The study sampled news coverage on poverty in four British newspapers during two randomly chosen one‐month periods in the years 2001 and 2011. In fact, some newspapers advertise themselves as tabloids, while there is no dearth of papers being called broadsheet. Poverty has been discussed and interpreted in numerous ways, and newspapers not only provide a platform for these elaborations but also contribute to shaping public understanding on the issue. 150 newspapers, television programmes and radio broadcasts revealed that poverty receives little attention from the media in terms of number of stories and only a quarter of those stories that do mention poverty take it as the focal theme. In the world of print journalism, the two main formats for newspapers are broadsheet and tabloid.
The Similarities and Differences Between Tabloid and Broadsheet Newspapers 1211 Words 5 Pages Tabloid papers focus more on celebrity issues and tend to sensationalise. Tabloid vs Broadsheet . The difference between tabloid and broadsheet is mainly in the size of the paper that is used to create them. Ever wondered why some newspapers are referred as tabloids while some are called broadsheet? 2 Abstract Is it possible to trace differences in the syntax used in various newspapers and how these differences influence the readability? Discussing the differences between broadsheets and tabloids provides an interesting journalistic journey. Strictly speaking, these terms refer to the page sizes of such papers, but the different formats have distinct histories and associations. Newspaper readability - a broadsheet vs. a tabloid Kristina Järvbäck Hillbom December 2009 C-essay, 15 credits/C-level English/Linguistics English C Examiner: Ph D Gabriella Åhmansson Supervisor: Ph D Tore Nilsson .