- 9.1. Language(s) used in newspapers (with popularity rank and percentage if possible).
- <A range of ethnic minority publication is published in Britain, from daily newspapers to trade journals.
Daily papers include Sing Tao (Chinese), Daily Jang (Urdu), Ananda Bazar Patrika (Bengali), Al-arab, Ashar Al-awsat and Al-hayat (Arabic), Hurriyet (Turkish), Awaaz Asian Voice and Asian Age.
Weekly newspapers include the Voice, Caribbean Times, Asian Times, The Gleaner, New World, New Nation, Eastern Eye, Asian Voice Scotland, Irish Post, Irish World, La Voce degli Italiani (Italian), Jewish Chronicle, Jewish Tribune, London Jewish News, Parikiaki and Ta Nea (Greek), Garavi Gujarat and Gujarat Samacher (Gujarati), Amar Deep Hindi and Navin Weekly (Hindi), Awaze Quam Internaional, Punjab Times International and Des Pardes (Punjabi), Toplum Postasi (Turkish), Milap Weekly and Ravi News Weekly (Urdu).
Trade journals include Asian Trader and Asian Convenience Retailer.
See also Wales. >
- 9.2. Language(s) used in magazines and journals (with popularity rank and percentage if possible). (The kind of publications should be suitably classified according to the situation of the country concerned.)
- <See above.>
- 9.3. Language(s) used in novels and poetry, dramas and plays, and films (with popularity rank and percentage if possible).
- <They are mostly done through the medium of English.
In 2001 British publishers issued over 119,000 separates titles (including new editions). The UK book industry exported books worth1,195 million in 2001. Fictional works of literature are just part of the range of books on offer. Non-fiction, in particular gardening, lifestyle, and travel books, as well as books tied to particular television series, are consistently among the lists of best-selling titles. Among the leading trade organisations are the Publishers Association (PA), which has 200 members; and the Booksellers Association, with about 3,300 members. The PA, through its international division, promotes the export of British books. The Welsh Book Council promotes the book trade in Wales in both Wales and English and the Gaelic Books Council supports the publication of books in Gaelic.
As for drama, Clwyd Theatr Cymru in Model is the national English-speaking theatre company for Wales. A new Welsh language theatre company is currently being planned and the Syerman Theatre in Cardiff has a focus on theatre for young audiences. See also Wales. >