Man's desire to communicate with his fellow men led to the development of language. This very desire led to the development of modern newspapers. There was always news, but etymology of the word is not exactly known. Their derivations can be given to news, in general. Firstly, what of new? Which became new’s and when the apostrophe was dropped became "news". Secondly, what ever information came from north, east, west and south was 'news'. Thirdly 'news' is the plural of new. Newspapers contain information about what is happening in one's country and other nations of the world. They tell the reader what is happening in their city, district, state and the world.