News Media: Has it lost its meaning?

By Wikipedia’s definition, news media or news industry are forms of mass media that focus on delivering news to the general public or a targeted public. Oxford Dictionary defines news as Newly received or noteworthy information, especially about recent events. It’s important to know these definitions and see whether News Media as we know them today comply with the definition. If they do, it’s well and good, if not there is a serious problem. Growing up, I had only two ways to access news: the daily newspaper and DD news. Only DD…

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Our Story Shalom 

Chapter 1. The lust to write | Welcome to Shalom’s story

Writing is like a ‘lust,’ or like ‘scratching when you itch.’ Writing comes as a result of a very strong impulse, and when it does come, I, for one, must get it out. – C.S. Lewis Writing is difficult! Not for everyone, but for some of us, it is! Last Friday, I wrote my first post for Sowers titled Technology: Challenge to Bridle. To be honest, it took a LOT of effort to complete it. I write, but it generally lacks structure. (Ironically WordPress suggests the readability of this post…

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Technology-slave Technology 

Technology: The challenge to bridle.

Growing up as a millennial has been an interesting journey. Lot of things changed since the early 2000s, but one significant change is the way we interact with technology. It barely came to our notice how it evolved so rapidly and exponentially. In the past decade, we took huge strides in technology.  My first PC had 512 MB RAM. My current laptop has 4 GB; soon I look forward to upgrading to a new laptop with nearly 8 GB of it. From Nokia 2100 with barely 1 ½ inch of black…

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