[Hints: introduction, its history, kinds of newspaper, importance, merits and demerits, conclusion]
The word ‘news’ is formed with initial letter of the following words, namely north, east, west and south. The proper which contains all kinds of news is called newspaper. Venice in Europe was the first place to bring out newspaper. During the reign of the Mughal period, a kind of manuscript was use in our country. In this sub-continent, the ‘bengla gezette’ published in 1780 as the first newspaper. In Bangladesh ‘samacher darpans’ was the first newspaper. There are various kinds of newspaper. These are dailies, weeklies, bi-weeklies monthlies etc. newspaper plays on an important role in the present time. We get all kinds of news by reading this. It has educative values also. Newspaper is very essential and beneficial to us. But when it published incorrect news then it does some harm for us. Newspaper brings the world nearer to us day by day. It is the mirror of the present world. So we should read newspaper.
The word ‘NEWS’ is formed with the initial latters 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 gazatee ‘ published in 1744 was the first printed newspaper. The first Bengali newspaper was, ‘the samachar darpan’ published by the missionaries of sreerampore. 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 of almost everything happening around us, had there been on 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 many say that it is the store house of knowledge. It brings the world at 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 the political leaders. Newspapers are like mirrors. So, modern life is impossible without it. It gives knowledge and educates us. It is the most effective link among the press, people, and the government.