News is information about events that has occurred or may occur in the future. It is communicated through many mediums, including word of mouth, printing, postal systems, broadcasting, and electronic communication. The news can also be reported through the testimony of witnesses and observers. It is often considered to be objective and impartial, although some people consider it biased.
A newspaper is a publication consisting of printed matter or written and illustrated articles that gives current information to its readers. It is usually published on a daily basis, although it can also be weekly or monthly. Newspapers can be found in print or online, and are used by both adults and children. They are a source of information on current affairs, and serve as a form of entertainment for the public.
A journalist is a person who reports the news to an audience in writing, usually for a newspaper or other media outlet. The duties of a journalist include researching, gathering facts, and writing news stories. They may also be responsible for editing and proofing. In addition, they can be involved in the distribution and sale of newspapers. Journalists have a responsibility to report accurate and unbiased news.
The Daily News is an American newspaper founded in 1919 and currently based in New York City. It was the first US daily newspaper published in tabloid format and reaches 2.4 million readers each day. The News has long been a major newspaper for the city, and is sometimes referred to as “the paper that runs New York.” Its editorial stance has varied from liberal to conservative, but it has generally leaned leftward since the 1970s.
In the 1930s the paper focused on lurid scandals such as the Teapot Dome Scandal and social intrigue, such as Wallis Simpson’s romance with Edward VIII, which led to his abdication. The paper also emphasized photography and was an early user of the Associated Press wirephoto service. It occupied the New York landmark News Building, designed by John Mead Howells and Raymond Hood, from 1929 to 1995.
Aspirants of UPSC CSE need to have a thorough understanding of current affairs and their impact on society. The best way to test your comprehension of the latest happenings is to take the daily current affair quiz. This quiz will help you identify what you have understood well and where you need to improve your knowledge.
This lesson was created by Fariya Farah, a junior at Amherst College and NewsHour Classroom’s intern, with editing by Luke Gerwe. To receive ready-to-go news lessons like this in your email inbox each morning, sign up here.