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Paper and Printing
Newspapers are usually printed on inexpensive, off-white paper known asnewsprint. Since the 1980s, the newspaper industry has largely moved awayfrom lower-quality letterpress printing to higher-quality, four-color process, offsetprinting. To help their titles stand out on newsstands, some newspapers areprinted on coloured newsprint. For example, the Financial Times is printed on adistinctive salmon pink paper, and the Italian sports newspaper La Gazzetta delloSport is printed on pink paper.
Post modern newspapers are in one of three sizes:
mm by 380
by 15 inches), generally associated with moreintellectual newspapers, although a trend towards “compact” newspapers ischanging this.
Half the size of broadsheets at 380
mm by 300
mm (15 by 11
inches), andoften perceived as sensationalist in contrast to broadsheets. Examples: TheSun, The National Enquirer, The National Ledger, The Star Magazine, New York Post, The Globe.
Berliner or Midi
mm by 315
inches) used by European papers such asLe Monde in France, La Stampa in Italy, El Pais in Spain and, since 12September 2005, The Guardian in the United Kingdom.
HISTORY OF PRINTING
Phaistos Disc1850–1400 BCEWoodblock printing200 CEMovable type1050Intaglio1430sPrinting press1439Lithography1796Offset pressby 1800sChromolithography1837Rotary press1843Flexography1890sScreen-printing1907Dye-sublimation1957Photocopier1960spad printing1960sLaser printer1969Dot matrix printer1970 Thermal printerInkjet printer1976Digital press19933D printing The invention of the printing press is said tomark the start of the modern age.Distribution of knowledge revolutionizedpublic awareness.