News Media

earns-general-motorsThe news media or news industries are those elements of the mass media that focus on delivering news to the common public or a target public. These include print (newspapers, newsmagazines), broadcast news (radio and television), and more nearly the Internet (online newspapers, news blogs, etc.).

  • Etymology

www.usnews.comA medium (plural media) is a carrier of impressive. General things carried by media include information, art, or physical objects. A medium can provide transmission or storage space of information or both. The industries which produce news and entertainment content for the mass medium are frequently called the media (in much the same way the newspaper industry is called the press). In the late 20th century it became ordinary place for this usage to be construed as singular rather than as the traditional plural.

  • Broadcasting

ttttBroadcasting is the sharing of audio and video signals (programs) to a number of recipients (listeners or viewers) that belong to a big group. This group may be the public in general, or a relatively large audience within the community. Thus, an Internet channel can distribute text or music worldwide, while a public address system in a workplace can broadcast very limited ad hoc sound bites to a little population within its range.


In a broadcast system (television), the media or reporters are also involved with editing the video material that has been shot alongside their study, and in working on the visual description of the story. Broadcast journalists often make a look in the news story at the beginning or end of the video clip.

  • Newspapers

b083fe955fd8187e800937A newspaper is a lightweight and disposable publication generally printed on low-cost article called newsprint. It might be general or special interest, and might be published daily, weekly, biweekly, monthly, bimonthly, or periodical.

General-interest newspapers are usually journals of recent news on a variety of topics. Those may include political events, crime, business, sports, and opinions.

  • Online journalism

Online journalism is coverage and other journalism produced or distributed via the Internet. The Internet has permitted the formal and informal newspaper of news stories through mainstream media outlets as well as blogs and other self-published reports stories. Fotolia_57083886_LJournalists working on the Internet have been referred to as J-Bloggers, a word coined by Australian Media Academic Dr Nicola Goc to illustrate journalists who blog and bloggers who produce journalism. J-Bloggers: Internet bloggers performing in the role of journalists disseminating newsworthy information, who subscribe to the journalistic principles of an obligation to the truth and the public’s right to know.

An early leader was The News & Viewer in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

Many news organizations based in other media also distribute news online. How much they take benefit of the medium varies. Some news organizations, such as the Gongwer News Service, use the web only or primarily.

Online journalism too leads to the spread of independent online media such as open Democracy and the UK, Wiki news as well as allowing smaller news associations to publish to a broad audience, such as media strike.