Advantages of Reading News Papers
The Newspapers have their own importance, significance, and advantages. In modern times, newspapers are considered the giver of ideas and information, news, and views. Newspapers have many advantages. They bring to us news from all the corners of the world. Someone has rightly remarked that the modern world is a world of press and morning newspapers.
Newspapers, in the modern world, reflect public opinion.
Newspapers are the barometer of public opinion. They contain a good and great deal of useful information. The public remains in touch with the leading ideas and information in the country as well as of the world. Through newspapers, every news, national as well as international, is known. Social, political, economic, scientific, literary, and religious events are reported by the newspapers.
They help in creating among the readers the spirit of goodwill and mutual understanding for other nations of the world. Newspapers are good means of publicity and propaganda. In the advertisement columns, one can know about many things like vacancies, government jobs, etc. Thus by reading newspapers one can know many things.
Advantages and Disadvantages
Some newspapers are in the habit of giving news on murders, sex, crime, scandals, divorces, abduction, and other like aspects. This type of news can have a little bad effect upon the readers. But as compared with the merits of newspapers these disadvantages are far less than the advantages.
But nowadays every newspaper preaches a special ideology, while the real aim of a newspaper should be to give natural, impartial, and true news, some of the newspapers are indulging in propagating their own ideological propaganda. The propaganda harms the real purpose of a newspaper.
Standard newspapers play a great role in mobilizing public opinion on various national issues. These newspapers also help in educating public opinion on various grave subjects of national importance. They make us realize our duties and make us aware of our responsibilities. They give their own honest, just and right opinion on various great problems of the country. Thus they lead the masses on the right path.
From the education point of view, they have a great value. Newspapers can publish the latest reports regarding the researches made, discoveries done and inventions made in the various fields. The ideas and thoughts of world-renowned thinkers, writers, poets, scientists, reformers, philosophers, and politicians are known to us through newspapers. Thus newspapers are the important limbs of modern society. The mirror the right sentiments. Now, newspapers have really great advantages in this world of propagation and publicity.