Impact of TV on the Press

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1951
17 million newspapers sold
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1970
14.6 million newspapers sols
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Reason for decrease in sale
People could watch the news
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Why did newspapers become more sensationalist?
to boost sales and win bck some of the lost advertising revenue which had gone to ITV since 1955
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1962
colour supplements launched
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Rupert Murdoch 1969
Re-lauched the sun focusing more on TV stars, sex, scandal and humour
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1979
The Sun became the most popular newspaper
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14.6 million newspapers sols

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1970

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People could watch the news

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to boost sales and win bck some of the lost advertising revenue which had gone to ITV since 1955

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colour supplements launched

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