News is the communication of information on current events which is presented by print, broadcast, Internet or word of mouth to a third party or mass audience. Newsworthiness is defined as a subject having sufficient relevance to the public or a special audience to warrant press attention or coverage.
The news plays a vital role in human affairs. The importance of news has been increased greatly by the spread of education. Education sharpens one’s curiosity about events in distant lands.
There are several types of news available for several professionals. For example people who are involved themselves in tech products; they always look for Tech product News and New Technology Products News.
The news should, however, be lived with caution, for its capacity to do harm is great. Most people believe everything that is reported by the news agencies. As a result, the news exerts a profound influence on the audience. Therefore, when some news is reported wrongly either by mistake or design, it may cause a lot of harm. On the other hand, if the policy of the news agency is to promote the welfare of the people, it could do a lot of good. For example, it could exercise its influence to persuade the government of a country to do many things for the benefit of the people. In a country like Malaysia, where there are many races of people, the newspaper could also use its influence to promote good-will and harmony among the people.
Advances in web technologies and their growing usage have made the production, distribution, and sharing of information so much easier than what it was only a decade ago. These days Internet has become the most popular way to access news. Busy executives, decision makers and other people taking advantage of computing in work and they find Internet as the best source to gain latest news.