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  • Newspapers

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    Newspapers have been around forever. They serve as a purpose to inform people what is going on in the world and in their own towns. The news on television is only on for about an hour, they would not be able to tell people what is going on in their individual towns. If there were no newspapers, people would have to make sure they watch TV or listen to the radio to get the news, but for people who work all day, that might be impossible. There are so many other things that a newspaper has besides

  • Newspapers

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    The front page of a newspaper provides a great deal of information on various subjects. Most newspapers include a weather forecast, an index or brief description of articles inside the paper, and a small sports scorecard to accompany the local and national news. Newspapers also concentrate on how to grab the attention of readers. They most commonly use a larger, darker type of print, mixture of color, and/or pictures on the front page of the paper. A newspaper’s job is to update people on the happenings

  • A Comparison of Newspapers

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    A Comparison of Newspapers There are two different types of newspapers-tabloid and broadsheet. The Times is a broadsheet newspaper and has been for 219 years, but now they are creating it into a tabloid paper which is A3 as well. It was founded on the first of

  • History of Newspapers

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    The History of Newspapers Today, people can use newspapers to find out many things. One can use the newspaper to check sports scores, get the day's news, read "feel good" stories, or even find out their horoscope. It was not always that way. From the "Acta Diurna," reported in the ancient Roman empire, to the New York Times, newspapers have come a long way. In this report, the distance that newspapers have traveled since their inception is going to be outlined. Before literacy was commonplace in

  • Newspapers and Gender

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    this is receipted by its viewers. It is now appropriate to apply these thoughts towards allegorical representations of gender. It is evident that both masculine and feminine constructions of identity are idealised during periods of conflict; the newspapers continue to promote a yearning for familial normality, despite living in a state of tension.

  • Comparing Newspapers

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    Comparing Newspapers I have been told to write a piece of coursework examining how the three newspapers The Mirror, The Times and Newsweek report a news story on the cable car accident. High up in the mountains of Cavalese in northern Italy on the 3rd of February 1998, 20 skiers plunged 300m to their death when a warplane slashed through the wire of a cable car. It also left another cable car dangling perilously in mid-air, as the jet pilot carries on as if nothing had happened. Out of

  • Newspaper Comparison

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    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

  • Newspaper Comparisons

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    Newspaper Comparisons Introduction For this statistical coursework I will compare the length of words in tabloid and broadsheet newspapers. My sources are 'The Sun' (a tabloid) and 'The Times' (a broadsheet). Predictions / Hypotheses * Broadsheets, on average, use long words, while tabloid newspapers generally contain shorter words than broadsheets. * Tabloids have a wider variation in the number of letters per word than broadsheets * The most common (modal) number of

  • The Decline of the Newspaper

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    In 1760, The Boston News-Letter was the first newspaper to be continuously published in the United States. A 250-year legacy of printed news could not have lasted if it newspapers didn't not have it uses. Aside from the entertainment value, newspapers exist for the main purpose of bringing news of international, national, and local news to the doorsteps of the people. Without such frequent and stable form of communication, it would be difficult for any nation to call itself a free democracy. Today

  • History of the Newspaper

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    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