IP Indian Journal of Library Science and Information Technology


Newspaper reading habits among the students of Farook college, Kozhikode


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Author Details: Kadeeja Banu C V, Yaseen Aboobacker K V

Volume : 3

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2456-9623

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Article First Page : 49

Article End Page : 55


Abstract

Newspaper is a popular reading material that gives us day-to-day information. It helps the students to get current information as well as to improve their thinking and observation skill. It also helps them to know about career opportunities, scholarships, institutions of higher learning etc. The study is aimed to understand the newspaper reading habits of the students of Farook College. Primary data were collected through administering a well structured questionnaire among undergraduate and postgraduate students. Random sampling method is used. 261 questionnaires were distributed among the students. This study revealed that college students regularly read both Malayalam and English newspapers. They prefer to read education section in the newspaper that makes positive impact in their academic performance and career building. The study also indicated that lack of time is the major negative factor preventing them from newspaper reading.

Keywords: 
Newspaper, Reading habits, Students, Farook College.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/2456-9623.2018.0011