Tuesday, October 16, 2012

English newspaper genres

The following newspaper genres (or types of text) can be differentiated:

  • Brief news items
  • Press reports
  • Articles purely informational in character
  • Advertisements
  • Announcements
  • Feature articles (features, feature stories, human interest stories)
  • Editorials
  • Leading articles (leaders)
  • Sports news

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