The newspaper is a very important thing these days. The word ‘NEWS’ is formed with the initial letters of the following words – North, east, west, and south. It is a first and foremost thing for everyone to start the day. It contains all the news and views of the world. It is better to start our day by filling our minds with fresh news and information. It brings the world to our drawing-room. It makes us confident and helps in improving our personality. As a citizen of the country, we are fully responsible to know all the pros and cons of going in the country or other countries. In a democracy, the press is a link between the government and the people. By giving correct news, it can do a lot of good. But they can also do much harm by giving false news. They can also be used for baseless propaganda by political leaders. It informs us about the current affairs of politics, sports, business, industries, etc.
It may be general or special interest, most often published daily or weekly. 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 Serampore.
Newspaper let us know about cultures, traditions, arts, classical dance, etc. It can offer extra knowledge about the world people and their customs and cultures. In such a modern time when everyone does not have time to know about things other than their job, it let us know about days and dates of the fairs, festival, occasions, cultural events, etc. A newspaper sharpens our intellect and makes us curious to know about the world. It is a collection of news as well as interesting things about society, education, future, motivational messages, and topics, etc so, it never bore us. If a student reads newspapers regularly, he can enrich his/her knowledge and improve his/her quality. It always stimulates and excites us about everything in the world through its interesting topics. The newspapers also express their opinion about the social and political problems through their editorials.
In today’s world newspaper is as important as food and drink. It gives us vast knowledge in just 15 mins or half an hour. Newspapers are like mirrors. It not only reflects what is happening but also tells us why it is happening. So, modern life is impossible without it. It is beneficial for persons of all fields as it contains knowledge for everyone like students, businessmen, politicians, sportsperson, teachers, industrialists, etc. It gives knowledge and educates us. It teaches citizens their rights and responsibilities. It is the most effective link among the press, people, and the government.