Comparing Newspaper Articles

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Comparing Newspaper Articles

I have decided to do my assignment (in which I have to compare two

newspaper articles) on the very controversial and interesting story of

the arrival of Mr Jean-Marie le pen, who came to Britain in order to

support the far right racist political party by the name of the BNP

(British national party) and the political stir it caused on the

streets of Britain.

My comparison will look at how the different political British

newspapers portray different stories, which can be affected greatly by

which party a particular newspaper supports. I will be carefully

writing about any antitheses or political “bias”

The two newspapers from which my stories have been taken are the

guardian” a daily broadsheet and the “daily express” a daily tabloid.

Firstly I will compare these two types of papers by looking at there

backgrounds i.e. whether they are labour, conservative or liberal

democrats supporting papers e.t.c,

I will also look at there general layout, what the papers feature,

how biased they are etc, Then I will compare the political stories I

have based my assignment on, and how they have been portrayed in the

two different papers, looking at similarities and differences, points

of view etc.

The two different papers

The Guardian The Daily express



The Guardian offers a compact digest of many stories. It contains

reports, features and book reviews and normally has about 3 stories on

the front page, it also has 1 or 2 images on the front page and

reasonable sized headlines, like almost all newspapers the guardian is

printed in colour and has a strip at the top with information about

other stories on it, the guardian consists of about eight columns and

has detailed information about particular stories on the front page,

the target audience for the guardian is middle class educated or

intellectual men and women, normally on their way to a reasonably or

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