Comparing Two Newspaper Articles

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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. 'The Times', 'The Independent', 'The Guardian', and 'The Daily Telegraph' are all examples of a broadsheet newspaper. Broadsheets newspapers have a reputation of being more of a specialized outlook to how they present there stories as in language and layout of the story. I comparing the front page stories of the 'The Independent' and 'The Daily Mail'. Both of the newspapers have the front page story about Sir Mark Thatcher the man who has been charge 'with helping to finance a mercenary plot to topple the head of an oil-rich African state' and now faces 15 years of jail. Both newspapers have an image Sir Mark Thatcher being escorted from his home into a police car in South Africa. Both newspapers have different layouts of the story as they need to be eye catching in order to gain the public interest and in order to sell. 'The Daily Mail' has used the image of Sir Mark Thatcher and the head line of 'HE FACES 15 YEARS IN JAIL' to take up more than 34 of the page. This type of layout is to be eye-catching as the large picture and the large bold capitalized text wouldn't make this news paper hard to miss. The head line of 'HE FACES 15 YEARS IN JAIL' makes it seems that as if some one was saying to you. The large text and bold letter makes it seem like if it was meant to be said stridently. In comparison to 'The Daily Mail', 'The Independent' uses a layout that is not as eye-catching as the 'Daily Mail' but give a more
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