News stories on TV and in newspapers are very often accompanied by pictures. Some people say that these pictures are more effective than words. What is your opinion about this?

Photographs have become an integral part of
news stories
Suggestion
the news story
news story
a news story
. Some people believe that the pictorial presentation of news is more effective than textual
pesentation
the activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or reward)
presentation
. I completely agree with the statement and in
this
essay, I will support my view with valid arguments and examples. There is no doubt that pictures attract the
attention
of the audience. They
also
give a basic understanding of the news
story
and
thus
make it easy for the reader to figure out which stories are worth their
attention
. In
this
age of information explosion, we are bombarded with news stories. We receive updates every
second
and it is impossible to read or watch all of the stories that we come across.
Pictures
Suggestion
The pictures
make it easy to filter out stories we are not interested in. What’s more, according to a survey conducted by the media association, 70% of readers are more likely to read a news
story
accompanied by an image. To illustrate, I am a great fan of Amitabh Bachchan. Whenever I see him on screen or in a newspaper, I become more curious to read or watch the whole news
story
. It is his photo that grabs my
attention
.
Furthermore
, by adding more pictures to news articles, news editors can attract the
attention
of children as well.
For example
, there is a particular section in Sunday’s newspaper which highlights children specific topics and contains more graphics than text material. That
colorful
having striking color
colourful
page attracts my son the most and,
as a result
, he goes through that entire section without fail.
Thus it
Accept comma addition
Thus, it
is evident that if there is no picture the media may lose the
attention
of a particular group of audience. To sum up, I believe that including pictures in
news
Suggestion
the news
can play a pivotal role in gaining / attracting
reader’s
Suggestion
the reader’s attention
attention
to a particular topic. Pictures can
also
tell a
story
more vividly
Suggestion
more vivid
and make comprehension easier.
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