Print media, Humanities

Print Media

Among the print media that carry contents of mass communication, the daily newspapers takes the centre postion. Today's newspapers bring out supplements almost every day relating to science and technology, education, business and industry, management, sports and games, cultural events, entertainment, and so on. Besides these daily supplements, they also bring out Saturday and Sunday magazines. They also bring out special supplements on occasions that are nationally significant, for example, Republic Day Teachers Day, Independence Day, Martyrs Day, or important religious festivals. 

There are also daily newspapers exclusively devoted to economic and business affairs e.g., Economic Times they also cover matters relating to films and such other subjects of public interest and potential demand.

The fortnightly, weekly and monthly popular magazines are predominantly light reading material, having more entertainment features rather than informative or educative matter. They have, though, wide circulation both in English and Indian languages.

Newspapers carry news, commentaries, analysis and reviews on current significant events and personalities, activities, feature articles on subjects of current interest, sports and games, general information on weather, local programmes and activities, radio and stock market news, television programmes, business information and many others. Advertisements occupy a major share of space in almost every newspaper. Except wealthy newspapers of industrial and business houses which have their own mechanisms for news supply, the others get' their news supply by Reuters, Associated Press, Press Trust of India, Indian News Agency and such others. 

Newspaper industries are well structured and maintained, in terms of administration and management and are staffed with persons who are academically qualified with professional training/experience, good technicians to use modern technologies effectively for production.

The editorial staff of newspapers include reporters, editors at various levels, analysts, and feature writers. The production staff comprises technologists, technicians with various professional experience and training and professional managers.
Many newspaper agencies, particularly the well established ones, bring out their products not only in print media but in microforms and electronic media as well. Some newspapers have good documentation and information service units also e.g., The Times of India, The Hindu and others are bringing out Internet editions.

Research libraries build up newspaper collections, because of their archival and historical research value and offer newspaper clipping service. Microfilms of newspapers are taking out for long time preservation.

Posted Date: 11/2/2012 6:28:18 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Print media, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Print media, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Print media Discussions

Write discussion on Print media
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Cognitive Science- It is the scientific study of the brain, mind and intelligence, mostly as it concerns to mental abilities as reasoning, memory, decision making, learning, attent

State Rawl 's principles?   (1) Every person is entitled to the most extensive amount of liberty compatible with an equal amount for others.  (2) Differences in social power

Almanacs This section deals with almanacs. Like yearbooks, almanacs are also periodically published ready reference sources with similar objectives. Almanac literally means

Gender in Health and Body: Inequalities among the genders can be observed at several levels. Several of these inequalities are biological within origin, conversely, the majority of

describe the factors which decide the broad area of scientific activity

what are the main determinants of poverty?

Lifestyle- Lifestyle is a manner of living of individuals, societies and families that they manifest in coping along with their physical, social, psychological and economic surrou

HEADING   The Heading is the essence of a catalogue entry. It is the main 'access point for document. For a document, we decide first the heading under which the description ca

"He who has left the household life is a lodger beyond the earthly [secular] world , and his ways are cut off from those of other beings. The doctrine by which he lives enables

What questions should a health and safety professional ask when making decisions that have an ethical component?