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Chapter 1 newspaper

  1. 1. Chapter 1 Newspaper
  2. 2. What is newspaper? <ul><li>A newspaper is a publication containing news, information, and advertising. </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers are most often published on a daily or weekly basis, and they usually focus on one particular geographic area where most of their readers live. Despite recent setbacks in circulation and profits, newspapers are still the most iconic outlet for news and other types of written journalism. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What’s inside a newspaper? <ul><li>General-interest newspapers often feature articles on political events, crime, business, art/entertainment, society and sports. Most traditional papers also feature an editorial page containing columns that express the personal opinions of writers. Supplementary sections may contain advertising, comics, and coupons. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Two categories of newspapers <ul><li>Quality paper ( 高级报纸 ): catering for the higher class in a society, serious news, of relatively high price </li></ul><ul><li>Popular paper ( 大众报纸 ): catering for the middle and lower class in a society, providing leisure and entertainment as well as local news </li></ul>
  5. 5. Influential newspapers <ul><li>Britain: The Times 泰晤士报 , Daily Telegraph 每日电讯报 , The Guardian 卫报 , The Independent 独立报 , Financial Times 金融时报 </li></ul><ul><li>America: The New York Times 纽约时报 , Los Angeles Times 洛杉矶时报 , The Washington Post 华盛顿邮报 , The Wall Street Journal 华尔街日报 </li></ul><ul><li>China: China Daily 中国日报 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Influential magazines <ul><li>Reader’s Digest 读者文摘 : featuring inspiring stories, famous people, money-saving and home decorating tips </li></ul><ul><li>Fortune 财富 : a global business magazine especially known for its annual features ranking companies by revenue </li></ul>
  7. 7. Influential magazines <ul><li>Newsweek 新闻周刊 : an American weekly newsmagazine published in New York, targeting a small and &quot;elite audience&quot; and identifying itself as a &quot;thought leader &quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Business Week 商业周刊 : a primary competitor of Fortune, publishing annual rankings of United States business school MBA programs </li></ul>
  8. 8. World’s major news agencies <ul><li>A news agency is a news service organization that gathers and supplies news to newspapers and other subscribers. </li></ul><ul><li>Xinhua News Agency (China) 新华社 </li></ul><ul><li>American Associated Press (AAP, USA) 美联社 </li></ul><ul><li>Reuters (Britain) 路透社 </li></ul><ul><li>Agence France-Presse (AFP, France) 法新社 </li></ul><ul><li>Information Telegraphic Agency of Russia (TASS, Russia) 塔斯社 </li></ul>

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