do you prefer to watch news or you read news paper

news -  i love to read newspaper
India
July 2, 2008 4:08am CST
most of the i love to read newspaper than watching news on tv. it is oldest way of getting aware of the happenings in the world. i find it interesting also as it is giving the complete details of the incidents. and the best thing about newspaper is that you can skip whatever you want. you can directly jump over to your interest. friends how do you keep yourself updated. by radio, internet, newspaper, news channels . what is/are your preference
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42 responses
@RastamanG (385)
3 Jul 08
Thats a tough one, but i guess id have to chose the news on TV, there are alot of stories you can read in the paper, but the news on TV keeps you more upto date and gives more information then the paper. Plus its alot easier to see and hear the news then it is to read it out of the newspaper
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• India
6 Jul 08
sure thats the easy of getting news , because watching news on tv saves you from work, but the information on news are given with the full details and if you want to skip reading any part you can do it happily but in tv you cant skip anything , only way to do it change channels or switch off
7 Jul 08
True true its just the having to read all the way through to find what you want from the newspaper though.
@hellcowboy (7383)
• United States
2 Jul 08
I prefer to watch news on television because it is easier and requires a lot less effort then reading a newspaper,that and I do not like reading a lot,because I get distracted easily,and tend to forger whatever I have read.
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• India
2 Jul 08
watching news on television is so much popular because of its simplicity. it doesn't require any effort and easier also. but reading newspaper is time consuming but it is good also
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• India
2 Jul 08
watching news on tv channels is so much popular because of its simplicity and is easy to get but newspaper is always remain prime media for news . yes it is time consuming but i feel newspaper reading will always be there.
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@zeroflashx2 (2491)
• Philippines
2 Jul 08
I usually want to watch news on TV. Although it's a bit late compared to other media such as the internet (more updated than newspapers most of the time though). Anyway, I kinda preferred TV since most of the time, it's the way they present the news that make me watch them. But if I want news on demand, my preference would be the internet. Most really offer real-time accounts of events as they happen.
• India
2 Jul 08
news  - news on tv
internet is a good option for news and its get updated all the time. also you can search in internet whatever you want to know. i feel internet has the capability of becoming the prime media for the news reading. also in internet you can watch videos.
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• Philippines
2 Jul 08
Yes. It could well possibly be the top news source due to its nature compared to other media. And it can be presented in lots of ways. Video, streaming, live feed, even blogs.
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@msedge (4012)
• United States
3 Jul 08
We subscribe Wall Street Journal newspaper so everyday someone deliver it for us but to be honest i am lazy reading it.My husband who used to read often seldom also read it now.Mostly i just watch news but sometimes i hate watching the same thing everyday like kidnap, murder, etc, etc.
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• India
6 Jul 08
reading can be fun also , well it depends on choices and you can enjoy whatever way you like. these days the news have become so much boring. everyday same thing coming again and again, i don't know what have happened to these guys these days
@academic2 (7009)
• Uganda
3 Jul 08
I think wtching news around the world on CNN makes a lot of sense, in most cases, these are usually breaking news which gets to te screens almost immediately, written news on papers take a little loger to reach people, thanks alot for this post!
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• India
6 Jul 08
you can say that, both of them have their benefits and uses , watching news on tv is easier where in addition to news , videos are shown and people can have better understanding of the subject
• China
3 Jul 08
i like read news online. and also like watch news on tv. actually i'd like read newspaper. it feels great.
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• India
6 Jul 08
thats great and you are pretty clear about what you do . thats really nice i think you are more focussed and organized in your life thats really nice. have fun and all the best . keep mylotting
3 Jul 08
I like to read news than watch..only because u have limited amount of words to read which fulfills ur needs and do not waste much time..
• India
6 Jul 08
thats right my dear friend here you can skip things at your will which is not in the case of tv, you have to go through all the stuff.all the best and enjoy mylotting. take care
@Alanlu (12)
• China
3 Jul 08
I prefer read newspaper.I always read newspaper,while enjoy a cup of coffee or tea,you konw, it's so easy~ Watching news on tv,I think,it's like a robot. @_@
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• India
6 Jul 08
ha ha ha this is really funny, i mean watching news on tv is like robot, well to some extent you are right , doing nothing and keep staring at the tv. reading newspaper is exciting too.and i am not a robot because i like to read newspaper and even i like to read novels.
@sedel1027 (17854)
• United States
3 Jul 08
I prefer to read the paper, but only get the paper once a week. What I get annoyed with is that I will read an article online on Thursday and then it will be in Sundays paper....
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• India
6 Jul 08
this is really wanted thing, i understand how much you feel after reading the same news on the newspaper . this in fact creates a bad taste for the newspaper . sometimes i have also found myself in such situations. but this things happens most of the times with local newspaper
@aimsmith (30)
• United States
3 Jul 08
I personally prefer looking at or reading the news on the internet. You can view whatever news you want. You can find everything from ancient news to present. In today's world, doing things on the internet is becoming more and more convenient.
• India
6 Jul 08
this is one of the best way of reading news , because they provide news both for reading as well as watching. also in internet you can search whatever you want no matter how old the news is. surely internet is one of the strongest medium for news.
@Cocoa33 (921)
• United States
3 Jul 08
i prefer to watch the news. i get to hear about the international news. i get to see if there are items in the stores are being recalled. i cant do that by reading the paper.
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• India
3 Jul 08
You are right ,it is our necessity that decides which service is best for us. So you have point here. Good luck ,all the best.
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@twallace (2675)
• United States
2 Jul 08
I did read the paper but now I watch the news more than the paper. With all the news channels that are on satellite you can't miss anything and they keep you up dated to the minute on any changes that take place. They get fresh news even before the paper does. So I would have to say the tv for the news i perfer.
• India
3 Jul 08
Reading newspaper is more like a hobby. The technology has made tv news readily available around the clock. And no doubt in coming days it will grow more. Have a nice day.
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• United States
2 Jul 08
i like watching the news because it give you more prospectives on certain things going on in the world.
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• India
2 Jul 08
very true because in tv news you can see the live videos and draw the conclusion yourself. they are simple and easier also because you don't have to read the news as someone else is doing it for you
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• United States
2 Jul 08
I prefer reading the news online, that way I can skip the boring stuff that i don't want to hear about. There is a couple advantages of reading it online or watching it on tv. One advantage is, you get to hear about breaking news on the TV or online, because it is updated as the day goes on. The newspaper is published daily or weekly, so rather than getting today's news in a newspaper, you're really getting yesterdays news. Another advantage of reading it online vs. reading it in the paper is that in the paper you have limited space, so not all the stories come out in the paper. Rather, online you get as much space as your servers can handle (which is terabytes and terabytes of space).
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• India
2 Jul 08
i can see what you are trying to say, it is the nice comparison between newspaper and tv news and is nicely done. good job. thanks for responding , all the best and best of luck, take care
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• United States
2 Jul 08
I love to read the newspaper but the local newspaper isn't the best source for finding out what is happening in the world or even in the local area. I prefer TV news! It is the most up to date! In addition I like to check the internet for news. But I rely most on TV news for what is happening now and weather. The local newspaper just doesn't cut it in todays world.
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• India
2 Jul 08
local newspaper don't have that much coverage at national level or even at world level . they have to buy news from agencies which have wide coverage and their correspondents are all over the world . local newspaper has their own limitations and they have to do their work within that limit.
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@cher913 (25890)
• Canada
2 Jul 08
i find that i dont have a lot of time to sit and read a news paper, so i listen to the news on the radio in the morning and watch the news at night time. this way i get to know whats going on in the world.
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• India
2 Jul 08
but even you sit and watch the news it is going to take same amount of time, or listen to radio the time is same and i feel the only difference is that in case of tv you don't have to read yourself and somebody else is doing for you.
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@ifglan (1152)
• China
2 Jul 08
I prefer to watch news,though it calls for the support of computer,i think it's a much fast way to get the news from more regions.And the pictures will be more live,some are with videos,news will be more attractive and detailed. Maybe newspaper can be easily brought with :)
• India
2 Jul 08
i agree with you , tv are also widely accepted and news are easily available via tv. but newspaper has a glorious history behind them and that make them special.
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@Bluepatch (2480)
• Trinidad And Tobago
2 Jul 08
I prefer newspapers. You get more detail and if you miss out something you can always read it over again. TV tends to move so fast and then, if your attention wavers in any way you can miss something you really want to see. Besides, with a newspaper, where things are written out, there are more interesting details and so you get a better idea about the news story. So I figure papers are better.
• India
2 Jul 08
i agree with you . this is the advantage of newspaper over tv. they can be read and re-read many times and if don't like don't have to read at all. this is unique feature which will keep newspapers always alive irrespective of the developments in the technology.
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@kingcrapper (1538)
• United States
2 Jul 08
I only watch the news on tv don't have time for much else. I do get the Wall Street journal for free and everyday it shows up I simply add it to pile. With the tv news I can sit there for a few minutes and get the idea what is going on around the world. To me, the press has a bad sense of twisting things so I don't put too much trust in the press or tv news.
• India
2 Jul 08
news - news paper are here to stay
yes you are right it is loosing its credibility because of some selfish people but that is also true for tv channel's guy. they just don't care for people and seems to more interested in money making . the better thing with tv that you can switch it off any time you want
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2 Jul 08
I usually prefer to read the newspaper. It carries lot more information than tv. It has the editorial section. I quickly look at the sports and business section adn skip the rest. This really saves time. I read newspaper also because there is no excitement. I find excitement everywhere. This get me irritated I watch tv only for sports news. There is video how the play went on. There is nothing like watching the closing ceremony with all players holding the cup in their hands.
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• India
2 Jul 08
yeah you are right about the newspaper , the information published in newspapers are complete and more purposeful, the editorial is the best thing in news paper . it really saves time.
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