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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Behind The Scenes - BEHIND THE SCENES In the aftermath of the untimely death of Princess Diana a timeworn issue re-plays itself like a tired re-run of “The Honeymooners.'; Does the media go too far. Maybe. But like any other commodity, supply and demand go hand and glove. Whether a high profile celebrity or an every-day Joe, we sit glued to our chairs as the nightly news somberly announces society’s latest barbarity. We eagerly snatch up the tabloids as these mudslingers breathlessly divulge their version of the most recent Hollywood gossip....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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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 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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A Comparison of Two Different Newspapers - A Comparison of Two Different Newspapers In the following essay, I intend to compare the differences and similarities in which two different newspapers - a tabloid (The Mirror) and a broadsheet (The Times) report the same story. I will be looking at the presentation and the use of language as well as the basics of how the story is put forward and told. Both papers are reporting the same story in which Prince Philip made a statement along the lines that 'guns are no more dangerous than cricket bats' following a shooting at a school in Dunblane in Scotland....   [tags: Papers] 1156 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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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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Accounting for the Differences Between the Front Pages of Two Daily National Newspapers Printed on the Same Day - Accounting for the Differences Between the Front Pages of Two Daily National Newspapers Printed on the Same Day National newspapers are split into two categories; tabloids and broadsheets. Tabloids contain many articles on celebrities and gossip, some news and many large pictures. Popular tabloids are ‘The Sun’ and ‘The Mirror’, but are also nicknamed ‘red tops’, often because the names of the papers are printed white on red, while broadsheets print on a more conventional black on white....   [tags: Papers] 1165 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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The Selection and Role of a Jury in a Criminal Trial - The Selection and Role of a Jury in a Criminal Trial This assignment focuses on how a jury is selected and its role in a criminal trial. The advantages and disadvantages of using a jury to decide the outcome of a criminal case will also be considered. A Jury is chosen at random, by a computer using names on the electoral roll. The jury is made up of 12 people from all walks of life who have no legal qualifications, jurors play a vital part in the legal system....   [tags: Papers] 525 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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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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The Mass Media in Princess Diana's Life - The Mass Media in Princess Diana's Life From the moment she stepped foot outside, Princess Diana of Whales had camera lenses and microphones pushed in her face. She was constantly pursued and for this reason she sometimes had to hide or disguise herself in order to avoid the unyielding persistence and constant harassment of the press. Eugene Robinson, a journalist in England said, "For the tabloids, day in and day out, no story is bigger than the royal family. All the tabloids employ royal-watching reporters, some of whom have become celebrities in their own right....   [tags: Princess Diana Wales Media Paparazzi Essays] 4867 words
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College Students and the Media - College Students and the Media With my initial research, I sought to find out whether or not college students were informed of the news in the community and world. My results were inconclusive, and through a case study (below) I shifted topics to the attitudes of college students towards the news-media. Through a case study, interviews, and surveys I found that college students have mixed views towards the news-media. The news-media influences how many people think on a certain topic....   [tags: Research Essays] 1245 words
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Propoganda, Advocacy and Yellow Journalism - The Martians are coming. American jobs taken by Illegal Immigrants. USDA needs to enforce stricter regulations on cattle feed. Each headline could be found in today's news. When putting together a story, the interpretation of facts depends on how the facts are presented or the assumptions made by the journalist. It would be inaccurate to suggest or imply that the press and the media are always responsible and truthful. After all, stories with sensational headlines or titles that greatly stir our emotions tend to get the most notice....   [tags: Sociology] 1954 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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Purpose of Media - Purpose of Media Media is the means of communicating news and information to the public via printed and visual media. In contemporary society media is an essential way to advertise a product to its target audience, as it be seen by a wider range of people and it's more reliable as you are guaranteed the audience will be able to view it. Printed media can be seen in leaflets and brochures since it is used to inform the audience of a certain product by using more detailed information than visual media....   [tags: Papers] 1055 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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Comparing Articles on the September 11th Attack in Two Newspapers - Comparing Articles on the September 11th Attack in Two Newspapers In this essay I will analyse and compare a broadsheet and a tabloid newspaper article. I hope to be able to find differences and similarities in both articles. The Sun, which is the tabloid paper, is more of a gossip paper than The Times, which is full of news and sophisticated vocabulary. The article I have chosen is about the service for the September 11th attack on the Twin Towers. I will concentrate on looking at the language used and the descriptive element of the scene....   [tags: Papers] 1183 words
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The Role of Media in the Society - The Role of Media in the Society Media has always played a huge role in our society. For a long time media was one of the methods of controlling people and leisure. In ancient times when there was no newspapers and television, people used literature as source of information, some books like "the Iliad", and different stories about great kings, shows those people the information about them. Nowadays media is one of the main part of our lives and our society, because we use word media, to combine all sources of information....   [tags: newspaper internet television radio] 1060 words
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Statistical Comparison of Newspapers - Statistical Comparison of Newspapers Different newspapers are written to suit different preferences. Tabloids are a lighter read whereas broad-sheets involve more 'serious' and detailed articles. My hypothesis is that broad-sheets are more difficult to read as tabloid newspapers summarise events using less profound wording, which makes articles more easily understood than broad-sheet articles. Tabloids also try to attract and hold the attention of the reader more. To see whether my hypothesis is true, I will have to compare statistically certain data between a broad-sheet newspaper and a tabloid newspaper concerning articles on similar topics and the size of certain varying texts....   [tags: Papers] 2168 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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Kill Bill, A Roaring Rampage of Marketing - Kill Bill, A Roaring Rampage of Marketing Billboards, Broadsheets, Tabloids, Magazines, Television, Busses, Trains, Subways, and posters on the electricity boxes down the dual carriageway all created the hype, anticipation, and publicity for Kill Bill. Kill Bill wasn't what this hype was for it was for the return of the Tarantino, who returned after six years with a small film with big bill-boards and double sheet ads in broadsheet papers. Every bus station along the main road has a mini billboard and over half of these are filled with a bright yet subtle yellow, black bold writing, Uma Thurman in Bruce Lee's outfit holding a samurai sword, and the big showdown 'Directed by Quentin Tarantino'....   [tags: Papers] 739 words
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History of the Newspaper - History of the Newspaper The first acknowledged newspaper came into existence in 1665 and was called the 'Oxford Gazette'. During the development stages, newspapers were split into two separate camps. Firstly there are the tabloids. The tabloids have a long and interesting history behind them. Lord Northcliffe; then owner of the Daily Mirror, launched the Daily Mirror in November 1903 and were aimed specifically for the female audience. In 1904 it was re-launched at The Daily Illustrated Mirror as a 'picture paper' for men and women....   [tags: Papers] 2144 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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Analysis of an Article Written About Steven Parr - Analysis of an Article Written About Steven Parr I am going to be, analysing an article written by Ben Taylor about Steven Parr who was involved in a fight, with what he called a “thug.” I will be looking at why he uses a picture with Stevens’s injuries, the headline and what types of things Ben Taylor uses to shape the article. The article has been written for the Daily Mail Wednesday 29th December 1999 edition, the Daily Mail is a tabloid which tends to exaggerate the story....   [tags: Papers] 750 words
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Discussion of Different Types of Media - Discussion of Different Types of Media Media affects and influences the nation and the world through many different ways. Mass media is a name given to organisations that communicate to our society this includesÂ’ television, radio, newspapers, magazines, advertising and the internet. Mass media also shows us what kind of society we live within. Television is the biggest type of media as nearly everyone owns or views a television. Within recent years television media has dramatically increased following the expansion of channels....   [tags: Papers] 888 words
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