1 Radio and television a channel:une chaîne a pay channel:une chaîne payante the remote control:la télécommande a talk show:un débat a serial:une série télévisée
2 The press
Daily Mirror, the Daily Express, the Daily Mailand the Sunare the most widely read popular papers. They mainly print sensational news.
- The Sunday papers with the highest circulation (le plus fort tirage) are the
Sunday Peopleand the Sunday Mirror. The Timesis read by the educated classes. It was founded in 1785. It has special weekly supplements such as: The Times Literary Supplement, The Times Educational Supplement, The Times Trade and Engineering Supplement. Characteristics: inclined towards the views of the Conservative party. The Guardianhas an international reputation for its commercial information, its foreign section and its book reviews. It was founded in 1821.
Characteristics: left-wing progressive political views.
The Daily Telegraphis read by the middle class. It was founded in 1855.
Characteristics: reflects the views of the Conservative party.
The Independentwas founded in 1986.
- The Sunday quality papers are
The Observer, The Sunday Timesand The Sunday Telegraph, all of which issue (publient) colour supplements. the circulation:le tirage a leader:un éditorial to make / hit the headlines:faire la une a cover story:un article de couverture the front / the back page:la première / la dernière page a story:un article to review:faire la critique de to investigate:enquêter to grant an interview:accorder un entretien to hold a press conference:tenir une conférence de presse to be well-informed / ill-informed:être bien / mal renseigné newspaper ethics:la morale journalistique the yellow press:la presse à scandale to expose a scandal:révéler un scandale to libel:calomnier, diffamer to sue a paper:faire un procès à un journal