Compare two articles

Click the link. Here you find two articles that were published on Sunday 1 August, 1999. One is from The Sunday Times and the other is from the Sunday Mirror. They are both about Prince William, the heir to the British Throne. Read the two articles carefully and try to compare them.

Exercise


a) What is the focus of each of the two articles from British newspapers?
b) How would you describe the difference in the ways the two newspapers present the royal family?
c) Go through the two articles again. Pick out words and expressions that are typical of the language in each. In what way do the words that you picked illustrate the different language used in broadsheets and tabloids?
d) Which article gives the most interesting information? Explain your answer.