The role of the newspaper in spreading information

A Chinese newspaper stand sells hundreds of copies daily.

A Chinese newspaper stand sells hundreds of copies daily.

Media augments us with the knowledge and vital information we need. It helps us run through and connects us with the society and the world. It plays different roles when it comes to collaborating, whether at a one-on-one scale or at an audience at large. In terms of the structure of the government, media plays a huge role in connecting them with the public. There are different types of media that can help the government connect with the people. But the print medium has been the first and most reliant media out there.

The newspaper varies according to the targeted market. It would often have sections depending on what the reader is looking for: business, local, international, sports, entertainment, fashion, classifieds, etc. In the United States, it has provided over 113 million citizens around the country. In 2006, China was the largest market for daily newspapers, with 96.6m copies sold daily. It is known to be their primary source of information and news every single day.

Each newspaper comprises of a wide range of topics that rely up-to-date info

Each newspaper comprises of a wide range of topics that rely up-to-date info

These are more different with other print media, such as magazines, tabloids and newsletters. In 2004, over 400 kinds of daily newspapers were published in China. They are more of current events and facts that happen on a regular basis. It is used all over the world, even back to the time of Caesar, in the form of government bulletins. Even back in the industrial revolution, newspapers were created as a means of communicating. This is where journalism started. It relays the newest information to the public regarding political, economical, business, social, sports and other happenings in the country, and even the world. It is one of the most reliant types of media as it reaches in all areas of the country, even in both urban and rural areas. It also provides different perspectives and sides of every story, to give readers the full-blown story.

 

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