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Tabloids and Propaganda - Tabloids and Propaganda Statement of Problem "Tabloids and Propaganda, Are all of the tabloids true, or are they false. Or do they have some truth to them?" These questions ponder the minds of the readers of these pieces of journalism when they read them. They often wonder if they are truthful for there are many lawsuits that seem to say that they aren't. I tend to wonder myself as well. I constantly see the Supermarket tabloids at newsstands or at supermarkets themselves and I tend to wonder whether or not they are real....   [tags: Papers] 1686 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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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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Tabloids: A Representation of what we consider News - Tabloids: A Representation of what we consider News Why is it that every time we see that someone is keeping a journal we have that gut urge to sneak into their bag and read all of their innermost thoughts. We all experience it. Although most want to deny it, there is no escaping that part of us that wants to know all we can about other people. Luckily, there is a medium that lets us do just that. Tabloids make the lives of others, especially celebrities, an open book for all to read and scrutinize....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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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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Examining the Ethics of Media Coverage of Celebrities - How far would you go to get that story or to snap that front page picture. How far is too far. The issue of privacy has taken a new toll, where do you draw the line. The news media (Toronto Star, CTV & CBC) are all networks that I believe still respect that value of privacy with the youth act not addressing there name or picture, or when it comes to getting the story it doesn’t seem that there exploiting people for the benefit of the story, on the other hand a lot of the debate and pressure is coming from the entertainment aspect of the media where a celebrity losses all privacy....   [tags: Celebrity Obsession, tabloids] 746 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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Celebrities and Gossip - Celebrities and Gossip Have you seen the pictures of Madonna and her baby yet. Have you ever surfed the web and stumbled onto a site about celebrities. Probably so. There are thousands of sites on the web about celebrities; their official web sites, pictorials and biographical information. You can’t even go into a supermarket without being bombarded by tabloids.You can’t listen to the radio in the car. TV shows and whole networks rely on entertainment and celebrities in the news. VH1, MTV and E....   [tags: Media Tabloids Journalism Essays] 1437 words
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Reality and Fiction - Reality and Fiction The front page of a supermarket tabloid is usually splashed with such ridiculous headlines as “Human Baby Born with Dog’s Head!”; or “Olsen Twin Beats Anorexia and Gains 200 lbs!” These titles suggest the type of information that the magazine contains—sensational, outrageous and often untrue stories. Despite these titles, their sensational nature can sometimes spark the curiosity of the reader, prompting them to read further. Although the tabloid is not a particularly well-respected genre of literature, Gloria Sawai adapts it for her own purposes in her writing....   [tags: Tabloids Truth Writing Essays] 1260 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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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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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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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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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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Laws Restricting the Paparazzi - Missing Works Cited The paparazzi - a fusion of the Italian words papatacci, meaning gnat and razzi meaning the popping of flashbulbs. It is also known as aggressive photography. The word paparazzo was coined by Federico Fellini, the name he gave to a prying society cameraman in his 1959 film "La Dolce Vita". Paparazzi photographers are fueled by large sums of money offered by the tabloid press. They try to catch the rich and famous in unflattering situations. The new breed of journalism grew by leaps and bounds after the Watergate scandal first broke in Washington, DC (Petersen's, 57)....   [tags: Celebrity Photographer Media Tabloid Law Bill] 1836 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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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 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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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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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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The Representation of Children in the Media - The Representation of Children in the Media I am writing about how children are represented in the media, after a group investigation carried out to see how they are portrayed in different papers; local newspapers, tabloids and broadsheets. We were looking to see if newspapers showed positive or negative images of children and how they portrayed them in general. In local papers there are usually articles of local news from around the area, items for sale and advertisements. Local papers highlight local stories and issues....   [tags: Papers] 510 words
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krista bradford - People running around with underwear on their head, a fake suicide over the Niagara Falls, forest rangers who are positive they seen Bigfoot, and sheriffs who make x-rated videos on a rented video camera and forget to take the tape out. These are some of the wacky stories Krista Bradford experiences during her career as an anchor on tabloid television. She tries to convince the reader that TV tabloids are trashy in the article “The Big Sleaze published in Rolling Stone magazine in 1993. Bradford writes the article in a unique fashion....   [tags: essays research papers] 520 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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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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BMW - According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, a tabloid is a newspaper characterized by half the standard page size, abundant illustrations, and generally, fairly brief article. In every supermarket, every corner store, and in hands of people all across America and the world are the compact, computer friendly covers of the tabloids. The tabloids of America, however, are not what one might call an extremely credible source of inside information, yet their underlying integrity has kept these magazines running for over one hundred years....   [tags: essays research papers] 681 words
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Comparison of the Representation of Celebrities in Two Tabloid Newspapers - Comparison of the Representation of Celebrities in Two Tabloid Newspapers I have studied two articles about Victoria Beckham and her lifestyle, one of which is in the Daily Mirror and the other is in the Daily Star. The article in the Daily Mirror is about Victoria Beckham having to rush Romeo to the hospital 'after suffering frightening convulsions.' The article is on page 11 that shows that the article is quite important to the paper as it is near the beginning of the paper....   [tags: Papers] 1417 words
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A Comparison Between Two Newspaper Stories - A Comparison Between Two Newspaper Stories In this essay, I will compare two stories about the same story, the sacking of Glenn Hoddle, one from a broadsheet and one from a tabloid. I will look at the difference in the presentation and text of these articles, as well as more general things such as the conventions for the front pages, the purpose of each type of paper, and the issues involved in how a story reaches the front page. On the front page of each newspaper there are certain conventions (things which are always there) such as the price, the paper's name and the main story....   [tags: Papers] 450 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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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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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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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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A Comparison of the Front Cover of a Tabloid Newspaper and a Broad Sheet Newspaper - A Comparison of the Front Cover of a Tabloid Newspaper and a Broad Sheet Newspaper The main aim of this essay is to compare the front covers of a tabloid newspaper and a broad sheet newspaper. The tabloid newspaper which I will be studying and analysing is the Sunday Mirror published on the 16th of May. Tabloid newspapers a very much different from a broad sheet newspapers in many different ways. Some first impressions you get from this newspaper the Sunday Mirror is that it is straight up and in your face with its big snappy headlines and its bold bright colours....   [tags: Papers] 1137 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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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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Comparing Ways in Which Celebrities are Presented in Two Tabloid Newspapers - Comparing Ways in Which Celebrities are Presented in Two Tabloid Newspapers I will be focusing on the representation of celebrities in two newspapers, the Daily Mail and the Daily Star. I chose these newspapers as one is a redtop and one a blacktop. The Daily Mail is a blacktop, these are generally aimed at the higher classes as they contain more challenging language, and are for perhaps more intellectual people. From this newspaper I chose "£2m bland bombshell" (3rd January 2004), an article on the recent successes of TV star Linda Barker....   [tags: Papers] 1085 words
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Comparing Two Newspaper Articles - Comparing Two Newspaper Articles I'll be Comparing the front page story of two newspapers. One is from a tabloid newspaper as the other is from a broadsheet. I'll put across the diverse techniques that tabloids and broadsheets portray in their front page story. Newspaper media is designated to notify, and aim an interest to there audience. 'The Sun', 'The Express' 'The Daily Mail', and 'The Mirror' are all examples of tabloid newspapers. Tabloids mostly always have various feelings towards the media....   [tags: Papers] 1019 words
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Credibility of Newspapers - Credibility of Newspapers Newspapers have been seen to be a reliable source since 1704, this was an American newspaper called the Boston newsletter. Britain's population is around 60million, of these about 10 million read newspapers daily , and many million more read electronic newspapers. The amount of online newspapers created has doubled since 1999, and the amount of people viewing them has rose by a phenomenal 350%. I am going to analyse the statement that ‘'you cannot believe a word you read in newspapers' and aim to produce a balanced argument....   [tags: Journalism Reporter News] 1643 words
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A Comparison of Two Newspapers - A Comparison of Two Newspapers ‘Media’ helps us to know more about what’s happening around us. There are many types of media; newspapers are one among them. Newspapers can be classified into two types: tabloids and broadsheets. Tabloids are known as “the popular press”. They are often biased and contain gossips about personalities and are less serious. The sentence structure and vocabulary are simple. Therefore, they are mostly read by the working class with minimum qualifications....   [tags: Papers] 1231 words
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Comparative Newspaper - Comparative Newspaper Tabloids and Broad sheet news papers have many contrasts, some minor some major which help project the newspapers opinions to their own different audience. The tabloid "The Mirror" and the Broad sheet paper "The Times" both report on the same story of ITN's Terry Lloyd missing in southern Iraq but do this in different ways. The broad sheet contains much more justification and many more facts whereas the tabloid newspaper contains more opinions and assumptions but however does contain some justification....   [tags: Papers] 490 words
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Different Ideas Of What Is True - As a child I repeatedly stood in line with my mother at the supermarket waiting to pay for our groceries. I often grew bored and found cheap entertainment in reading the thick, dark print of the supermarket tabloids. I would gaze my eyes and drop my jaw in shock at their stories; but, the one thing I never did doubt was the drama of their plots. As I grew older, I would watch television news magazine programs and think how different the facts, and pictures, as presented on television were from those of the supermarket tabloids....   [tags: essays research papers] 806 words
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Modern Music - In an age of error the most influential thing in a child and or a teenagers life is music. Whether it be Reggae, Hip Hop, Gangster Rap, R&B, Oldies Rock, Latin, or Heavy Metal it still has a way to overpower a persons mind no matter how old they are. Right now pretty much everybody that I talk to when I am on the Internet like Rap. I don’t understand how people could listen to non-stop cursing and fast-paced lyrics. Even though my opinion of the music isn’t so great the singers have to get some credit for being able to recite poetry in such a manner....   [tags: essays research papers] 1145 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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Is Mass Media Harming our Society? - In today's society, mass media, including television, radio, and newspaper or magazines have become very dependable sources to so many people. People spend many hours everyday reading about celebrities in the tabloids, watching biased news channels, or participating in violent video games. Even though most media is highly entertaining, people have become so reliant on media that we seem to be harming our community in a very negative fashion. Mass media works as a socializing factor and affects the way we view the world and how we interact with other people....   [tags: Media Dangers, Internet, TV] 619 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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The Impact of Refugees on a Society - The Impact of Refugees on a Society The argument that refugees have a negative effect on society has been a topic of great debate for many years, both in the UK and across many other countries. Almost since time began, the human race has had problems when the situation in their area has changed for the worse, and they have had to make tough decisions about where they should go next, and the problem has never been a more prominent issue than in today's society. It is an argument with two clearly defined sides....   [tags: Papers] 1188 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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A Comparison of Newspaper Articles - A Comparison of Newspaper Articles Newspapers have long been a mean of communication between the general public and the world. They usually state facts and opinions about an important event that has taken place in the world, which would be of interest. This news can range from political views to showbiz to world affairs. One thing that we do not do when we read a newspaper is to think for one second that what we are reading is that exactly how it happened. Newspapers are used as a medium for propaganda....   [tags: Papers] 1158 words
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