Different Parts of a Newspaper


The words printed in large type across the top of a newspaper article to catch the reader’s attention.


The words at the beginning of a news article that tell when and where the story was written.

News article

In a newspaper, a story about an event that has just taken place.
Feature article
In a newspaper, a detailed report on a person, an issue, or an event.


One of the people who runs a newspaper.


An article in which the people who run a newspaper give their opinion on an important issue.


The international section of a newspaper tells you about news in different continents, such as Africa, the Americas, Europe, and Asia.


The business section is for things that are happening business-wise. For example, the business section might contain media and advertising, world business, the economy of the country that you live in, the stock markets, company researches, mutual funds, and stock portfolios.


The technology section contains things that are going in and out of style in the technology world, things that are coming out, and things that have been out, but they’re coming back in style.


The science section in a newspaper contains things that are happening in our medical world today. For example: a science section in a newspaper might contain what’s happening in outer space, and it might contain things that are happening in and around our environment.


The health section in a newspaper would usually contain the things that are happning to a modern day person’s health. For example: they might have come out with a new medicine that could clear the human race totally of allergies. In a health section, there might be news containing things about fitness and nutrition, new health care policies, and mental health and behavior.


In a sports section, you may find out about last night’s baseball, basketball, and football game. That’s the second thing besides asking your buddies down at the pizza parlor. It may also tell you about a player on a team that might have gotten injured and cannot play. In a sports section, you can find out things about basketball, professional basketball, golf, soccer, tennis, professional football, and different sports that maybe you’d want to look for.


The thing that a student favors the most: the education section. In the education section you might be able to find out the overall average for students in a partucular school, and maybe even a couple of awards that a student won for the school that they attend, or doing something that would help their school do better.


In a weather section, you can find the weather, where ever you may need to know.
In an obitary, you cn find out about people who passed on recently, and people think that their death should be mentioned to the community. When you would go to this section in a newspaper, you can most likely find a picture about someone and a short



The cover page story

In this section, you’d just find the story that has the cover page has on it. It has more detail, and is usually found in the first few pages in the newspaper.

Table of contents

This is the most important part of a newspaper. This part of the newspaper shows where to find all of these newspaper sections. Without it, reading the newspaper would take hours to read!

As you can see, There are many sections to a newspaper. They all play an important part, and when they act together, they make a newspaper.

A newspaper is any published paper that purports to report news of some kind of interest to a local community or to s specialized group (like lawyers or stockbrokers).
Since no newspaper can survive just on selling its papers, newspapers also carry advertising, usually divided into “showcase” or “display” ads that can take two pages, a whole page, half a page, a quarter of a page, etc., and “classified” ads that are only a few lines each and a lot cheaper than the display ads.

Modern newspapers also carry things to entice people who don’t care for news, but are interested in entertainment, self-improvement, etc.

To provide some stimulus to people to buy their papers, many also carry “op-ed” columns, opinion pieces written by people who are known and sometimes respected for their opinions.

Many local newspapers also carry items like obituaries, foreclosures, bankruptcies, court proceedings, etc., out of a feeling they are “newspapers of record” and have a duty to report this information so members of the community know what is happening in the community.
Cover- To put something over or upon.
Spine-The back part of the book and it faces outward when you shelf the book right.
Title Page- The page at the beginning of the book, usually containing the title of the book and the names of the author and publisher.
Copyright Page-Where the copyright date is found.
Dedication Page- its the place where the author dedicates the book to someone.
Table of Contents-A list of the books contents, arranged by chapter, section, subsection, Etc…
Forward- An introduction by someone other than the author, and it is usually a famous person..
Text (or Body)-The actual words of the book
Glossary-A list of hard words with their meanings often printed in the back of the book.
Bibliography- A list of books,articles act. used or referred by the author at the end of the book.
Index-A list of names and subjects in alphabetical order at the end of the book.

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