It refers to the story of the moment. Something of national importance, something of wide public interest. Be it the results of a much awaited event or something very sensational. It literally breaks the melancholy of regular news and has become a very important part of journalism today. Journalists can now provide aankhon dekha haal through this segment and thus give moment by moment updates on the topic of interest. It has added an altogether new dimension to news delivery and modern journalism has hugely benefitted from this. Some examples of this outstanding form of journalism are shown below
Pics courtesy Rajat ( read my previous post to know more about him).