Introduction: Reading newspaper as a habit is one of the best habits. By reading newspaper, we know about the contemporary affairs of the world. As we all know f that we are living in the era of globalization, we need to know about the natio11s of the world. Newspaper brings the w0rld closer by letting us know about people, countries and conditions of the world. Newspaper is the current knowledge of the world. A newspaper caters-to t the need of the varied sections of the society. There is current news, political news, literary columns and so on. Newspaper also constructs opinion of the people. In short, newspaper is the conscience of the nation.
Who read the newspapers: A student can gather his subject-based knowledge for his academic pursuit. Whereas, a politician can know about the latest development of politics and state. On the other hand, a businessman can learn about the position of his business from the reading of newspaper. A housewife can read serial novels published in the newspaper. A service holder will also want to read the newspaper to know the condition of his service. Newspaper reading is him inseparable part of our life.
Benefits of reading newspaper: By reading newspaper we enrich ourselves. We know so many things form a newspaper which we cannot know from the books so easily. If a newspaper criticizes wrong govt policies and action it brings to the light the injustices, the heinous comes of the villainous characters. In fact, newspaper is the guideline of the government and the people.
Demerits of reading newspaper: The people who read newspaper daily cannot help reading it. Reading newspaper becomes an addiction for the regular readers of a newspaper. Getting up early in the morning, one cannot sip a cup of tea without reading newspaper. But we should also belive what, newspaper writes is not absolute. A newspaper can sometimes instigate people towards something destructive. A newspaper can also be used propaganda for any vested quarter. Newspaper readers should not be emotional. They should try to look into the truth. Many newspapers ·publish controversial knows. Newspaper reading is very good but not blindly. The readers should weigh the truth in newspaper. A newspaper can create a sensation by publishing motivate or false news. A newspaper should consider a lot before putting the item into news.
Conclusion: Newspaper reading should be practised by all educated people. Despite all the obstacles, we all moved ahead by enriching ourselves with the help of newspapers. Though there are electronic media like interset, computer etc, the readers of newspaper have not reduced. With the help of the computer, newspaper is gaining momentum. We all should from the habit newspaper.