Word list: The Press

The Press

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Media - The Press

Undoubtedly, the media plays an important role in our everyday life. Here, you will find the vocabulary related to media and broadcasting.

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above-the-fold
above-the-foldadjective

located in a place where it can be seen first, in a newspaper or on a website

advertorial
advertorialnoun

a piece of advertizement in a newspaper or magazine, designed to seem like an objective editorial

back issue
back issuenoun

an earlier copy of a magazine or a newspaper

banner headline
banner headlinenoun

‌a newspaper headline written in large letters, located across the top of the first page

below-the-fold
below-the-foldadjective

located in the middle or bottom of a newspaper or a webpage, where it cannot be seen first

broadsheet
broadsheetnoun

a newspaper that is published on large pieces of paper and deals with serious matters

byline
bylinenoun

a line that gives the writer's name, at the end or beginning of a newspaper or magazine piece

cartoon
cartoonnoun

a humorous drawing usually published in a newspaper or magazine, intended as satire or a form of criticism

celebrity
celebritynoun

someone who is known by a lot of people, especially in entertainment business

center spread
center spreadnoun

the middle pages of a magazine or newspaper that face each other

circulation
circulationnoun

the number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are regularly sold

classified advertisement
classified advertisementnoun

a type of short advertizement in a newspaper, put along other ads of the same subject

clipping
clippingnoun

a story or article cut from a newspaper or magazine to be kept

column inch
column inchnoun

a unit of measurement for advertising space

cutting
cuttingnoun

a story or article cut from a newspaper or magazine to be kept

daily
dailynoun

a type of newspaper that is published everyday except Sunday

edition
editionnoun

a particular issue of a newspaper

endorsement
endorsementnoun

a statement, especially by someone famous, as a form of advertisement claiming they are approved of a product

evening paper
evening papernoun

a type of newspaper that is published after midday

front page
front pagenoun

the first page of a newspaper in which the most significant news pieces are covered

front-page
front-pageadjective

‌appearing on the front page of a newspaper, where the most important news is printed

gazette
gazettenoun

an official journal or newspaper that a particular organization publishes

headline
headlinenoun

a line of words printed largely at the top of an article on a newspaper or magazine

journal
journalnoun

a type of newspaper or magazine concerning a specific topic or occupation

magazine
magazinenoun

a periodic publication or a large thin book with a paper cover that contains news stories, articles, photographs, etc., usually on a particular topic, sold weekly or monthly

masthead
mastheadnoun

the name of the magazine or newspaper, printed at the top of the first page in a unique design

mouthpiece
mouthpiecenoun

(disapproving) a person, newspaper or magazine that represents another person, a government, etc.

newspaper
newspapernoun

a printed publication or a set of large folded sheets of printed paper that contain news, articles, ads, etc., usually issued daily or weekly

newssheet
newssheetnoun

a small and simple form of newspaper with only few pages

notice
noticenoun

a brief advertisement or announcement that is published in a newspaper, magazine, etc.

obituary
obituarynoun

a piece in a newspaper that discusses a person's achievements in life just after they die

offprint
offprintnoun

an article that has been separately printed, but was originally published as a piece in a magazine or newspaper

op-ed
op-ednoun

a section in the newspaper that contains personal opinions about the news and feature articles, opposite the editorial page

open letter
open letternoun

a letter of protest published to be read by everyone, but addressed to a particular individual or group

organ
organnoun

a newspaper, periodical, etc. published by a particular special interest group to promote their views

press
pressnoun

newspapers and journalists who are in the business of gathering and covering news

press cutting
press cuttingnoun

a story or article cut from a newspaper or magazine to be kept

pull-out
pull-outnoun

a part of a magazine, newspaper, etc. that can be taken out easily and kept separately

rag
ragnoun

a newspaper of low quality

scandal sheet
scandal sheetnoun

a newspaper or magazine that mostly contains stories about the bad behavior and private lives of the celebrities

supplement
supplementnoun

extra textual material usually in form of a colored magazine that is sold with a newspaper

tabloid
tabloidnoun

a newspaper that is published in half-sized sheets, featuring less serious matters, such as the private lives of the celebrities, and a lot of pictures

want ad
want adnoun

a small advertisement published in a newspaper or website, expressing requirements of a person or company

weekly
weeklynoun

a newspaper or periodical that is published once a week