspaper, and the average word of the article in the newspaper. Hypothesis: To investigate what type of people read which paper, I will do a survey. In the survey I will try to find out what their occupation is , their age, and what newspaper they read. T o investigate the reading age I will use the "Gunning Fog Index" readability test, I also tried the "Flesch Readability Test"....   [tags: Papers] 879 words
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Contrasting Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers - Contrasting Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers Aim --- The aim of this investigation is to outline any differences between Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers in terms of word length, sentence construction/readability and the amount of text presented on the page. I shall investigate the following three hypotheses: 1. There is less variation in word length in articles from tabloid newspapers than in articles from broadsheet newspapers. 2. More text is presented on a page (in proportion with size of page) in Broadsheet Newspapers than Tabloid Newspapers....   [tags: Papers] 6468 words
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Comparing a Tabloid and a Broadsheet - Comparing a Tabloid and a Broadsheet On September 11th 2002 almost all newspapers around the world wrote articles concerning the attacks on the World Trade Centre, which had occurred in the previous year, and were known to be planned by the infamous Osama bin Laden. I have compared two newspapers written on September 11th a year later. A tabloid paper, and a broadsheet. The tabloid article appeared in "The Daily Mirror" and was written by Tony Parsons, and the broadsheet article appeared in "The Guardian" and was written by Mark Hertsgaard....   [tags: Papers] 2168 words
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Comparing a Tabloid and a Broadsheet - Comparing a Tabloid and a Broadsheet In this piece of coursework I will be looking at the differences and similarities in two particular subjects of the news. The two different articles are in both tabloids and broadsheets. One very noticeable comparison you can easily make between the broadsheet and the tabloid newspapers is which story they have given priority to, either the Catherine Zeta-Jones privacy trail which is no more then popular news, or the Iraq conflict which has affected people world wide and is very serious news....   [tags: Papers] 1419 words
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Comparing Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers - Comparing Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers In the last century, English newspapers have been categorized into two main groups: Tabloids and Broadsheets. The Telegraph and The sun are the most popular Tabloids and Broadsheets. Hollinger International owns the Telegraph while the media tycoon Rupert Murdoch owns the Sun, The Times and The BSkyB Television network. These papers are perfect examples of British newspapers. They both support the Conservative Party, although The Sun does tend to sway, but always comes back to The Tories point of view....   [tags: Papers] 642 words
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Comparison of a Broadsheet and Tabloid Newspaper - Comparison of a Broadsheet and Tabloid Newspaper On 20th of February 2004, the Times and the Sun introduced the news of the release of five Britons held in Guantanamo Bay as the lead news front page stories. The articles in these two newspapers greatly contrast in various points, including views on the issue, page layout, style of writing and vocabulary used. The Times is a broadsheet newspaper, generally accepted as mid-conservative, while the Sun has the largest circulation among newspapers distributed in UK and its editorial state tend to swing in symphony of public opinion....   [tags: Papers] 951 words
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Comparing a Broadsheet and a Tabloid - Comparing a Broadsheet and a Tabloid The Sunday Times is a highly regarded newspaper, tending to be very conservative and highly informative. It is aimed at those who are interested in all the details about current affairs. The Sunday Express is a tabloid newspaper. These are papers that appeal to people who may just want to scan the news quickly, in order to have a good idea about events happening around the world, without giving up great amounts of time to read lengthy articles....   [tags: Papers] 1473 words
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Comparing Broadsheet and Tabloid Newspapers - Comparing Broadsheet and Tabloid Newspapers September 11th 2001 will be marked as one of the most horrific terrorist attack ever. It will be scolded on everyone's minds for the rest of their lives. The terrorist attacks destroyed America's dignity with co-ordinated attacks which completely demolished the World Trade Centre located in New York killing thousands of innocent citizens in what was the single, biggest attack on New York since Pearls Harbourin December 1941. This was the top story in the media which was covered by many different styles such as television, newspapers and also by radio....   [tags: Papers] 938 words
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Comparision Between Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers - A comparison between how broadsheet and tabloid newspapers convey the same story I have chosen to compare a story from The Times as my broadsheet paper and The Sun as the Tabloid. The story is primarily about a man who had raped his two daughters several times. In The Times, the headline said ‘How two girls were trapped by shame, fear and the love of their own children’. The Broadsheet focuses on sympathizing for the girls, giving all information they have in a straightforward way and getting the story through rather than trying to get attention or exaggerating the story, as they did in the tabloid paper, The Sun....   [tags: Media News Newspaper] 1086 words
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A Comparison of Broadsheet Newspapers with Tabloid Newspapers - A Comparison of Broadsheet Newspapers with Tabloid Newspapers Investigation 1 Hypothesis 1 "Broadsheet newspapers have a longer average word length than tabloid newspapers" My theory is that broadsheet newspapers use a more complex style of language. In effect I think this will result in a longer average word length in a broadsheet than in a tabloid newspaper. Both newspapers will have a large amount of short word included in the articles, however, this can not be avoided due to the modern English language....   [tags: Papers] 6552 words
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Investigating the Difference Between Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers - Investigating the Difference Between Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers I am going to conduct an investigation into the differences in tabloid and broadsheet newspapers. In this investigation I will look into 7 particular aspects they are as follows, 1) Length of article in words. 2) Length of sentence in words. 3) Length of sentence in letters. 4) Length of word in letters. 5) Length of title in letters. 6) Length of paragraph in words. 7) Amount of pictures. I shall record record my findings in a variety of ways, which include, 1) Frequency Polygons....   [tags: Papers] 1264 words
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Comparing the Length of Words in a Broadsheet Newspaper and Tabloid Newspaper - Comparing the Length of Words in a Broadsheet Newspaper and Tabloid Newspaper I am now going to start my mathematics statistics coursework. The aim of this coursework is to compare the length of words in a broadsheet newspaper to the length of words in a tabloid newspaper. My first hypothesis is that in this investigation the broadsheet newspaper should contain longer words than the tabloid newspaper. I think this because in my opinion broadsheet newspapers are aimed at higher class and more intelligent people than tabloid newspapers are so the broadsheet newspaper should contain longer words....   [tags: Papers] 798 words
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A Detailed Comparison Between Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers - A Detailed Comparison Between Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers The Sun and Telegraph, both support the conservative party but are very different. These papers have been chosen because they are representatives of stereotypical broadsheets and tabloids and are both best sellers, but both have similarities and differences. Rupert Murdoch owns the Sun, and Hollinger International owns The Telegraph. A tabloid paper is two A4 sheets wide and the name tabloid comes from the French word tablet, reflecting the size of the paper....   [tags: Papers] 896 words
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The Similarities and Differences Between Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers - The Similarities and Differences Between Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers Newspapers fall into two distinct types, tabloids such as the Sun, Daily Express, Daily Mail and The Mirror, and broadsheets such as the Times, Telegraph and Independent. Tabloid papers focus more on celebrity issues and tend to sensationalise. Broadsheets tend to be more informative, covering more political and international news. Broadsheets are printed on A2 paper. They have a main story on the left of the cover page, with a photo for another story in the centre of the page....   [tags: Papers] 1213 words
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Creating My Own Broadsheet Front Page - Creating My Own Broadsheet Front Page Introduction I visited the guardian newsroom. This was a requirement as part of my course.The purpose of the day was to experience what it is like to be a journalist.I was able to get an insight into the work of a journalist. I had the opportunity to research into the latest news and recording this down in a newspaper format.The news source that I used most often was the wires. The wires are very useful, as it shows the latest story updates....   [tags: Papers] 580 words
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Whether Broadsheet Newspapers Have Longer Words than Tabloids - Whether Broadsheet Newspapers Have Longer Words than Tabloids Hypothesis My hypothesis is that broadsheet newspapers do have longer words than tabloid newspaers. Some broadsheet newspapers include · The Times · The Gaurdian · The Independant These kinds of newspapers are usually associated with business men and higher class. Tabloid newspapers include · The Mirror · The Sun These newspapers have more gossip, so they are usually associated with lower class....   [tags: Papers] 613 words
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Investigating the Main Differences Between a Tabloid Newspaper and a Broadsheet Newspaper - Investigating the Main Differences Between a Tabloid Newspaper and a Broadsheet Newspaper In this essay I am going to compare 2 different types of newspapers which are The Sun, which is a tabloid newspaper, tabloid meaning the size of the paper (half that of a broadsheet). The tabloid paper I have chosen to study is a typical tabloid paper, I bought it on the 19th of May 2004 for 30p. The main headline is showing a drunk East Enders football fan, but I am not going to study the headline or front page, I am going to study the 2nd page of the paper....   [tags: Papers] 1202 words
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Investigating Whether a Tabloid Paper is Easier to Read than a Broadsheet - Investigating Whether a Tabloid Paper is Easier to Read than a Broadsheet * Tabloid - ‘A newspaper of small format giving the news in condensed form, usually with illustrated, often sensational material.Â’ * Broadsheet – ‘A size and format for newspapers, and a descriptive term applied to papers which use that format rather than the smaller tabloid format.Â’ Definitions taken from: http://www.answers.com/ I am going to collect will be primary. As the data, I am going to collect it reasonably accurate and secondary data is not needed....   [tags: Papers] 2427 words
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A Comparison Between the Two Separate Types of Newspaper, Tabloid and Broadsheet - A Comparison Between the Two Separate Types of Newspaper, Tabloid and Broadsheet In this investigation, I shall initially create a hypothesis. My hypothesis will be relevant to the content of a tabloid newspaper in comparison to a broadsheet. I shall firstly decide what type of data to collect, which will depend on which data is relevant to my hypothesis. I will then decide how much data to collect to obtain an accurate outlook and answer to the hypothesis....   [tags: Papers] 1529 words
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Comparing the Ways in Which a Tabloid Newspaper and a Broadsheet Newspaper Treat the Same News Story - Comparing the Ways in Which a Tabloid Newspaper and a Broadsheet Newspaper Treat the Same News Story The death of John Thaw was announced in national newspapers on the Friday 22nd of February 2002. In my essay I am going to compare the story of John Thaws death from two newspapers. These newspapers are the Mirror, which is a tabloid and the Times which is a broadsheet. Tabloid newspapers include the Sun, Star, and Mirror. Broadsheet newspapers include the Gaurdian, Times, and the Daily Telegraph....   [tags: Papers] 985 words
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Newspapers, Tabloids and Broadsheets - Newspapers, Tabloids and Broadsheets Newspapers are a medium of news brought to people all over the world in most countries that have the money to publish and produce them. Newspapers contain articles on the topics such as news, weather, television, sport, celebrities, music, politics, stocks and shares, people's views, advertisements and future events. Each newspaper is aimed at a particular audience, e.g. - Tabloid 'The Sun' is aimed at a younger audience, typical builder, non-office or business type person who mainly buys it for when he needs to read it when he uses a portable toilet on the site on his break or to sit in his office with a cup of tea and a sandwich and read through the sport pages and the 'page three girls'....   [tags: Papers] 371 words
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A Comparison of Broadsheets vs. Tabloids - A Comparison of Broadsheets vs. Tabloids There are two main types of newspaper which are on sale in this country. The first type is known as broadsheets. Examples of this include The Guardian, The Teligraph and The Observer. The second type is known as tabloids and examples include The Sun, The Daily Star and The Sport. Within the tabloids category is a ‘middle brow’ section, The Daily Express and The Daily Mail. Which uses elements of both types of newspapers. There are many differences between tabloid newspapers, also known as ‘red tops’, and the more highbrow broadsheets....   [tags: Papers] 932 words
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Read All About It: Tabloids vs. Broadsheets - Read All About It: Tabloids vs. Broadsheets I have chosen to compare a tabloid, which is a light-hearted gossip newspaper with more celebrity banter than factual information, with a broadsheet, which contains lots of information that concerns our every day lives and less gossip, it can be described as a more ‘mature’ newspaper. Broadsheets are normally printed in black and white whereas tabloids are printed in colour. The two newspapers are very different and there is a big boundary between fact and fiction, which separates the two....   [tags: Papers] 1526 words
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Hakim Bey, Chaos: The Broadsheets of Ontological Anarchism - Hakim Bey, Chaos: The Broadsheets of Ontological Anarchism Such is the fast-paced world and style of Hakim Bey’s writings. Sporadic and rarely rounded up for interrogation, Bey’s Ontological Anarchism pervades all his writings, on topics as varied as “Islam and Eugenics”[1], “The Information War”[2], “The Evil Eye”[3], a critique of multiculturalism[4], and Celtic-African entheogens[5]. Hakim Bey’s zine writings and early 90’s hipsterism have made him known to some as “The Marco Polo of the Subunderground”[6] and a counter-cultural guru to many more....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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The Presentation of the E-Coli Outbreak Story as Covered in Two Newspapers - The Presentation of the E-Coli Outbreak Story as Covered in Two Newspapers This essay will consist of a broadsheet newspaper article, on a "food poisoning outbreak," being measured up to tabloid newspaper article, on a "KILLER FOOD BUG", (note both articles are on the same story but have different headlines). There are many general differences between the two newspapers. The main two differences between the two are the language used in the newspapers and the detail used in the actual story....   [tags: Papers] 641 words
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Comparing The Sun and The Times - Comparing The Sun and The Times The two newspapers which I am going to write about and discuss are “The Sun”, which is a tabloid newspaper and “The Times”, which is a broadsheet. The newspapers are both dated Monday 10 November, 2003. The first difference is that the broadsheet is bigger than the tabloid. People read tabloids for entertainment and gossip. The broadsheet caters for readers who are interested in hard news and who are professional, such as lawyers, doctors, and teachers....   [tags: Papers] 551 words
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A Comparison of Newspaper Articles - A Comparison of Newspaper Articles Introduction I have chosen the "Read All About It" option for my Maths Coursework. This involves comparing articles from newspapers and comparing them. I have chosen to use two newspapers for my investigation. I have chosen to compare articles from a Tabloid and a Broadsheet newspapers. The papers I have chosen are "The Mirror" and "The Guardian". I am predicting that the articles in the broadsheet newspapers would be more complex and often longer....   [tags: Papers] 2988 words
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Comparing the Ways Newspapers Sell Their Message - Comparing the Ways Newspapers Sell Their Message Introduction For my English media studies coursework I shall compare the way in which each given newspaper seeks to sell its message. I shall also say which publication I think is most effective at selling its self and which publication I would buy. British newspapers have been around for nearly three centuries. Newspapers fall into two distinct categories: Tabloids such as Express, Sun, Mirror and Broadsheet such as Times, Independent and Telegraph....   [tags: Papers] 2349 words
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Comparing the Reading Level of Two Newspaper Articles - Comparing the Reading Level of Two Newspaper Articles Introduction I selected two articles from different newspapers - one from a broadsheet (The Daily Telegraph) and another from a tabloid (The Sun). Both articles are on the same topic. I am trying to find out which article, if either, requires a higher reading age by working out which tends to use longer words and longer sentences and, using these measures, calculate the FOG reading ages. Hypothesis 1: Word Length Task First, I am going to work out which article tends to use longer words....   [tags: Papers] 1429 words
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Newspaper Comparison - Newspaper Comparison Today's society is in many respects dominated by the media. Newspapers, books, television, radio and the Internet not only play significant role in an average person's life but are also multi-billion pound industries that, through the public exposure they are subject to, carry great influence. One of the oldest media formats still in use is the newspaper. This old printed format carries great political power and boasts huge readerships, partly due to its cheap price, never exceeding a few pounds an issue, and its portability....   [tags: Papers] 4551 words
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Sports Journalism - Sports Journalism The two different types of newspapers are tabloid and broadsheet. Broadsheet newspapers tend to be bigger in size and have more complex types of sentences. It has fewer pictures unlike a tabloid with the ratio of picture to text 7:10.Tabloids are the most popular type of paper; it is often smaller in size, more colourful and relies on page three girls and other such shock tactics, to attract readers. Broadsheets are generally larger in size, more serious and less colourful....   [tags: Papers] 1353 words
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Analysis of the Opening of a Thriller Film - Analysis of the Opening of a Thriller Film The brief we were given last year for AS was to produce the opening of a thriller film. The sequence had to include titles and last between two to three minutes. The style of the film and newspapers are very different, as will be shown in the research. Last year we filmed and edited but this year I will work mainly with texts and prototypes of my layouts and making changes wherever necessary. Furthermore, the genre will not be the same - a flashy thriller movie opening is not the same as the first four pages of a newspaper....   [tags: Papers] 2677 words
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Comparison of Newspapers - Comparison of Newspapers Introduction ============ 'The Times' newspaper is universally accepted as Britain's national newspaper. I have been asked to investigate the concerns of the editor that the sales are lower in comparison with the tabloids. I am going to investigate the lengths of the words, how many words there are in a sentence and the reading age if those who read the newspapers. Hypothesis 1 ============ I hypothesise that the world length for the broadsheet newspapers will be higher than that of the tabloid newspapers....   [tags: Papers] 2085 words
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A Comparison of Two Newspapers - A Comparison of Two Newspapers There are many tabloid and broadsheet newspapers but now however there are online versions of these popular papers. Two examples, one tabloid and one broadsheet, are The Mirror and The Guardian. When newspapers first came out there were no online versions as the Internet was not invented yet, and therefore was a very basic but effective form of communication. Times move on and therefore the online versions were invented, as were the spoken versions for the deaf....   [tags: Papers] 552 words
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Comparing Two Newspaper Articles - Comparing two newspaper articles, one from a tabloid and one from a broadsheet will convey the different techniques that tabloids and broadsheets use to present stories. Media in general, aim to inform and interest the audience which consist of many different types. Diverse emotions and ideas are created by the media; foremost tabloids. Tabloids are papers like ‘The Sun’, ‘The Mirror’, ‘The Daily Mail’, ‘The Express’ and ‘The Star’. In contrast to these are broadsheets like ‘The Times’, ‘The Guardian’ and ‘The Daily Telegraph’....   [tags: essays research papers] 2067 words
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A Comparison of Two Newspapers - A Comparison of Two Newspapers The Sun and the Guardian are very different newspapers, even at a first glance you can see that they are created for different purposes. The guardian newspaper is twice the size of a tabloid newspaper e.g. The Sun. and therefore has twice as much information, than a tabloid. A Tabloid newspaper focuses on the images, and has less information than a broadsheet newspaper, so it can attract a different audience....   [tags: Papers] 764 words
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Comparing Newspaper Reports of the Drowning of Two School Students in October 2000 - Comparing Newspaper Reports of the Drowning of Two School Students in October 2000 I have been studying newspaper reports about two year 9 girls drowned on a school trip while taking part in a river walking activity. Only one body was found at the time when the articles were published. Newspapers aspire to interest and inform the readers of current topics. Tabloids tend to glorify or emotionalise their articles to gain more interest with their audience. Examples of tabloid newspapers are ‘The Sun’, ‘The Mirror’ and ‘The Star’....   [tags: Papers] 934 words
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Newspaper Comparison - Newspaper Comparison I am going to investigate the following statements : · The sizes , number of pages , area of print and cost of different newspapers. ·The relative importance , status and space given to various items. I can find this information from a number of newspapers that I will buy in shops this should give me a good understanding of the information I need to retrieve in order to complete my investigation. Therefore to complete my investigation successfully I will need to work from three various newspapers these newspapers will be of different types....   [tags: Papers] 1252 words
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Comparing Two Newspaper Articles - Comparing Two Newspaper Articles In the tabloid the article about Ritalin is much further back in the paper at page forty-one unlike in the broadsheet where the same article is on page nine, In my opinion this could be because in the eyes of the editor the story on health related issues is not in the interest of the reader. The tabloids title is short and is the exaggerated truth, 'Zombie' drug boost'. The word 'Zombie' is very emotive because it reminds you of the living dead, it makes you scared of the thought of giving your child a drug that has such a severe side affects....   [tags: Papers] 980 words
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A Comparison of Newspapers - A Comparison of Newspapers There are two main types of newspapers, tabloids and broadsheets. The tabloid focuses on people and often reports on celebrities. Some types of tabloids include The People, Daily Star, The Mirror, The Sun, News of The World and Daily Sport. Tabloid papers are usually read by working class males as they feature many ‘articles’ about females....   [tags: Papers] 525 words
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Media in the Society - Media in the Society The European Football Competition ‘Euro 2004’ generated much media attention. This essay will compare the way ‘Euro 2004’ was portrayed on the front and the back pages of the ‘News of The World’ and ‘The Observer’. Newspapers provide daily or weekly publication of news reports to a general audience. Traditionally tabloid newspapers have been half the size of a broadsheet paper and have a reputation for focusing on more garish news and celebrity affairs....   [tags: Papers] 547 words
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Depiction of September 11th 2001 in the Media - It was Tuesday 11th September 2001 when two hijacked passenger aircrafts collided with the World Trade Centre, bringing it to fall and kill thousands of people and injure even more. Immediately, newspaper, television and radio journalists were reporting, all with different views, opinions and facts. The ways in which the tragedy of September 11th was reported and presented, in newspapers, magazines and television broadcasts was striking and they varied greatly, in particular by "The Sun" a tabloid newspaper, "The Financial Times" a broadsheet newspaper and a letter published in a commemorative magazine marking the events of that day....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays] 2084 words
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Authorship of a Text - Authorship of a Text Introduction: Tabloid and broadsheet newspapers are both aimed at different audiences. This, therefore, means that they are written differently to correspond with the audience that they are aimed at. Tabloid newspapers supposedly give an easier read than a broadsheet newspaper and this is what this investigation will prove. Aim: The aim of this piece of coursework is to gain information about authorship of a text using statistical measures. I will collect data from a population with a view to estimating population parameters (e.g....   [tags: Papers] 1670 words
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Comparing Newspaper Articles to See if the Type of Newspaper Affects the Length of Words and Sentences - Comparing Newspaper Articles to See if the Type of Newspaper Affects the Length of Words and Sentences In this piece of coursework I will compare two newspaper articles to see if the type of paper of newspaper affects the length of words and the length of sentences. To do this, I have chosen a broadsheet newspaper, The Times and a tabloid newspaper, The Daily mail. I am going to compare the average word length as well as, the average sentence length. The broadsheet seems to be a more political and complex newspaper as intellectual and intelligent people tend to read it and on average, I expect it to a have a longer word and sentence length whereas, I expect the tabloid to have more pictures and less complex language therefore, shorter words and shorter sentence lengths to make it a simpler paper to read for the less intelligent people can read it....   [tags: Papers] 1938 words
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Analyzing the Two Newspaper Articles - The newspapers that I am going to analyze are The Guardian and The Sun. Both of the papers represent different approaches to news presentations; different ideologies, and therefore different potential reader groups. The Sun is a tabloid newspaper that reports news that is sensationalised and also takes a subjective angel. Whereas, The Guardian is a broadsheet which reports serious news that are quite detailed and balanced. Broadsheets are often called the ‘quality newspapers’ and therefore is aimed to readers that want more in-depth news....   [tags: analysis, newspapers, ] 1058 words
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Data Handling - Data Handling Introduction My task is to take a tabloid newspaper and a broadsheet newspaper, and compare either the number of letters per word, the number of words per sentence or the number of sentences per paragraph. I have decided to compare the number of words per sentence (not including captions) as I feel this will give better results than the other two. To do this I will take 100 sentences, and count the number of words in them. I have chosen to use 100 sentences as I think that this will give accurate readings without going over the top....   [tags: Papers] 853 words
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Mass Media Comparison - Mass Media Comparison Mass media are methods of communicating to a vast amount of people around the world. Mass Media means things such as Television, Radio, Newspapers, Internet, Magazines etc; they are a means of communication to people. The mass media have a few main functions, which include informing, educating and entertaining you. In this assignment I am going to compare two articles from two different type of papers, a tabloid and a broadsheet. I am going to us 'The Sun' as my tabloid and 'The Guardian' as my broadsheet....   [tags: Papers] 1283 words
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Maths Statistics Coursework - Maths Statistics Coursework Aim: In this investigation I am trying to investigate how readable 3 newspapers and if there target audience buys them. What am I going to do. To do this I am going to get 3 national newspapers, a tabloid, a broadsheet, and an in-between, and find out how readable they really are. My choice of newspapers will be: The Sun -------------- Tabloid The Times ----------- Broadsheet The Daily Mail ----- In-between How am I going to do it. To do it I have decided that the best way would be to get 5 of the same news stories on the same day in the 3 papers, and take the first 100 words of each article to see how many letters are in each word....   [tags: Papers] 561 words
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Analysis of a Newspaper Article: Much Ado About Mousing - Analysis of a Newspaper Article: Much Ado About Mousing This piece is in the format of a newspaper article in the broadsheet ‘The Independent Review’. Styled as a critical review, the piece is intended to inform the reader about an episode of ‘Tom and Jerry’, a cartoon aimed at young children. However, I decided to imitate the verbose style of a broadsheet critic, and I also aimed to mock the overly analytical, presumptuous tone that the media often exudes, by relating every minor incident of ‘violence’ in the cartoon to extreme cases of brutality in society....   [tags: Papers] 433 words
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Comparing Articles in Different Newspapers - Comparing Articles in Different Newspapers The Daily Mail and The Independent are two different types of newspaper. The Daily Mail is what is known as a tabloid newspaper and focuses directly on the most popular events, human interests and trivial matters .A tabloid newspaper differs from the standard paper this is included in its size, the range and depth of its coverage and the ratio of images to text. a Tabloid is around half the size of a standard broadsheet paper, reports are more simplified or more direct and compact versions of a report, they also include a lot more images relating to the article....   [tags: Papers] 2444 words
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Comparison of Newspaper Articles - Comparison of Newspaper Articles I have chosen two articles about the same story from two contrasting newspapers, one a tabloid and one a broadsheet. The tabloid I have chosen is The Mirror and the broadsheet is The Times. Both articles are taken from the papers of Tuesday 22nd October 2001. They cover the story about the outbreak of Anthrax in Washington DC where two postal workers died. I think the Mirror is aimed at people who do not want to read the news in great detail and just want to know the essential facts....   [tags: Papers] 621 words
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Newspaper Comparison - Newspaper Comparison My Resources The resources I am using for this coursework are a tabloid paper, a broadsheet paper, the tabloid paper is called the “News of the World”, and the broadsheet paper is called “The Sunday Telegraph”. They both are the same dates and they both have the same stories/information in them. Aim / Hypothesis My aim is to take one 100-word article from a broadsheet newspaper and a tabloid newspaper and compare their readability by seeing how the sizes of the words vary....   [tags: Papers] 840 words
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