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Newspapers and information leaflets

Information leaflets: key features

Take a look at this Department of Health leaflet and compare its structure to the key features listed below.

Department of Health swine flu information leaflet

Cover of leaflet showing a man sneezing into his had and titled important information about swine flu

Department of Health Swine Flu Information leaflet from April 2009

Here are the key features of information leaflets -

  • present information and facts about a subject
  • information divided into sections, all of which relate to the main idea of the leaflet
  • straightforward, factual style
  • layout - headlines, subheadings, pictures, graphics

 

Style, presentation and layout - information leaflet

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