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News beats journalism ppt final


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News beats journalism ppt final

  1. 1. Group 5 - TY.BBA
  2. 2. Introduction News should be to inform, educate and entertain the people. Teach India and JaagoGrahakJaago helps in spreading awareness about human rights and duties.
  3. 3. Functions of News • Information and Interpretation: The News provides information to people about various events, issues and occurrences the world-wide. • Opinion Building: Readers to build opinion about various national and international issues, events and policies • Education: Topic ranging from news to literature, supplies the readers up-to- date information about science about science and technology and also promotes civilization in the society.
  4. 4. • Entertainment: Features, stories of human interest and cartoons • Advertising: Sale of various goods and services through its advertisement
  5. 5. What is a Beat? “Usual road or path taken by a person on a regular basis.”
  6. 6. • Beat Reporting: – Specialized reporting, is a genre of journalism that can be described as the craft of in-depth reporting on a particular issue, sector, organization or institution over time. – Beat reporters will also build up a rapport with sources that they visit again and again, allowing for trust to build between the journalist and his/her source of information. • A Beat in the Newspaper Parlance: – Expected to develop sources, i.e. people who have information about their subject matter, so they can better gather news and find scoops. – Beats include the cops, courts and city council. More specialized beats can include areas like science and technology, sports or business
  7. 7. • How the Beat Reporting Developed : – Reporters have the opportunity to concentrate on particular areas of the news. – Each of these areas is called a round because journalists used to go round to all of their contacts in their specialist area on a regular basis, known as “doing the rounds”.
  8. 8. Popular News Beats: • Agriculture • Arts and entertainment • Business • Census 2000 • City and suburb • Computers • Food • Guns • Health • History • Housing • International • Military • Politics and policy • Race • Religion • Science • Sports • Terrorism • Transportation
  9. 9. “Because of the power of media is so extensive and huge, it can be used to educate people with very little cost” Next  News to Educate
  10. 10. 1. Current Events Study and its analysis: 2. Vocational Knowledge: Newspapers bring out information about the job opportunity, discussion about production and consumption of wealth notices
  11. 11. • Development of Socio-Political Consciousness – The educative role of newspaper is to bring about proper knowledge and the socio- political awareness among the people. – Ensure better understanding of people about their rights and duties as citizens and act as the public platform to express views even against the Government.
  12. 12. How does the News affect Students?  Facts about current affairs .  Students learn new or unfamiliar words, expressions .  May use in their conversations with their friends.  Youth are educated on social, political and economic issues .  The News educates both the youth and adults on the opinions .  Educates people about new inventions, discoveries and developments in Science, Technology, Health and Diseases.  When students read newspapers, they learn about different .
  13. 13. News to Provide Information The News also serves as a means to provide Information to the Public. It may consist of News and Stories on, Local, National as well as Foreign levels. Next 
  14. 14. • Newspapers give information on current and existing laws, rules, regulations and bye-laws. • Easily obtain information on the problems facing their country and other countries e.g. food shortage. • Advertisements, information can be obtained from newspapers on types of goods one wants to buy and in which shops they can be located.
  15. 15. • Current Affairs: Major duties of news today is to inform the people about the latest happening around them and the world.
  16. 16. Newspapers in Entertainment Entertainment is an activity designed to give pleasure, enjoyment, diversion, amusement or relaxation to an audience. Next 
  17. 17. • Newspapers provide advertisement on entertainment, that is, various forms, venue, date and time. • Some students read newspapers during their free time as a form of entertainment. • Challenging and entertaining. • Get a lot of fun from reading jokes, poems, comics and cartoons in newspapers.
  18. 18. News to Create Awareness News serves a major means of creating awareness amongst people. This awareness may be in different areas, may be on crime, laws, rules and regulations, natural disasters, wars, the Stock Exchange, etc. Next 
  19. 19. Political Awareness: News is the overseer of the political system. If it plays its role honestly, it will be a great force in building the nation.
  20. 20. Public Announcements: Warning against a storm or epidemic, delay in arrival or departure of flights and trains, etc.
  21. 21. Advertisement: They advertise in media for the enhancement of business purposes.
  22. 22. THANK YOU 