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Tabloid V Broadsheet Newspapers

Definitions of newspaper genres

Date : 17/01/2019


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Uploaded by : Pravin
Uploaded on : 17/01/2019
Subject : Media

Tabloid v Broadsheet Newspapers

Language: Key Words

Sensational language

Shocking language

Crude language swearing, insulting

Humour making jokes

Puns playing with words

Synonyms for nouns (dog: hound pooch mutt)

Technical language about the topic

Dramatic language

Short, snappy words

Monosyllabic words

Interesting adverbs (heavily, angrily)

Superlatives: fast faster fastest

Short paragraphs

Long, detailed sentences

Advanced, adult language


Alliteration to catch the eye and ear

Adjectives to describe

Powerful dramatic verbs

Quotes from important people

Using first names familiar tone

Simple punctuation: . , !

Varied punctuation to make complex sentences: : & - . . . () ! @

Long, detailed paragraphs

Data and statistics numbers

Emotional language emotive

Connectives to follow arguments

Opening sentence is shorter than 15 words to hook us

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