Nowadays, people get information through news and papers, but meanwhile are uncertain about the truth of these news. Should we believe the journalists? What qualities should a good journalist or a correspondent have?

In
this
era of technological advancement,
although
the print and electronic media is becoming a vital source of information for
general public
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the general public
, yet people are having doubts about authenticity of
news
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the news
. People should
trust
the correspondents for their hard
work
as disinformation are generally from managerial levels and reporters should
also
be well educated and aware of their responsibilities to excel in their
field
. It is a well-known fact that journalism is not an easy
field
as they have to risk their lives and
work
hard to update their audience and readers about different situations, so we should acknowledge their
work
and boost their confidence by trusting them. As no one is flawless, so they can
also
make mistakes but these are not deliberate and margin of error should be given to them.
Moreover most
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Moreover, most
of
errors
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the errors
are from content managers or owners, so
this
should not affect the credibility of a reporter.
For instance
, recently in Pakistan, a well-known newspaper published some news about a political party which later on proved false, on investigation the fault was of the
proof reader
someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
proofreader
, not the journalist. The correspondents should
also
take responsibility to win the
trust
of their followers by opting some qualities.
Firstly they
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Firstly, they
should have proper knowledge of their
field
, as some people are joining media without having adequate knowledge of
this
field
and the result is
overall bad image
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an overall bad image
the overall bad image
of
whole community
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the whole community
whole communities
a whole community
.
Secondly
, they should do research about every news before presenting to the people, as in
this
fast paced age, everyone wants real news, not breaking news.
For instance
, many surveys conducted in various media houses have shown that there is a remarkable rating difference between shows of professional anchors and nonprofessional ones. To conclude, currently many people are relying on
media
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the media
for
informations
a message received and understood
information
despite of their reservations on their genuineness. But we should
trust
journalists for the hard
work
and efforts they
made
engage in
did
for
us but
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us, but
they should
also
have thorough knowledge of their
field
and circumstances.
to
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To
win
trust
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the trust
of people.
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