IDEAS OF SPACE
Literary anthropologists are becoming worried that high-quality journalism is being compromised by an insistence on column inches.
Analysis of all the tabloids and broadsheets alike, as well as some magazines, has produced a theory suggesting that because of the space allotted for pieces of work intending to communicate significant ideas and issues, the quality of the pieces is reduced. Lexical standardisation is another result of this strict diminution of presentational spaces.
“If we are not careful our communications will be