News media has evolved a great deal, from newspaper to television and from television to Internet. Online media has played a large role in taking the news to much wider audience. Business media caters to a section of the society that is interested in this kind of news.
News, as some believe, tells what’s happening NEW and the NEWS word is just the plural of it. However, as per folk etymology, the word NEWS stands for all the four directions – North, East, West and South. In any case it tells us an update of what’s going on. There was no proper media for news until the 17th century, when the newspapers came into being.
The typesetting technology fostered the beginning of newspapers. Before that, it were the couriers who circulated the news. With time the new media kept on evolving. In 20th century, Business News emerged as a distinct stream of news. The technology has evolved a great deal and so has the media for news, from Paper to Television, and from Television to Internet, more advances have come in the late 20th century than the rest of the history. With the advent of Internet, News has made its reach much wider.