The British Media consists of the press and radio and TV
Now a couple of words about papers. First of all there is no
subscri ption. You may buy any on sale. There are two main
types of newspapers: the "popular" papers and the "quality"
The popular papers are less in size, with many pictures, big
headlines and short articles. They are easy to read. They are
such papers as "Daily Express", "Daily mail", "Daily Mirror",
"Daily Star", "The Sun" and others.
The "quality" papers are for more serious readership.
These papers are bigger in size, with larger articles and more
detailed information. The "quality" papers are — "The Times",
"Daily Telegraph", "The Guardian", "Financial Times", "The
In addition to daily papers we have just mentioned above
there are Sunday papers. They have a higher circulation
than the dailies. Sunday papers in Great Britain are such
"quality" papers as "Observer", "Sunday Times", "Sunday
Telegraph" and such "popular" papers as: "News of the
World", "Sunday Express", "Sunday Mirror", "Mail on
As far as broadcasting and telecasting are concerned
there are two radio and TV stations. The first one — wellknown
BBC — British Broadcasting Corporation, and the
second — IBA — Independent Broadcasting Authorities.
The newspapers in Britain are proud of the fact that they
are different from each other — each tries to have a definite
1. What does the British Media consist of?
2. What are two main types of newspapers in Britain?
3. Who are the "quality" papers for?
4. Which newspapers have a higher circulation than the