Talk:Tabloid television

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Low quality article[edit]

This article is highly POV and full of tendentious and unsourced statements. I've removed some egregious examples. SeamusSweeney (talk) 12:29, 28 October 2010 (UTC)

Agreed, very limited article on an important topic. Most academic sources are from the 1990's, but there are quite a number of them, including a 1998 book called Tabloid Television published by Routledge, and an academic article in English about a longitudinal study of Dutch TV news. I'll check it out and start working on this. Erickaakcire (talk) 17:19, 8 September 2016 (UTC)

Improvements needed[edit]

I happened across this article and believe that the topic is very important, given today's state of local television news. However, the article is not comprehensive enough and hence I would suggest the following to further improve this article:

  • A basic history of tabloid television
  • More information about its format
  • Relationship to a station's need for ratings.

Also, I suspect that this phenomenon is not restricted to the U.S. Information concerning tabloid television in other countries should also be included. Pentawing 19:05, 16 July 2005 (UTC)

Definitely. There are quite a few 'tabloid television' type formats in Australia for one, such as A Current Affair and Today Tonight. Is there a category for these programs? Tim 00:23, 23 October 2005 (UTC)

England[edit]

So the rest of the UK doesn't have any tabloid television? Lucky us. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 78.147.32.51 (talk) 19:32, 12 November 2010 (UTC)