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NEWS
I. THE PRESS <ul><li>1. newspaper / paper (n) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>['nju:zpeipə] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a set of larg...
<ul><li>2. magazine  [,mægə'zi:n] (n) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a type of large thin book with a  paper cover that you can...
<ul><li>3.  journal   ['dʒə:nl]  (n) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a newspaper or magazine that deals with a particular subjec...
<ul><li>4. comic (n)  </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(AmE: comic book) a magazine, especially for children, that tells stories ...
broadsheets   tabloids   newspapers (traditionally larger in size) which generally contain serious reports and analyses of...
Cartoonist illustrator Designer Photographer   / Paparazzo Reviewer Reporter   /  Journalist Editor II. PEOPLE
III. SECTIONS OF A NEWSPAPER Listings / Classified advertisements Editorial / Leader Arts Sports Competition Obituaries Fi...
IV. FEATURES OF A PAGE <ul><li>Headline </li></ul><ul><li>Column </li></ul><ul><li>Caption </li></ul><ul><li>Advertisement...
V. VALUE JUDGEMENTS <ul><li>Fair </li></ul><ul><li>Balanced </li></ul><ul><li>Biased </li></ul><ul><li>Boring </li></ul><u...
VI. OTHER   <ul><li>Rolling news  : non-stop news </li></ul><ul><li>To cover a story :  to report on an event or developme...
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  1. 1. NEWS
  2. 2. I. THE PRESS <ul><li>1. newspaper / paper (n) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>['nju:zpeipə] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a set of large printed sheets of paper containing news, articles, advertisements, etc. and published every day or every week </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>eg: a daily / weekly newspaper </li></ul></ul>National newspaper Local newspaper
  3. 3. <ul><li>2. magazine [,mægə'zi:n] (n) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a type of large thin book with a paper cover that you can buy every week or month, containing articles, photographs, etc., often on a particular topic </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eg: Her designer clothes were from the pages of a glossy fashion magazine . </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>magazine (fashion) magazine Satirical magazine listings
  4. 4. <ul><li>3. journal ['dʒə:nl] (n) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a newspaper or magazine that deals with a particular subject or profession </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Eg: a scientific journal </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>print journal broadcast journal online journal citizen journal
  5. 5. <ul><li>4. comic (n) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(AmE: comic book) a magazine, especially for children, that tells stories through pictures </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>5. fanzine (n) ['fæn,zi:n] </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a magazine that is written and read by fans of a musician, sports team, etc. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>6. ezine (n) ['i:zi:n] </li></ul><ul><li>a magazine published in electronic form on the Internet </li></ul>
  6. 6. broadsheets tabloids newspapers (traditionally larger in size) which generally contain serious reports and analyses of news newspapers (usually smaller than broadsheets) which contain lighter stories and focus more on entertainment and gossip
  7. 7. Cartoonist illustrator Designer Photographer / Paparazzo Reviewer Reporter / Journalist Editor II. PEOPLE
  8. 8. III. SECTIONS OF A NEWSPAPER Listings / Classified advertisements Editorial / Leader Arts Sports Competition Obituaries Financial Cartoons Fashion Business Crossword Travel Features Gossip column Horoscopes World news Weather forecast Letters Home news
  9. 9. IV. FEATURES OF A PAGE <ul><li>Headline </li></ul><ul><li>Column </li></ul><ul><li>Caption </li></ul><ul><li>Advertisement / advert / ad </li></ul><ul><li>An article about… </li></ul><ul><li>A report on… </li></ul><ul><li>A feature on… </li></ul><ul><li>An exclusive interview with… </li></ul>
  10. 10. V. VALUE JUDGEMENTS <ul><li>Fair </li></ul><ul><li>Balanced </li></ul><ul><li>Biased </li></ul><ul><li>Boring </li></ul><ul><li>Entertaining </li></ul><ul><li>Intrusive </li></ul><ul><li>Sensationalist </li></ul>
  11. 11. VI. OTHER <ul><li>Rolling news : non-stop news </li></ul><ul><li>To cover a story : to report on an event or development </li></ul><ul><li>In-depth coverage of : a thorough analysis of </li></ul><ul><li>To verify : to check that something is correct </li></ul><ul><li>Eye witness reports : descriptions of what happened by people who actually saw an event take place </li></ul><ul><li>Breaking news : news which is just coming in </li></ul><ul><li>Circulation: how many copies of a newspaper are sold each day or each week </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising revenue: the money a firm makes by selling space to other firms to advertise their products </li></ul>
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