Listen and compare

Listen to these radio programmes, broadcast on the same day. What do you notice about them? List the stories that each programme/bulletin covers. Which stories are common to all three? Are there any stories that only one or two of them cover? Listen to the different treatments that the stories are given. What about pace and tone? How do they differ? Who do you think the programmes are for? A reminder that there is useful terminology here.

Radio One Newsbeat 1300 13th October 2021
Times Radio 1600 13th October 2021
Radio 4 Six O’Clock News 13th October 2021