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Conventions of newspaper article and website

  1. 1. Conventions of newspaper article /web newspaper article. By Munira Mohamed
  2. 2. Newspaper article • There are two types of newspaper articles: • Tabloids -are papers like ‘The Sun’, ‘The Mirror’, ‘The Daily Mail’, ‘The Express’ and ‘The Star’. In contrast to these are broadsheets like ‘The Times’, ‘The Guardian’ and ‘The Daily Telegraph’. • Broadsheets -In contrast to these are broadsheets like ‘The Times’, ‘The Guardian’ and ‘The Daily Telegraph’.
  3. 3. Identifying the conventions of a tabloid article. • The tabloid has a headline that is very bold and big that is very humours and informative to the public. The tabloid is very informal. • There’s lots of pictures and the pictures are very informal, as some images on a tabloid paper I very inappropriate. • The paragraphs are short and easy to read, the first paragraph always keep the reader want to read more. The paragraph sums up the story. • There’s a by line were the author name is written on the paper, this tells the audience who wrote it. • There’s column used in the newspaper article but they never use it on the front page. • The tabloid article provides information mostly about gossip with people like celebrity. • They have interviews with the celebrities so they so they can quote things of them and use it in the text. They are very biased and can catch people attention very easily.
  4. 4. Identifying the conventions of a Broadsheet article. • Broadsheet are a bit more serious and informative than a tabloid they normally talk about all the serious things that are going on. • The headlines and subheadings are more serious and more formal. They don't gossip about the celebrities very much. • They have paragraphs that are short that start of very formal and very serious. They provide more information than images. • The go into detail with things, they mostly talk about the things that happening today, the weather. • They are less colourful the page is more black and white. Are often known as the ‘quality press’ being more informing and formal in the manner they convey information and news stories.
  5. 5. • Form: Newspaper article • · Structure Paragraphs, columns • · Content: News, current affairs, information, facts, opinions, statistics • · Technical conventions: • · Mode of address: Formal, serious – depends on the newspaper. Can be more informal if it is a tabloid.
  6. 6. Identifying the web tabloid conventions • The tabloid website newspapers are less formal than the broadsheet, its mostly gossip and scandal • It can be downloaded on androids, they can go on live chat for each articles so people can have a discussion about the article. • There’s comment boxes at the bottom of each articles • They got a slide show of the main articles were the readers find it more interesting. There’s tabs on stuff like showbiz, sports, weather. • They have a sharing button were people can share the article on place like twitter. • The headline is very big and in the centre of the top of the page. There’s images in between the each paragraphs • Website like the daily mail have captions that explain what’s in the image, they have side tabs that link to different articles. The top articles are always the latest articles.
  7. 7. Identifying the web broadsheet conventions • A broadsheet website keep the page really plain and less out of the place. They update the page daily with different kind of stories • They have picture that suitable for the story and have a by-line of the name of the author on the page. • The page talks about all the current affairs and less of gossip. There apps that can be downloaded on androids. • There’s navigation bars that have different topics on it such as sports, politics, weather. • They have comment boxes on some of the article pages not all, were people can comment there ideas. • Its more social as they have hyperlinks to different pages to other pages. • Some have videos on them for example the independent • The headline of the article on the website sums up the stories and there’s no column and there’s Bigger spaces between paragraphs • There’s side boxes that have additional information
  8. 8. • Form: web Newspaper article • · Structure Paragraphs, • · Content: News, current affairs, information, facts, opinions, statistics • · Technical conventions: • · Mode of address: Formal, serious – depends on the newspaper. Can be more informal if it is a tabloid.

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