Browsing the internet, I look at many different newspaper websites with no particular following to any one of them. As I start to post them to my blog or Facebook, I want to be aware of the connotations each paper brings with it ie. which political party is it associated with? How does that affect its content?
The Telegraph - Conservative (Nicknamed ‘Torygraph’) (centre-right)
The Guardian - ’The newspaper’s reputation as a platform for liberal and left-wing opinions has led to the use of the epithet “Guardian reader” as a label for people holding such views’
The Observer - Sunday version of The Guardian. (since 1791 - old!!)
The Independent - Supposed to be just that! But also described as ‘leaning to the left’ and therefore in direct competition with the Guardian for readership.
The designer/artist in me also found this interesting! - ’known for its unorthodox and campaigning front pages, which frequently rely on bold images, graphics or lists rather than traditional headlines and written news content’
The i - A mini-independant, the 20p newspaper was ‘designed for people who do not have much time to read a newspaper’
The Times - Centre-Right, Moderately Conservative; described as ‘Perhaps the most famous of Britain’s quality newspapers’…