GCSE English Language
- There are two main types of newspapers: tabloids and broadsheets.
- Tabloids are easier to read and give opinions in their articles.
- Broadsheets state the facts and let the reader interpret them in their own way.
- Tabloids often concentrate on news about stars.
- Broadsheets are bigger than tabloids, their style of writing is more formal.
- Broadsheets are often split up into different sections.
Is a newspaper a tabloid or broadsheet?
These simple signs tell you the newspaper is a tabloid:
- Puns used in headlines.
- Opinions are used in articles.
- Gossip is added into the article which may have nothing to do with the story.
- The article is about a famous person