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Deconstructing newspaper front pages

Deconstructing newspaper front pages

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Deconstructing newspaper front pages

  1. 1. Deconstructing newspaper front pages By Max S.
  2. 2. Newspaper layout and features • Large headlines - headline is usually a quote or very brief summary • A lead paragraph usually set in bold, italic or larger text • Columns of writing • By-line - journalist's name and job title • Menu detailing the contents of the Newspaper • Images related to the article Masthead (title of newspaper) Advertisement and promotional offers (tabloid only!) Headline and lead article Headline and article Headline and article Lead article image Menu Headline and article Headline and article Advertisement
  3. 3. Compact newspapers - The Times Serious press Smaller typeface More detailed, longer article Simpler layout Focus on international news just one picture
  4. 4. Compact newspapers • 'Quality' or 'serious' press • More sophisticated and formal language used in articles • Plainer layout • More detailed, longer articles • More focus on politics, international news, reviews of high culture e.g. opera, art exhibitions • Compact newspapers share the same conventions as broadsheets, compacts are just smaller in size!
  5. 5. Tabloid newspapers - The Sun Advertisement and promotion opportunities References to reality stars and reality show Sensationalist headline very bold typeface Slang words puns Lots of colour More pictures, shorter articles ‘puff’
  6. 6. Tabloid newspapers • Popular press • Advertising and promotional offers aimed at lower social groupings • Bold layout with large pictures • Language is informal and contains slang words • Shorter articles, more pictures, less 'in-depth' reporting • Headlines are often sensationalist and contain puns
  7. 7. Online newspaper layout – The Guardian Menu with links to different topics Brief articles with links to full articles More interactive with lots of images and links Clear structure with articles organised neatly and compactly

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