CONTENTS:- Evolution: The Global Perspective; New Agencies in India; News Agency Values; Technology and Diversification; The Internet; Critical Issues Revisited; Profiles; Alliance, Associations and Councils; Chronology.
News agencies from pigeon to internet deals with a very important business in global communication of news the new agencies. The first news agencies started their business when the fastest technology was a combination of telegraph and carrier pigeon. they have survived several technologiecal developments since then and have used these technologies for further diversification of services and revenues. the internet, some though, will make the news agencies extinct like dinosaurs. But, well run news agencies found a new opportunity in this threat.