Headline! Understanding English news/號外!看新聞學英文
Headline! Understanding English news/號外!看新聞學英文 (中英對照 精華文章)
tabloids and broadsheets
根據出版的時間及頻率，還有報導的新聞種類，報章雜誌有不同的名字。 一份 tabloid 或者 rag 是一種主要印刷關於八卦或引人入勝的故事報刊。通常版面要比broadsheet(一種大幅尺寸版面的報刊)還要小。其他常見的報刊名稱包括gazette， journal，
chronicle 和 times。
shoot up as dollar plunges。 Headlines通常用一種特殊的縮寫形式，有時候甚至很難解釋。
這個片語用來報導具震撼性的說頭條新聞。類似的表達方式有Hot off the press!意思是在新聞剛剛發生後，報紙就被印刷出來了。
These days, it's important to know what's going on in the world around you. Reading English newspapers can be difficult if you've never learned how, though, so here are some handy hints to make sure you get the scoop!
tabloids and broadsheets
Newspapers have different names according to when and how often they are published, and what type of news they report. A tabloid or rag is a newspaper that prints mainly gossip or sensational material. It usually has a smaller format than a broadsheet (a newspaper with full-size pages). Other common names for newspapers include gazette, journal, chronicle and times.
This is the first page, or cover page of a newspaper, and contains the most important articles (news stories).
This is the title or heading of an article, e.g. Exports shoot up as dollar plunges. Headlines are usually written in a special, abbreviated style, and are sometimes hard to decipher.
This is a section of the paper containing advertisements placed by the general public, like offers or requests for jobs, houses, apartments, used cars and so on. Special classified ads called personals help lonely people find romantic partners.
This is the person who supervises the publication of the newspaper. The editor is also responsible for writing a section of the paper called the Editorial, in which he expresses his opinion about a current topic.
The people who write newspaper articles are called journalists or reporters, while the newspaper industry as a whole is known as the press.
Readers are the people who buy and read the newspaper. The newspaper's success can be measured by its readership or circulation, the number of readers it has.
This is a negative term for newspaper or magazine photographers, especially those who follow celebrities trying to take intrusive photographs of them.
This is a slang expression meaning an important piece of news, especially something that has not yet been reported by other newspapers. To get the scoop means to find out or report the news before others do.
This phrase is used when reporting an event that has just happened. A similar expression is Hot off the press!, meaning that the newspaper has just been printed and the news is very recent.