MCM310 Journalistic Writing Assignment 2 Solution Spring 2014

Question No.1:

Given below are the links of online versions of two newspapers of same day i.e. 15th July, 2014. One is express news which is a morning newspaper published nationwide. The second newspaper is Roznama Naya Akhbar, which is an afternoon newspaper and is also published nationwide.


http://www.khabraingroup.com/naya – epaper.aspx?p=fp

Your task is to have a deep look at the front pages of both newspapers and analyze the content  and layout under the following heads:  3×3
• Type of news stories presented on front page : Electricity Shortage, News related to IDP’s
• Presence of pictures on the front page: Shahbaz Sharif making announce for Hospital, College and Technical Center, Khawafa Muhammad Asif press conference.

• Element of sensationalism in news stories : North Waziristan Displaced persons, Electricity Shortage.

Question No.2:

Given below are the two headlines reporting the same incident and were published in Daily express and Daily Naya Akhbar. Critically analyze the difference of language and selection of words used to narrate the same happening.