Multimedia Journalism: Problems & Prospects

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News is the abbreviation of the four directions-North, East, West and South, meaning that it covers all the events happening around us. News provides information which enhances knowledge. It is the right of a human being to know what is happening around him/her. Throughout time, the journalism industry has gone through several changes. At the beginning, there were only weekly magazines providing readers with information and knowledge about the society, and then came the daily newspapers which provide all the happenings in our country and abroad. After that came the TV which provided audiences to view as well as listen the news and then came the internet which gave birth to online news allowing people to get news over the
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They were given three options- yes, no and don’t know. It was found that 85% of the respondents said that they have access while the rest 15% said that they do not have access to internet. None of the respondents opted “don’t know” option. The question is important because multimedia news is provided on internet and if people do not have access to internet then there is no use of providing news on internet.

Question # 9.What type of news do you watch? When this question was asked to the respondents the response that was received is given below.
Statistics type of news you watch type of news you watch N Valid Missing Mean Median Mode Std. Deviation Variance Minimum Maximum 120 0 6.8500 8.0000 8.00 2.12488 4.515 1.00 9.00 Frequency 5 6 3 5 4 8 8 77 4 120 Percent 4.2 5.0 2.5 4.2 3.3 6.7 6.7 64.2 3.3 100.0 Valid Percent 4.2 5.0 2.5 4.2 3.3 6.7 6.7 64.2 3.3 100.0 Cumulative Percent 4.2 9.2 11.7 15.8 19.2 25.8 32.5 96.7 100.0


national sports international crime politics business/econo mics lifestyle/fashion/ entertainment all of the above none of the above Total

type of news you watch

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For this question, the options given were national, sports, international, crime, politics, business/economics, lifestyle/entertainment, all of the above and none of the above. The purpose of