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Military presence at Heathrow airport - Discuss the views of 'The Sun' and 'The Daily Telegraph'.

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Due to the recent publicity with the War. I have chosen to compare two papers, a tabloid and a Broadsheet. I will discuss how each paper displays and presents the information, mainly focusing on the Military presence at Heathrow Airport. l will discuss these two papers 'The Sun' and 'The Daily Telegraph'. Both papers have catching headlines. The Sun's is FIND IT and The Daily Telegraph's is Troops in Heathrow Terror Alert. The Telegraph uses a small amount of alliteration in it -Troops and Terror - It makes it obvious and sticks out in your mind so you know it's really happening. Both papers use pictures to display the events that are occurring but they present them both in very different ways. For example the Sun seems to give the impression that they are presenting the information in a light hearted way. Almost as if they are making the best of a bad situation. They have used what appears to be a page 3 model posing as what we can assume is an Iraqi citizen or possible something more sinister than that as she is holding a gun. ...read more.


The Sun seesm to make the war much more emotive and less serious than it actually is. By having pictures of Chirac outside the Eiffel tower alongside a picture of Hitler in the same position. It is used to add a bit of humor to the situation. Above it is the quote ' WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE KIDDING MONSIEUR CHIRAC?' Having quotes like this that having been taken from the famous 'Dad's Army' and reworked seem to suggest that we won the war then ad we can do it now. Giving the public a little more moral to keep them going. The article comes across as quite light hearted, yet informative and interesting. The use of big pictures explains a lot about what is going on and adds a little bit more to the article. The pictures are not altogether completely relevant to the situation but they are not irrelevant as they do contain links back to the war and what is going on in the world. The Daily Telegraph has been broken up into lots of columns with a picture in the middle separating it out a little more so it does not look like a big mouthful to read at once. ...read more.


I believe this to be because it is trying to put across a straight forward and uncomplicated view of the issues it is discussing. The article is quite shocking, it makes you think that things like this do happen and we cannot live our lives wrapped up in cotton wool forever. We need to respect what is happening and support those who are trying to help us and the USA. The view of the article seems biased towards the Brits it is neither swinging one way or another. It gives an opinion from 'our side' for want of a better word and not from the Iraqi's. This would end up making it more favorable fro us. I prefer the Sun's article for the simple reason it is lighthearted and easy to read. The use of alliteration and onomatopoeia makes the articles more interesting and easier to read. I like the use of pictures in the Sun as they are not quire relevant but do stick to the point loosely. I think it appeals to me more is because the Sun is aimed at a younger audience and it contains language I find easier to pick up and consume. Johanna Page - English Coursework - March 2003 ...read more.

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