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Newspaper Websites

Newspaper websites are the online equivalents to printed newspapers, websites with editorial content produced and/or published by newspaper publishers. They usually share a title and design template with the print version from which they originate. While the most important content on newspaper websites is news and other journalistic genres that report on, analyze, comment, and contextualize current affairs (in the broadest sense), other types of content such as entertainment, advertising, and various online services also constitute prominent parts of newspaper websites.

This entry first looks at the set of characteristics that distinguish newspaper websites from other forms of media. It then discusses how newspaper websites have evolved since the first newspapers begin to post content online in the early 1990s. Finally, it describes different models that ...

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