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History of Print Media

Department of Journalism and Mass Communication- History of Print Media
WHAT IS NEWS
ELEMENTS OF NEWS
Timeliness
Proximity
Prominence
Consequence
Human Interest
Conflict
Other Forms of Print Media

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History of Print Media

  1. 1. TRINITY INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Sector – 9, Dwarka Institutional Area, New Delhi-75 Affiliated Institution of G.G.S.IP.U, Delhi BJMC Print Journalism II- 24203 PRINT JOURNALISM II By: Ayushi Sachdeva Assistant Professor
  2. 2. TRINITY INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Sector – 9, Dwarka Institutional Area, New Delhi-75 History of Print Media  The history of Print Media in India began in 1780, with the publication of Bengal Gazette from Calcutta.  The first Indian newspaper was started by James Augustus, considered as the ‘Father of Indian Press’.  ‘Samachar Darpan’ was the first Newspaper published in an Indian language in Bengali in 1818.
  3. 3. TRINITY INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Sector – 9, Dwarka Institutional Area, New Delhi-75 WHAT IS NEWS ?  News is the information from all four directions i.e. North, East, West, South.  News is what makes us known of the unknown facts.  News can be something unusual.  News is something which is new.  News is what makes us aware of the surroundings.  News is the report of current events, happenings, accidents, politics, sports, human interest etc.
  4. 4. TRINITY INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Sector – 9, Dwarka Institutional Area, New Delhi-75 Contd.. "When a dog bites a man, that is not news, because it happens so often. But if a man bites a dog, that is news" [John B. Bogart]
  5. 5. TRINITY INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Sector – 9, Dwarka Institutional Area, New Delhi-75 ELEMENTS OF NEWS  Timeliness  Proximity  Prominence  Consequence  Human Interest  Conflict
  6. 6. TRINITY INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Sector – 9, Dwarka Institutional Area, New Delhi-75 ELEMENTS EXPLAINED.. Timeliness: A news is worth if it is timely. News later two three days is of no importance as it would have been on the first day. Proximity: It means near and dear ones. In other words, it means the news from the neighboring countries, and local. Prominence: Prominence means importance. News should constitute all the facts which are of great importance and needs public attention.
  7. 7. TRINITY INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Sector – 9, Dwarka Institutional Area, New Delhi-75 CONTD… Consequence: It constitutes of the reports, results and effects of events or something which is unpleasant Human Interest: This means that news should be on the topic that interest people, majorly a soft news that concerns people. Conflict: News also constitute a report on a serious disagreement or argument on certain issues or situations.
  8. 8. TRINITY INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Sector – 9, Dwarka Institutional Area, New Delhi-75 Other Forms of Print Media Like newspapers; magazines, weeklies and journals are also the other form of Print media. They are published at regular intervals, some are weekly, fortnightly, bi-weekly and tri-monthly. They also constitute of information which aware, inform and educate. A weekly is published once a week and a monthly once a month. A fortnightly is published once in two weeks. A bi-weekly is published twice every week. A tri-monthly is one which is published every three months. These are also known as quarterlies. Then there are certain publications that come out only once a year which are called annuals
  9. 9. TRINITY INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Sector – 9, Dwarka Institutional Area, New Delhi-75
  10. 10. TRINITY INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Sector – 9, Dwarka Institutional Area, New Delhi-75 SUGGESTED READINGS  A. Saxena Fundamentals of Reporting & Editing  M V Kamath Modern Journalism  M L Stein and Susan F. Peterno The News Writers’ Handbook  George A Hough News Writing  Jan R. Hakemulder, Ray Ac de Jonge, News Reporting and Editing P.P. Singh  M K Joseph Basic Source Material for News Writing  Wainwright David Journalism made Simple,  Hohnberg John The Professional Journalist
  11. 11. TRINITY INSTITUTE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES Sector – 9, Dwarka Institutional Area, New Delhi-75 THANKYOU

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