In spite that Internet is accessible nowadays by everyone; printed newspaper is still on demand. There are still million of people from around the world read the newspapers every day. It is because they believe that what they read is from reliable sources written by newspaper journalists under the management of editors. Newspaper journalists are the news gatherers. They master the skills of interviewing. They know who to see and where to go to obtain specific information. A newspaper is a printed publication which is published and sold at regular intervals. Its main purpose is to provide news for its readers, entertain, teaches with photographs, cartoon and other interesting features.
If you read a newspaper, what particular section that interests you the most? It is not surprising that readers have different interests. There are readers who immediately attracted to read the headlines of the newspapers. Others ignore them instead they scanned the pages to look for news features. Still others go to the next page or center page to look for advertisements and news-maker personalities. Others go directly to the editorial proper and letter to editor page.
Before the development of the newspaper - there were two major kinds of news publication existed simultaneously - the handwritten news sheet and the single item news publications. The early publication of the newspaper came about in 1601. England and France have worked together and published the first long news accounts called "relations". Source: Wikipedia Encyclopedia.
The publication of newspapers have become a lucrative business for those who can afford to put up a publishing house and who can afford to hire newspaper journalists to work as newspaper editors, photographers and newspaper reporters.
Most newspaper editors agree on a set of standards against which all events can be measured to determine their newsworthiness. They believe that what is interesting to one is not always interesting to another. News is simply defined as an oral or written report of an event that happened, is happening, will happen in the East, West, North and South that is of interest to the reader and which should be reported.
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