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Parts of newspapers and magazines

advice column

noun

an agony column

agony column

noun

a part of a newspaper or magazine where someone gives advice to people by answering letters about their problems. The American word is advice column.

announcement

noun

a short statement in a newspaper, often about a birth, death, or marriage

article

noun

a piece of writing about a particular subject that is published in a newspaper or magazine

artwork

noun

pictures, photographs, or drawings that are used in a book, magazine etc

by-line

noun

a line at the top of an article in a magazine or newspaper giving the writer’s name

cartoon

noun

a humorous drawing in a magazine or newspaper, often with words written below

cartoon

noun

a series of drawings in a magazine or newspaper that tell a funny story

centrefold

noun

the two pages at the centre of a magazine

centrefold

noun

these pages showing a photograph of someone wearing no clothes

centrefold

noun

a person who appears with no clothes on in the centrefold of a magazine

classified ad

noun

a short advertisement that you put in a newspaper, for example so that you can sell something

the classifieds

noun

the classified ads in a newspaper

clipping

noun

an article or picture that you have cut from a newspaper or magazine

colour supplement

noun

a magazine printed in colour that is given away with a newspaper

column

noun

a regular newspaper or magazine article on a particular subject or by a particular journalist

comic strip

noun

a series of drawings that tell a story, especially a funny story

contribution

noun

a story or article that you have written for a newspaper or magazine

copy

noun

writing that is ready to be published in a newspaper or magazine

copy

noun

news, opinions, or information published in a newspaper or magazine

cover story

noun

a main story in a magazine relating to the picture on the front cover

crash blossom

noun

a newspaper headline in which some of the words have more than one possible meaning so that it can be understood in more than one way, often humorously

cutting

noun

an article cut out of a newspaper

dispatch

noun

a report that a journalist sends to a newspaper office

editorial

noun

a newspaper article in which the editor gives their opinion on an issue in the news

exclusive

noun

a piece of news that is published or reported by only one newspaper, magazine, television station etc

exposé

noun

a story in a newspaper or on television that tells the truth about a person or situation, usually with the intention of shocking or surprising you

feature

noun

a newspaper or magazine article that concentrates on a particular subject

front page

noun

the first page of a newspaper

the funnies

noun

the section of a newspaper that contains the comic strips (=series of drawings that tell a story)

gossip column

noun

an article that appears regularly in a newspaper or magazine and gives details of the private lives of famous people. Someone who writes a gossip column is called a gossip columnist.

headline

noun

the title of a newspaper story that is printed in large letters

the headlines

noun

the most important stories in the news

instalment

noun

one of several parts of a story or article that are published at different times in a magazine or newspaper

item

noun

an article in a newspaper or magazine

lead

noun

the most important story on the front page of a newspaper, or the first piece of news on a news broadcast

leader

noun

a piece of writing in a newspaper in which the editor (=the person in charge of a newspaper) expresses their personal opinion on a subject

leading article

noun

a leader in a newspaper

listings

noun

a list of things such as films, plays, and exhibitions printed in a newspaper

masthead

noun

the name of a newspaper or magazine that is printed at the top of the front page

newspaper

noun

sheets of paper from a newspaper

newsprint

noun

cheap paper that newspapers are printed on

newsprint

noun

ink used for printing newspapers

newsprint

noun

articles and reports published in newspapers

notice

noun

an article that gives someone’s opinion of a new film, play etc, especially in a newspaper.

obit

noun

an obituary

obituary

noun

a report in a newspaper that announces someone’s death and gives a short description of their life and achievements

offprint

noun

an article from a book or magazine that is printed separately

op-ed

adjective

an op-ed piece of writing is one that expresses someone’s opinion and is printed on the page opposite the editorials (=articles giving the newspaper’s official opinions)

Page Three girl

noun

a woman who appears topless (=with her breasts showing) in photographs in some popular UK newspapers

personal

noun

a personal ad

the personals

noun

the personal column in a newspaper or magazine

personal ad

noun

a short advertisement put in a newspaper or magazine by someone who is looking for friendship or for a sexual or romantic relationship

personal column

noun

a list of private advertisements or messages in a newspaper or magazine

piece

noun

an article in a newspaper or magazine, or a part of a television or radio programme

press cutting

noun

an article or picture cut from a newspaper

problem page

noun

a page in a magazine consisting of letters that people have written about problems that they have and the advice that someone gives them

profile

noun

a short article or programme about someone

pullout

adjective

a pullout book consists of pages pulled out of a magazine

rave

noun

a rave review

rave review

noun

a report in a newspaper or magazine that praises something such as a film or show in a very enthusiastic way

review

noun

an article in which someone gives their opinion of a play, book, art exhibition etc

shocker

noun

a newspaper report about a shocking event, or a report that describes something in a deliberately shocking way

situations vacant

noun

the part of a newspaper that contains advertisements for jobs

small ad

noun

a short advertisement that you put in a newspaper when you want to buy or sell something

space

noun

the amount of space that is available for publishing something such as an article or advertisement

spread

noun

a long article in a newspaper or magazine

standfirst

noun

a short summary of a newspaper story or article that appears between the headline and the start of the story or article

stop press

noun

a place in a newspaper where very recent pieces of news are printed

story

noun

an account of events in a newspaper report or news programme

strip

noun

a comic strip

strip cartoon

noun

a comic strip

supplement

noun

a separate part of a newspaper or magazine

want ad

noun

a classified ad

the weather

noun

a report on the weather in a newspaper or on television

write-up

noun

an article in a newspaper or magazine that gives the writer’s opinion about something such as a new book, play, or film

protologism

a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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