Author: newswriters

Prof. Subhash Dhuliya The advent of the internet also marked the beginning of the unprecedented era of the ‘New Media’. This was a symbol of a paradigm shift from traditional media to the new brand of journalism and media. This incredible shift changed the dynamism of information and content consumption. It transformed the way information was shared. It enabled faster movement and easy accessibility of information, cutting across global borders. As technology progressed and people adapted to this progress at a fast pace, a significant transformation was witnessed in the nature and character of the New Media. The New Media…

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ANDREA PRAT The media is different from other industries. Besides providing consumers with services they value as individuals, like entertainment and information, it also supplies a public good that benefits us as a society. In a modern democracy, the media keeps a nation informed about its government. The media helps to inform our votes, providing information that leads us to elect (or not) our governing officials. This is a public good because its use among an entire citizenry benefits each member of that citizenryAt least since Thomas Jefferson, we understand that democracy requires a well-functioning media industry. Reporting keeps citizens…

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MODES OF DOCUMENTARIESWhat is a documentary? Webster’s dictionary defines documentary as “consisting of documents: written down.” Wikipedia defines a documentary as “a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspects of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record.”It also opens into the history of documentaries while referencing Bill Nichols‘classic text Introduction to Documentary, where he outlines the six modes of documentaries. While there’s a lot of variation within, these are the six main categories of the genre in which all documentary films can be cast. Nichols identifies six different documentary ‘modes’ in his schema:PoeticExpositoryObservationalParticipatoryReflexivePerformativeWhile Nichols’…

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नाज़िया नाज़ आज डाटा से महत्तवपूर्ण कुछ भी नहीं है इसके बावजूद हम अपने डाटा को जाने–अनजाने में सोशल प्लेटफार्म पर शेयर करने में बिल्कुल भी नहीं हिचकिचाते.फेसबुक पर हमें प्रत्येक मुद्दे पर पेज और ग्रुप देखने को मिलते हैं. बस एक ‘लाइक’ का बटन दबाते ही फेसबुक हमारे डाटा तक आसानी से पहुंच जाता है. और फिर इसका इस्तेमाल हमारी सोच को प्रभावित करने के लिए इस्तेमाल किया जाता है- हमें तमाम तरह के प्रोडक्ट्स बेचने से लेकर हमारे राजनीतिक रुझान तक को प्रभावित करने के लिए सोशल मीडिया ने आज हमारी जिन्दगी को काफी आसान बना दिया है । आज न…

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BROCHURE-MULTIMEDIA COURSE Newswriters.in is a journalism and media educational website launched by a group of media academicians and professionals in 2012 to create and provide content to media professionals, faculty members, and students with Indian perspectives. As is the demand of the new age, the website is now entering into the field of imparting training. Taking into consideration the transformation of the media landscape, new skills are required to become a media professional. The course is aimed at imparting skills in niche and emerging areas which are imperative for a New Age Media Professional. As mentioned in the syllabus, we…

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अभिषेक मेहरोत्राएडिटर (डिजिटल), बिजनेस वर्ल्ड (BW)ग्रुपपरिवर्तन जीवन का हिस्सा है. यदि परिवर्तन का पहिया न घूमें तो हम और आप एक ही जगह, एक ही ढंग से खड़े नज़र आएंगे. पत्रकारिता के मामले में भी यही है, आज यदि हम पीछे मुड़कर देखें तो पाएंगे कि पत्रकारिता कहाँ से चलकर कहाँ आ गई है. कुछ बदलाव या परिवर्तन सुकून देने वाले होते हैं. यानी जब हम उन्हें देखते हैं या उनके बारे में सुनते हैं, तो अच्छा लगता है. वहीं, कुछ ऐसे भी होते हैं, जो ताउम्र सालते रहते हैं. पत्रकारिता के लिए ये बदलाव खट्टे-मीठे रहे हैं. सीधे शब्दों…

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Marina AdamiFive AI experts weigh in: Francesco Marconi, Madhumita Murgia, Charlie Beckett and two startup founders discuss the impact of generative AI on the news industrySince OpenAI’s AI-powered chatbot ChatGPT was launched back in November, journalists have been discussing its potential impact on the news industry.How many journalists will be replaced by the rise of generative artificial intelligence? How fast will this process take place? Which journalists will be most vulnerable to this kind of disruption? And should we see ChatGPT as a challenge or as an opportunity to solve some of the problems the news industry faces?As all of…

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Nic NewmanLast year’s report contained some positive signs for the news industry, with higher consumption and rising trust amidst a second wave of Coronavirus lockdowns. Many traditional news brands seemed to benefit not just from greater attention, but also financially, with more people taking out online subscriptions and advertisers looking to associate themselves with reliable content.A year on and we find a slightly less optimistic picture. While a break-out group of primarily upmarket news publishers across the world report record digital subscription numbers and growing revenues, more broadly, we find that interest in news and overall news consumption has declined…

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