The following link is very helpful for all journalism students. it contains very informative stuff.There was a time when people’s principal source of information was the newspaper. However, in modern times the printing press has to compete with the rising float of radio, television and online media.
There are a great number of people who prefer the newspaper for context and analysis on news events to date. The commencement of newspapers goes as far back as renaissance Europe, when manuscripts of newsletters were privately distributed amongst merchants.
The first news patch appeared in Germany in the late 1400s that too in the form of a news pamphlet. The first English newspaper hit the stands in London in 1622.
Founded by Mohammad Ali Jinnah on October 26, 1941, Dawn was originally a weekly publication in New Delhi.
Watch the efforts put in the process of the printing press, how it circulates from a paper to people as a reliable source of information. — Video by Shameen Khan/Dawn.com