broadsheet broadsheet

Definition(s):

  • (n) an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution

Usage(s):

  1. By the mid-1990s, retail advertising began to fall off because, the thinking went, modern businesses wanted broadsheet displays, not shrunken tabloid pages.
  2. Lai eventually became the king of Hong Kong media: Next and Apple Daily, a brassy, working-class broadsheet that was founded in 1995, became the most popular publications in town.

News

  1. John Henry’s Globe bid raises fears

    Sports-savvy readers could be crying foul if Red Sox owner John Henry’s bid to team up with the owner of the Bruins to buy the Globe wins out, fearing the beleaguered broadsheet would shy away from hard-hitting coverage, according to media experts. “If he owns the paper, he can give good coverage to the team,” said Edward Atorino, a media analyst with The Benchmark Company. “I know what I would ...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. “I travelled to England to have an abortion” - Irish woman reveals her very tough ordeal

    A 30-year-old Irish woman writes about her personal experience of making the tough decision to travel to England for an abortion. She first wrote about it on Broadsheet.ie .
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Irish Central

Quotes

  1. Mr Kirk confirmed the company would implement "a narrower broadsheet format for the SMH and The Age" in the first half of 2008.
    on Apr 25, 2007 By: David Kirk Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "He used to be an investigative journalist for a top broadsheet. The whole thing ties in with an event in his past, which has a lot to do with his current mental state. One of the girls he went to college with started working for the Deputy Prime...
    on May 1, 2008 By: James Nesbitt Source: Yorkshire Evening Post

  3. "It will be an absolute snatch and grab operation the moment the (restrictions are) lifted," Mr Keating told ABC radio yesterday. "In cities like Sydney and Melbourne, where you pick up a broadsheet newspaper...... you'd find it probably...
    on Jul 25, 2006 By: Paul Keating Source: Asia Pacific Media Network

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