• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Newspapers as a Form of Media

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Year 10 Coursework Assignment: Newspapers as a form of media Newspapers play a big part in modern media. They are read by tens-of-millions each day and get out the latest news breaking headlines as well as entertainment, advertisement and business. There are two main types of newspapers available to buy, these are Broadsheet and Tabloid. Tabloid newspapers are some of the main ones, they are read daily all over the country and include a variety of information to attract all types of readers. Broadsheet newspapers are usually twice the size of tabloids; they contain around 80% text and little images. A more layout is used, fonts such as `Arial`, very little or no colour and its content is on what's happening in the business and working world. ...read more.

Middle

Business and politics would maybe be off a lesser priority, it would cover more general stories and sports. Today's press is regulated using a number of government set guidelines and watchdogs, individuals and common sense. Watchdogs such as Ofcom monitor content and the way information is retrieved. Hidden cameras or recordings cannot be publicised, the same goes for offensive material or content. If a reader is unhappy with a storey and complains to Ofcom; they will look it up and choose appropriate action, if any. Usually, the paper or company is taken to court and the problem is settled with a public apology or financial settlement. All editors also use their common sense on what they see appropriate, they have their own set of invisible guidelines to ...read more.

Conclusion

He is a pro Labour supporter, so it's more likely that The Sun will print more pro labour stories than negative news about Labour Party or its leaders. If he doesn't want something printed or a particular storey included, he has the power to make the change happen. An example is, during the begging of 2007, when rival digital TV broadcaster NTL was taken over by Virgin Media, rather than News Corporation, bSKYb raised its prices for using its channels. There was a big clash over this. The storey was run in several newspapers, the Sub being part of the same company owning bSKYb, printed front page content for its view, and against Virgin Media. It abused its position and used it against Virgin. ?? ?? ?? ?? Asadullah Haider Year 10 Media Studies Mr Delaney ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Audience and Production Analysis section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Audience and Production Analysis essays

  1. Super Size Me media studdy

    When introducing the documentary and its purpose he talked about how many obese people there were in America and what the 'fattest' states were. He used statistics such as 1 in 4 people in Texas are obese and in most places in America there are around 8 McDonalds in each mile and a half.

  2. PSB vs Commercial Broadcaster

    term was John Reith, the BBC's founder and also the earliest Director-General. He is the author of the BBC's stated mission: "to inform, educate and entertain" and he also contributed to the corporation's motto: "Nation Shall Speak Peace Unto Nation".

  1. Analysing the Times newspapers

    of the reasons is because there no satellite or even internet to send news and the newspaper it self had just been published therefore instead of news, there were more advertisement and announcement articles than news. However the most impotent thing on Times when it was first published, is the

  2. In this age of instant electronic and digital news sources, newspaper sales are in ...

    The same goes for in a waiting room, people will just pick up the papers for something to read and many more than one person will read the paper. Newsagent's bulk buy the papers to sell but don't necessarily sell all of the papers they buy.

  1. In this project I will be looking at how media coverage differs in the ...

    There appears to be a large newspaper coverage gap between the Premiership and division 1 teams. However I think newspapers handle this well because larger local newspapers provide news about their local division 1 teams. For example the Express and star have coverage on Wolverhampton Wanderers and the recently promoted West Bromich Albion and Birmingham City.

  2. Media influence on the female form.

    "For many, television has become like a surrogate parent" "It socializes them, entertains them, comforts them, disciplines them, and tells them what they can and cannot do."(Friedman, 75). Everyday we are bombarded by images of thinness, youth, and beauty; these things falsely promise many things, such as success, fame, fortune,

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work