3-21Unit Objectives, Introduction, Meaning and Definition of Journalism,History of Journalism, Role of Journalism, Glossary of Terms usedin Journalism, Summary, Exercises and Questions, Further Reading
22-62Unit Objectives, Introduction, Definition of News, LeadsHeadlines, Types of News Writing, Newsroom structure and RoleJournalist, Trends in Modern Journalism, SummaryExercises and Questions, Further Reading2
1.0Unit Objectives1.1Introduction1.2Meaning and Definition of Journalism1.3History of Journalism1.4Role of Journalism1.5Glossary of Terms used in Journalism1.6Summary1.7Exercises and Questions1.8Further Reading
To understand the meaning of Journalism
To discuss the terms and definitions of Journalism
To study the role of Journalism
To trace the history of Journalism
Journalism as a craft, a profession and even as a trade or business is over twocenturies old. It was made possible by the coming together of a number of technologies as well as several social, political and economic developments. Themain technologies that facilitated the development of large-scale printing anddistribution of print material were the printing press.