December 12, 2005

Story Length According to Newspaper Format

Less than 100 Words 101-250 Words 251-500 Words 501-1000 Words Over 1000 Words
Youth Tabloids 15 53 31 1
The Examiner 15 22 38 23 1
Broadsheets 3 3 6 57 32
Total 11 29 25 24 10

In their war against new youth and tabloid competitors, old fashioned broadsheets have the advantage, or is a disadvantage, of running longer stories.