Tabloid vs Broadsheet

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Tabloid vs Broadsheet

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  2. 2. Tabloid
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  4. 4. The differences. Tabloid Broadsheet• Tabloids are considered ‘popular press’ Broadsheets are considered ‘serious’ or ‘ ‘quality’ press.• Tabloids are aimed at lower social groupings Broadsheets are aimed at higher social (C2,D & E) groupings (A,B,C1).• Tabloids have a bold layout (there is colour on Plainer layout (usually no colour or limited the masthead, they use a bold typeface, and it colour on the front page, uses a smaller easy to read. Usually with large and dramatic typeface, small and subtle images). images).• Shorter Articles Longer articles.• Uses lots of images and pictures None or limited images and pictures• Less in depth reporting More detailed and lengthy reports• The headline usually includes a pun or a joke The headlines are more serious and focus on ‘shocking’ rather than making jokes.• Focus more on gossip stories to do with Focuses more on international news as celebrities (‘stories of human interest’) well as politics• Tabloid newspapers use gimmicks such as bingo games, free travel tickets etc. whereas broadsheet newspapers may include free magazines or pull-outs but they are usually of an educational nature.

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