Why Is The Sports Section At The Back Of The Newspaper?

14 August 2018, 16:56

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Why is the sports section at the back of the newspaper?


How come the sports section in newspapers is found at the back of the publication?

Cavan, Chelsea



Name: Carol, Crouch end

Qualifications: Columnist, legend, journalist of 45 years

Answer: The majority of people are right handed, therefore automatically flick through a newspaper starting from the back first. The UK is sports obsessed therefore the sports section is placed at the back so that most readers will read it first.