Tabloid revision - key facts

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When did tabloidisation start?
1. 100 years ago (Esser 1999)
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when did broadsheets start attacking tabloids?
2. 1990s broadsheets attacks tabloids but ended up with the same news (Bromley 1998)
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Tabloids draw on popular traditions of entertainment...
So they have a close association with the masses of ordinary people
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What are two arguments of the effect of tabloidisation?
1. lower quality news 2. just a reorientation of popular markets as they reflect popular views better than broadsheets
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How do tabloids report politics?
1. popularised manner 2. individualises people - reduction of one person the rest of the party 3. uses personalities of politicians
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What affect does the alignment between tabloids and their readers have?
People vs power. Representation of the masses
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Three parts of tabloidisation
1. shifts in boundaries of journalism 2. shifts in priorities 3. shifts in taste
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How is TV affected by tabloidisation?
Change into tabloid format - more popularised. Rise of celeb/docu-dramas instead of tradition PSB documentaries.
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sensationalism
Dramatising events = makes an ill informed public
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popularization
making accessible to the wider public
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When did broadsheets start adopting tabloid ways?
1980s. Promo stunts. Cover price discounts. Brand exploitation
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