Various Sources of News Today
It is a fact that in the past years, we relied mainly on newspapers, television and neighbourhood gossips to know about what is trending now in the news both domestic and international. But since the coming in of the internet, these past sources are slowly fading in trend and are no longer the primary sources of news and other information. Many people of today are now turning into the internet of a regular basis to check out the news and be informed, and practically going to different sites to get information and update themselves. Answering to the new trend, multitude of platforms also emerged that offer in different formats the trending news of today.
Most of these new sites provide reports in a non-conventional way which was once very objective and straight to the point. These sites nowadays are more opinion-related in the way they offer their articles and news. More often, these new sites are presenting information in an entertaining and informative ways. The way we read news are slowly being changed by some famous websites for they have ways in making it easy for us to integrate our daily lives with the daily information.
It is now a practice for the many of us to check the news while surfing social media, and we have learned to accept news coming from our friends’ profiles and stats. In the past, we had a very high regards as to the accuracy of the source of the news, but today we accept the less reputable sources as trending news.
When we read in the newspapers before, finding something that we do not agree about would mean filing a complaint and hoping it will be published or read. Today, if we have a complaint or a disagreement of something in the news, we just click a button of our computer and create a viral statement. The emergence of several social media platforms have allowed us to know easily the opinions of other people and can provide us with several viewpoints. Our communications are becoming more streamlines because of these various social networking sites.
In the past decades, trending news were provided to the public by some national newspapers, and then through cable news powerhouses, but then today, it is undeniable that the internet has taken over as a more powerful medium than these past sources.
It is a fact that the internet has many advantages, from being instantaneous to its unlimited number of citizen reporters, and it is becoming universally accepted in all cultures.
News dissemination today is also done through texting and social networks, and this cannot be denied that the news cycle has become more accelerated. Bloggers are coming out today who are breaking top news that make them direct competition of the traditional media sources.