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What makes news?

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?

  1. New information
  2. New perspective and Role of News Media
  3. 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


    Prominence (Size)


    Policy Parameters

    Specific Informational Value



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