News and media countable and uncountable

Different grammar section

Add -s to the one line in each pair below that can take it (because it has countable nouns).

article

news

 

paper (= newspaper)

paper (= the material)

 

(live/ cable/ satellite/ terrestrial) TV/ television (= what is broadcast)

widescreen TV/ television (= the piece of technology)

 

reality TV

talent show

 

radio (set/ cassette player)

(talk) radio

 

live radio (broadcasting)

live radio programme/ broadcast

storm/ hurricane/ typhoon/ cyclone/ shower

weather/ wind/ snow/ rain

 

justice

law

 

legislation

regulation

 

bureaucracy

bureaucrat/ civil servant/ public servant

 

ad/ advert/ advertisement/ commercial

advertising/ publicity

 

accident/ crash

road safety

 

entertainer

entertainment

music

pop video

 

humour

sitcom/ sketch show

 

cop show

violence

 

costume drama/ historical drama

historical accuracy

 

science fiction

soap opera

 

animation

cartoon

 

column/ editorial

commentary/ opinion

 

politician

politics

 

reader/ listener/ viewer

readership/ listenership/ viewership

 

recycling

rerun/ repeat

 

product placement

reality show

 

weather

weather forecast

 

editing

editor/ editorial

 

investigation

investigative journalism

 

publisher

publishing

 

(print) journalist/ reporter

print (journalism)

 

conservatism

conservative

 

spokesperson/ sponsor

sponsorship

 

download

streaming

 

footage

scene

CCTV

surveillance camera

DIY/ home improvement

DIY show/ home improvement show

popularity

viewing figure

research

source

quote/ quotation

misinformation/ fake news

scoop/ exclusive

topicality/ relevance

blog

citizen journalism

information

informant

(eye)witness

testimony

 

paparazzo

photography

 

medium

coverage

 

Similar grammar section
The ones in each section below have the same grammar, i.e. both lines take -s or both lines don’t take -s. Add -s anywhere that you can.

broadsheet

tabloid

 

subscriber

subscription

 

front page

full-page spread

 

caption

headline

 

attention

gossip

fame

notoriety

 

broadcaster

newsreader

 

documentary

listing

 

murder mystery/ whodunit

showrunner

 

episode

serial

 

storyline

cliff-hanger

 

news outlet/ media outlet

news agency/ channel

 

genre

subgenre

 

season

series

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