News is very important as it affects our lives in multiple ways. It keeps us updated
News plays a crucial role in human affairs. The word NEWS is an acronym for north, east, west and south. It refers to all four corners of the world. News provides information from all quarters of the globe.
With widespread awareness and education about being updated about the state of affairs, the importance of news has multiplied.
There are different mediums for imparting news such as newspapers, television, radio, internet, mobile, etc.
Every morning the first thing that most of us do is to look for a newspaper and drink morning tea while reading the paper. It connects us with the happenings of the world and keeps us informed about the world’s affairs.
Television is another powerful media for sharing information instantly. As soon as anything has happened, it is immediately broadcasted via electronic media. Television can act as an important tool for initialing or voicing public’s opinion. This can exert pressure n the governing bodies and can bring our positive results.
In recent times, we have witnessed various incidents where the role of press has been largely responsible for re-shaping the destiny of the nations. Egyptian revolution started with the internet and spread in short span of time to millions of people and resulted in bringing new regime in Egyptian politics.
Democracy functions harmoniously only when the citizens have the right to information and have important role in deciding policies of the nation.
The press is considered as the ‘fourth estate’ and its imperativeness cannot be evaded.