Le Figaro (Le Figaro) – French daily newspaper founded in 1826. Title received in honor of Figaro – the hero of plays by Beaumarchais. Since 1866, goes on a daily basis. In 2005, circulation was around 340 thousand copies. It is believed that the newspaper reflects the official view of the current French government. The Guardian (Guardian) – Daily newspaper in the uk, founded in Manchester in 1821 under the name The Manchester Guardian. In 1959 changed its name to the present. Sunday edition issued in the form of newspaper The Observer.
Reflects pro – government views, but also famous harsh comments to individual politicians. The Independent (Independent) – British daily newspaper. Founded in 1986. Pays special attention to human rights. The Daily Telegraph (Daily Telegraph) – British daily newspaper, founded in 1855 year. One of the most popular and large-circulation newspapers.
The average daily circulation of more than 800 thousand copies. The New York Times (New York Times) – one of the most influential U.S. newspapers. As the bulk of U.S. newspapers, The New York Times was created as a regional publication. However, this did not prevent her becoming one of the most influential newspapers in the world. Circulation (2005) 1131 thousand copies. The Washington Post (Washington Post) – U.S. newspaper, founded in 1877. Its place in the world media, Newspaper must Watergate – one of the biggest political scandals in U.S. history.
Newspaper reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, thus played a prominent role in the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Financial Times (Faynenshel Times) – an international business newspaper, published in English in 24 cities around the world with a total circulation of 450 thousand copies. The headquarters of the main editorial office is located in London. Specializing in publishing news from the world finance and business, while maintaining an independent editorial point of view. Sometimes she even allowed herself to critical attacks against the monetary policy of the British government. The ratio of these publications in Russia is quite critical. Here are a few titles of articles on Russia: “Russia has cultivated an atmosphere of fear in , Russia and the illusion of democracy”, “Russia of arming separatists’ Ukrainian ‘,’ Russia ‘has challenged the EU’, not Ukraine “, etc. Hearing such statements, we can accept or reject them, but, nevertheless, we must remember that the view of these newspapers is very important to millions of people around the world. Most of these publications support the position government, but on the other hand, can themselves affect the balance of political forces. Accordingly, it is impossible to speak of the subordination of power. It’s more like a mutually beneficial collaboration – without radical appeals, but with constructive criticism. Perhaps due to this balance, the opinion of the newspapers so highly regarded both domestically and abroad. And perhaps it is not enough for many Russian publications for the World fame. Outright censorship in the civilized world is unlikely, but that’s to appease the authorities, or express their opinions – everyone decides for himself.