Today, in this ultra modern world, the role of media and particularly of print media has been augmenting day by day. It has been serving as a vigilant watchdog of India.
Print Media has created awareness among the people regarding their rights and duties. Print Media has created awareness among the people regarding their rights and duties. Print Media has been nicknamed as ‘News Monger’ or the fourth Estate.
We can update ourselves just by going through the morning news paper, getting each and every kind of news form every nook and corner of the world. It is due to the effect of the Print media that people associated with robberies, thefts, murder, rapes, drugs and alcoholism are working in an apprehension of being caught and recognized. They are now constantly under fear of being caught by the law enforcing agencies. Through this medium we get news about things happening around us-good as well as bad.
Even people involved in wrong or unethical business know the power and potential of Print Media and probably this is the only reason that they are conducting their unethical business in a suppressed manner. It is the only ray of hope through which ‘India’ can see a better tomorrow.
There has a worldwide growth of the print media even after the emergency of the electronic media. There has been an increase in the circulation of newspapers around the world even after the emergence of electronic media and the internet. The newspaper does play a very important role in the working of any democracy.
Our Constitution too great us the Right to Freedom of Expression which is manifested, in free press in our country. In a democracy, newspapers are the best way of educating people politically and socially. They play a decisive role not only in updating the public but also in formulating a well-balanced public opining. The public reads about the current event, interprets them and learns to intelligently participate in the political, social and economic affairs of the...