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Newspaper - Their Importance
Newspapers hold a very important place in the life of man today.
They play an important part both in the national and the international arena. They give us news and views.
If man wants food for his belly, he also needs news for his mind to keep pace with the world.
The latter he gets from newspapers.
They refresh his knowledge and ideas.
He learns about the international events from the newspapers which have their own educative value.
These newspapers educate the common people.
They broaden our outlook and change views.
This is why Mr. Nixon, Ex-President of America once remarked, 'four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets'.
They shape the opinion of the common people of a country by influencing the public opinion.
The newspapers have a very important position and place in a democratic country.
They are the critics of administration, justice and law.
They play the part of social reformers.
They remove the barriers separating man from man.
They are the advocates of liberty, equality and fraternity.
They enforce the right and redress the wrong.
Indeed they are the custodians of public interest.
Those who seek jobs find the advertisements very useful.
They are useful to the economists to be in touch with up-to-date knowledge of economy. The politicians find them very useful.
They inform them of the events taking place in the whole world. And also they serve them as a good means of propaganda.
All these advantages confirm the fact that the power of the press is really very great.
Indeed mightiest of the mighty is the pen.
Newspapers are today's world's encyclopedias.
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|Author: Inderjeet 09 Jan 2009||Member Level: Bronze Points : 2|
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Before printing press was invented ,Mad hard obtained news , imformation and knowledge. Many people got news and knowledge form gossip or tale . Until Gutenberg had invented printing press , The world was changed Many knowledge began to spread form west to east and form north to south and the first public newspapers was published in this time .The newspaper was became channel for public opinion.The world was change again when wave had discovered and led to invent radio. The ways to get news had other way than sound and voice when television and film came. Despite people have many way to get news ,Although people have other to get information, the newspaper still important until today that may be cause by many factor that can divided into countless factor. But I will classified important factor by two type, according form viewpoint: Form consumer view and commercial viewpoint.
Form consumer viewpoints have three factor; cheapness , convenient for read and variety .First ,cheapness is most important factor .In many country ,people can buy newspaper by two or three cent and don’t play other cost .Second factor is convenient , other mass media especially electronic mass media that want many thing to support ,for example ,television want electric , internet want service cost .On the contrary , you want light only for read it. Finally factor is variety. Many people want all in one mass media ,for example ,have feature ,cartoon , article and news in one and the newspaper can be.
Form commercial viewpoints that is divided in to three viewpoints : Form advertiser viewpoint, form public relation views point. However, They have same reason for send massage to public. In additional, the newspaper is chosen for many people read it and had cheaper price for advertising than other mass media.
|Author: Inderjeet 12 Jan 2009||Member Level: Bronze Points : 2|
|As a future teacher, I see that newspapers are very important to the education of our students. It has become a necessity for the common citizen to be educated on global events. By encouraging students to read the newspaper, it not only endorses life long learning, but it also promotes unity throughout the globe. When people are aware of what is going on around the world, they are more likely to interact between countries. The world of technology that is blossoming before our eyes makes global interaction a reality. Newspapers that are on actual paper are becoming objects of our past. It is now very common to have the full published version of a newspaper on the World Wide Web. This makes accessing newspapers very simple. The online version of the papers is not only easier to access, but they also contain more information than the hard copies. |
The online versions of the newspapers contain links that give you more information on any given topic. As a teacher there are many resources that could be very useful. There are lesson plans that have to do with any topic that a teacher would like to teach. In these lesson plans there is a great amount of interaction between the student and the web. In a lesson plan that I looked at on voting in the New York Times, there is a way that students can have a mock vote, and see the results via the web. This teaches students such a huge amount of skills in just one lesson. It teaches them to be more comfortable using computers as well as something about voting. There are so many other ways that newspapers can help students become more successful in the world of today. Children, who know more about current events, often find it easier to talk to adults because they have more subjects to talk about. I am speaking from experience because when I am more aware of what is going on, I find it much easier to strike up a conversation with people. By teaching our students conversation skills, it will show them how to network; making them more successful
When I was in elementary school, I was often assigned to report on a current event on a weekly basis. I was never too thrilled about doing this because it was not very interesting to me. By having student interact with the web, I think it would make it more interesting. I think students would realize that current events do effect them and they need to be aware of them. They should be aware of global issues such as destruction of rain forests and pollution. They can see that they can make a difference in the world. This is very important because it not only builds self esteem, but it also helps the earth be a better place.
I look forward to assigning my students to read the newspapers. I think that I will use them on a daily basis to show how much information they contain. I will show the students how to use the newspaper to find jobs as well as to find out about current events. I will show them about the way they can find out about local entertainment attractions and how they can look up the weather forecast. I will try to make sure that all of my lesson plans are full of action so students will be attracted to the newspaper, rather than dread reading it. I hope to be able to show my students that the newspaper is a well of knowledge that can be a useful life long tool.
|Author: sachin.a.sahae 16 Jan 2009||Member Level: Silver Points : 2|
|When I was in school my teachers used to advise me that I should read newspapers to improve my vocabulary and English.|
I did and you can see that I could right in English quite well though I am still trying to improve to the level of a novel writer.
I did and I developed an advance level of sense to stay aware of the world affairs and happenings.
I did and I developed strong aptitude and tastes for knowing and keeping me informed about arts, writing, literature, movies, music, society, fashion, youth, cultures, economy, politics, religions, current affairs, hobbies, automobiles, celebrities etc.
Newspapers are such an essential part of growing up.
But sadly there are so many newspapers began to be published in regional languages that had become a regular feature of every household mornings.
They don't have any thing to offer in terms of a students mental and attitudinal improvements.
It is necessary that one should read a good quality newspaper on a regular basis.