Everywhere, everyday exiting things are
happening. Each day is filled
with news. How are people kept informed?
The press, radio and television keep people informed on all topical
issues of the day. The press has great political influence. You can get a lot of
useful information from newspaper reports. If you are a regular reader of the
press you will be well informed about all matters. Newspapers publish articles
on home and foreign affairs. Reports by political observers and commentators
help us to get useful information on international and domestic issues. Most
newspapers come out daily. The reader’s questions, opinions and suggestions,
which they send in letters to the editor, help to improve the newspaper and make
it more interesting.
The British are great newspaper
readers. Newspapers are often thought of
as either “qualities” or “populars”. The “qualities” give serious
accounts of the news and reports on business matters, industry and culture. They
are usually large-sized.
The “quality” papers, like The
Times, The Guardian and others, are directed
at readers who want full information on a wide range of public matters.
“Popular” newspapers appeal to people wanting news of a more entertaining
character. They are usually with lots of illustrations. Some populars, like The Sun, are note for their sensational stories and photographs. Some
newspapers come out only on Sundays:
Many newspapers are printed in color, as the part of Sunday or Saturday
paper. They provide reading material about clothes, cooking, diet, the house and
There is a wide variety of magazines in
Britain. They titles show that
cater for tastes and interests:
British Chess Magazine
Homes and Gardens