The word ‘NEWS’ is formed with the initial letters of the following words. North, east, west, and south. The paper on which news is published or printed is called a newspaper. Venice in Europe brought out the first newspaper. During the Mughal rule, a kind of manuscript newspaper was in use in the sub-continent. ‘the Indian Gazette ‘ published in 1744 was the first printed newspaper. The first Bengali newspaper was, ‘the Samachar Darpan’ published by the missionaries of Serampore. Newspapers are of various kinds-daily, weekly, bi-weekly, fortnightly, monthly, yearly, etc. to a civilized nation, a newspaper is an essential thing. In today’s world newspaper is as important as food and drink. We need morning news as we need breakfast. A newspaper contains all the news and views of the world. It is a source of information on almost everything happening around us, had there been newspapers; we would have been left completely in the dark. In a newspaper, we find market news. Political news, sports news, etc. in short we may say that it is the storehouse of knowledge. It brings the world to our drawing room. By giving correct news, it can do a lot of good. But they can also do much harm by giving false news and baseless information. They can also be used for baseless propaganda by political leaders. Newspapers are like mirrors. So, modern life is impossible without it. It gives us knowledge and educates us. It is the most effective link between the press, people, and the government.
Paragraph on Newspaper
A paper that carries news is called a newspaper. It is indispensable in our modern life. It is a mirror of the world. It is like a storehouse of knowledge. The first newspaper was published in China. In the Indian sub-continent, ‘The Indian Gazette’ was the first newspaper. The newspaper reflects the whole world. We get all types of news and views on it. The sport-loving people get the news of sports in the newspaper. The news of political and economic conditions is available in it. We also get the news of jobs and marriages from the newspaper. The newspaper publishes poems, prose, novels, stories, etc. A newspaper is a great source of entertainment. It flashes news on new musical albums, films, TV dramas, etc. We get articles from intellectuals, philosophers, politicians, and free-thinkers. Thus it is a great treasure for us. A newspaper is very useful for a student. It helps to widen his horizon of knowledge. It also contains answers to various questions. It publishes supplements on the occasions of national and international issues. Thus it is a helpful source for us. So, everyone should form the habit of reading the newspaper.