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  • n. Plural form of broadsheet.


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  • When readers chose to read an online story, they usually read an average of 77% of the story, compared to 62% in broadsheets and 57% in tabloids.

    Open Objects

  • Caitlin Moran entered journalism as a teenager, after winning competitions in national broadsheets including The Observer and The Times.

  • After being told that the ethics on so-called "broadsheets", "red-top" and "mid-market" papers were different, Leveson queried whether the process in news gathering was not the same across all national newspapers.

    The Guardian World News

  • I had thought that the popular press (i.e. the weekly pop music magazines and the British daily tabloids) might react favourably, but that the so-called 'quality papers' (the British 'broadsheets') would be outraged.

    Tony Palmer: Mods And Rockers Festival: Lennon-Instigated Film Gets US Premiere! (40 Years Late!)

  • As the parliamentary ratification process of the constitutional Lisbon treaty starts in earnest tomorrow, three of the four national Sunday "broadsheets" carry stories on it, the exception being The Independent on Sunday which, despite its Europhiliac tendencies, has chosen to remain an EU-free zone.

    An interesting time?

  • You can study standup at university nowadays, watch Daniel Kitson at the National Theatre or read erudite, perceptive comedy reviews in the broadsheets.

    Standup has grown up – but that doesn't mean it is great literature

  • The tabloids screamed about Brand, Georgina and their sex life; the broadsheets mused on the place of self–censorship, the nature of comedy in the 21st century, and the fact that there was a generational difference in what makes for a sense of humour young people, it was said, didn't see why oldies were getting their knickers in a twist over this sort of thing.

    It's time for you to talk

  • Some were short stories; others illustrative collages, oddly captioned, like Victorian broadsheets issued from some parallel universe.

    Ballardian » presents the Savoy Books Microfiction Competition

  • This bullshit has created more column inches for the broadsheets than the tabloids. yes, its wrong.

    Met police reopen investigation into phone hacking at News of the World

  • Plus, as events now demonstrate, the posh bit of the company – with its former prime ministers, bankers and editors on its boards, and its upmarket broadsheets and TV news – also had a paramilitary wing which stood primed to use illegal means to snoop on, and bring down, anyone it chose.

    News International: Normal rules do not apply | Editorial


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