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Table 2 Classification of newspapers

From: Newspaper coverage of food insecurity in UK, 2016–2019: a multi-method analysis

  Category Description
ABC classification Popular Tabloid newspapers aimed at a wide circulation
Mid-market Newspapers that are perceived as less populist than popular newspapers but smaller in format than broadsheet newspapers
Quality Newspapers that were traditionallya broadsheet (~ 24 × 30 in.) and are perceived as high quality
Political stance Left Political ideology that is described as progressive and tends to favour social equality
Centre Political ideology that lies near the centre of the political spectrum
Right Political ideology that is described as traditional and tends to favour liberty
  1. ABC Audit Bureau of Circulations.
  2. amany have switched to a smaller format