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Journalism or reporting is an academic study concerned with the collection and editing of news or the management of a news medium. The career life of a journalist or a reporter is very exciting. A reporter is a person who collects the information regarding the happening of certain events and reports it to the public. He/ she have the responsibility to deliver correct and timely news to the public.
The news should be free from any bias and should not hinder the personal interests of a community or individual in any way. Journalism, being one of the prime career choices among students entrusts lot many opportunity doors to be opened if studied from this city’s top institutions. It is a tool that narrows the gap between what is happening around the world and the people who want to know about it. Incorrect or incomplete information can be a cause of unrest in the society. Gil Thelen, thus, calls a Journalist as ‘A Committed Observer’. He says that the journalist needs to see the world from a different perspective. He needs to know what is important and what is not and report accordingly. He should be vigilant enough to observe things which are important and require attention.
Reporting is critical to the media industry and also to a high functioning and aggressive democracy like India. A journalist needs to have many skills like reading and writing skills, listening and observing skills, etc. Some tips to become a successful reporter are as follows:
Therefore, reporting of events is not an easy task. A lot of responsibility is entrusted on the journalists as they have to deliver the news in a timely and appropriate manner to the public at large.
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