Definition of News
News is a report of any current event, idea or problem which interest large number of people BUT it acquires different meanings and concepts in different political, economic and socio-cultural environment.
What makes news?
- New information
- New perspective and Role of News Media
- How things work, How things are supposed to work; and How things normally workNewsworthiness
How to decide newsworthiness of an event, idea or problem
(Evaluating information or any other information package)AudienceImpactConsequencesProximity
Specific Informational Value