The purpose of this type of website is to provide information about current events and opinions. This form of website is most often dedicated to dispensing news and commentary but should also elicit feedback from your visitors. You don't have to be an international correspondent or work in a national news room to webmaster a news website. In fact many blogs are just that, a news site that covers current events and the webmasters and visitors views on the news.
To be a successful webmaster of a news website you must stay current on the news of the day. This can be quite a challenge. But, if you love to keep up on the latest news and are an avid reader of current events you are ready to start a news website.