प्रभाकर वृत्तपत्र

गोविंद विठ्ठल कुंटे उर्फ भाऊ महाजन

प्रभाकर संस्थापक गोविंद विठ्ठल कुंटे उर्फ भाऊ महाजन सुरुवात २४ ऑक्टोबर १८४१ मुख्यालय मुंबई   जुन्या पिढीकडून स्वराज्य रक्षणार्थ इंग्रजांशी झालेल्या झटापटीच्या गोष्टी ऐकता ऐकता इंग्रजी शाळेत जाऊन नवनवीन गोष्टी शिकणारी नवी पिढी महाराष्ट्रात तयार होत होती. या पिढीने जन सामान्यांपर्यंत पोहचण्यासाठी वृत्तपत्राला हाताशी धरले व इंग्रज, स्वकीय यांच्यावर परखड टीका करण्यास सुरुवात केली. या […]

History of Marathi Newspapers

History of Marathi Newspapers

First newspaper that was started in Maharashtra was in Gujrati, by a Parsi Man. After ten year of this , first Marathi newspaper was started. Gujrati & Parsi people had made tremondus progress in printing technology. And the readers needed for newspapers were in Bombay. So, first newspaper in Gujrati and Marathi was launched in […]

Sakal Marathi Newspaper

Sakal Newspaper First Issue 1st January 1932

Sakal started the new era of Marathi Journalism. Achutrao Kolhatkar’s Daily Sandesh is the golden age of joumlism. Sakal went ahead of it. On 1st January 1932, Dr.Nanasaheb Parulekar who was legendary person, started this daily which is second largest circulated marathi daily today after Lokmat. But in case of quality sakal ranks first in […]

Kesari Marathi Newspaper

Kesari and Maratha newspaper started in 1881 at the same time. Kesari was in Marathi & Maratha was in English language. Kesari was weekly for first 50 years. Launching of Kesari is the historical phenomenon in marathi journalism. Social life in Maharashtra got a new turn due to Kesari. Starting of Kesah & Maratha is […]

History of Mass Media

Mass Media contains two words. ‘Mass’ in this context means an aggregation of people. ‘Media’ means various modes of communication. Thus, mass media is a field of mass communication. We can easily send some information to a far away destination through a medium of communication. In the olden days, a crier would run in the […]

Brief History of Kesari & Mahratta Trust

‘Kesari‘ newspaper started by Lokmanya Tilak, will be completing a hundred and thirty years of its journey on the 4th of January 2011. This is indeed phenomenal in the history of vernacular journalism in India as it is the one and only newspaper in vernacular languages that is being published by a Trust for the […]

Lokmanya Tilak – Kesari and Maratha

The following are characteristics of Lokmanya Tilak’s Journalism: Torture he had to go through for his principle of fearless journalism To ably point out the shortcomings in administration Journalism putting forth rational thoughts Journalism exposing suppression by the Government. Tilak believed in journalism as a right to form public opinion Tilak’s journalism based in his […]