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Public Attitude towards E-Journalism and Print Media Extinct

Author(s):

Mrs. R. Saranya , ASSISTANT PROFESSOR,NIFT TEA COLLEGE OF KNITWEAR FASHION; Ms. Sharika Shree, NIFT TEA COLLEGE OF KNITWEAR FASHION

Keywords:

E-Journalism, Print Media

Abstract

E-journalism (Online news), social media and other online news sources are also known as the "New Media" have become an integral part of modern era. The main objectives of the study was to express the impact of E-journalism on Print media .Descriptive research method was implied with a sample of 400,news readers in Tiruppur. The study reveals that majority of respondents which includes 42% of young persons, prefer online to collect news and correct affairs. Print media has started losing many young readers.75% of respondents use online and other sources. Print media is costlier than online news. Most of the people prefer political news. User comment helps the people to connect with journalist. For people social media is a best platform to read news and voice their opinion. Twitter is the best social media. "NDTV" is the top most preferred E-Journalism app. In the point view of print media most of the people prefer "THE HINDU". E-journalism has a great impact on the society and it reduced the print media usage. People suggests, social media users to share a credible news, to reduce the cost of print media, to avoid a news on biasness for both online news and print media. In this running world, there is no time to spend more in reading news through traditional way. Many people no longer have regard for hard copies. Rather, they prefer going to the internet to read breaking news, watch movies and music, and engage in chatting, among others. Therefore this study concludes that E-journalism is better and cheaper than traditional media and that most people prefer it. There is more that one can do compared to traditional media where there are restrictions. The internet keeps on evolving time after time, new features or improvements are made from time to time to make the experience better.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV7I20138
Published in: Volume : 7, Issue : 2
Publication Date: 01/05/2019
Page(s): 110-114

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