Reporters and other newspaper workers belong handout term for written publicity or special-interest news sent to be used until it is released by the source or at. A brief history of newspaper lingo angela tung in 1901, the term tabloid was being used to describe newspapers that gave stories in condensed form. I'm looking for some slang terms for a newspaper, whether they are archaic terms that nobody has used in the past 70 years or modern, obscure terms. General term used to distinguish between or among printing papers, but whose specific meaning depends on context paper used in printing newspapers.
Learn the jargon of the copyediting trade: 140 terms used by editors in their efforts to produce copy that is clear, correct, consistent, and concise. Column a regular article or feature in a newspaper or magazine columnist a person who writes a regular (daily or weekly) article for a newspaper or magazine, such as. Paper glossary helps define paper industry terminology chlorine and its compounds were commonly used to bleach fibers this has been mostly eliminated. Find historical newspapers from across the united states and beyond explore newspaper articles and clippings for help with genealogy, history and other research. The most common of these newspaper terms is fold fold used to literally mean the line caused by where a printed newspaper was folded over.
One of the earliest books about nazi language and terminology by examining the language used in german newspapers in the occupied netherlands. Newspaper terminology masthead/title piece the newspaper’s title displayed on the front page skyline this is an information panel on the front page that tells. Introduction: mary harrell-sesniak is a genealogist, author and editor with a strong technology background in this guest blog post, mary explains some of. What term do you want to search search with google become a supporter subscribe sign in/up my account comment activity digital newspaper archive. Newspaper terms ear: short item or graphic image appearing in upper corners, usually on a cover page holder: an article concise enough to appear in its entirety on.
Journalism and publishing terms list, print and online audit - an independent assessment of the validity of statistics used in adverts, newspapers etc. Summary anilox inking technology has caused high interest and expectations during recent years and, nowadays, we can find many applications in all newspaper printing.
This glossary of newspaper terms was developed to increase the “newspaper jargon” booklet whose term used to describe the ink & water. A glossary of terms used by book andpaper collectors, plus links to catalogs of reasonably priced original historic newspapers of the period of 1775 to 1865 and. Here are some of slang's terms for a newspaper they are not all current, nor uniquely us: blab sheet, blabber, bladder, blanket, blat, bum wad, butter wrapp. The term “widow” originally applied to both and has been “kill the widows” has been used in newspaper editing since at least the 1920s and “kill. This study looked at disability terminology used in major newspapers in canada and the terminology used to refer to persons with disabilities was quite different.