Newspapers carry information for everyone—businessmen, politicians, unemployed people, sportspersons and children. It widens knowledge, keeps one abreast of all advances made in the fields of science, education, sports, medicine and technology.
Newspapers are important pillars of a democracy. A free press not only makes people aware of the views and policies of the government, but also of their rights. It keeps the government informed of people’s wishes, desires and aspirations. It is a direct channel through which public opinion can be expressed.