FUNCTIONS OF A PRESS IN A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY ARE : 1.Press should have a power of breaking any type of genuine news infront of public. 2. A press should have the power of helping public in giving their opinions for building up the government. 3. A press can perform it's actions without any type of interference. 4. A press should be independent and responsible. 5. A press awares people about their rights and responsibilities. 6. A press can also help in ivestigations for tracing out the criminal.