‘Journos should know freedom of expression’

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 05 Oct 2017 10:16:41


Staff Reporter,


Market and technology have posed new challenges for media, leading to change of face of journalism. In such circumstances, responsibilities and duties of journalists have changed, observed eminent television journalist Anuradha Prasad. She was addressing the two-day “Media-Manthan” programme at Kushabhau Thakre University of Journalism and Mass Communication (KTUJM) Raipur on Wednesday. The programme is being organised by KTUJMC in association with Pt Deendayal Upadhyay Mavan Adhyayan Shodhpeeth and Students’ Welfare Trust. She said that the new generation of journalism would have to make way itself.

KTUJM Vice Chancellor Professor Dr M S Parmar in his presiding speech said that journalists must understand the meanings of freedom of expression and then it could be possible to justify with their profession. Dr Parmar suggested that like Bar Council, Media Council should be constituted in the country that would be helpful to maintain quality in media education and information medium.

ABVP National Media Convener Saket Bahuguna, Pt Deendayal Upadhyay Manav Adhyayan Shodhpeeth Chairman Pravin Maisheri and senior journalist Shiv Dubey also spoke on the occasion. Prakhar Mishra conducted the proceedings of the programme. Assistant Professor Nripendra Sharma proposed the vote of thanks. Reader Dr Shahid Ali, Rajya Hindi Granth Academy Chairman Shashank Sharma, senior journalist Ramesh Nayyar, Dr Himanshu Dwivedi and other speakers addressed various technical sessions.

Prafull Akant, Chetas Sukhadia, Madhusudan Joshi, Asha Shukal, KTUJM Registrar Dr Girish Kant Pandey, Dr Surendra, Sanjay Shekhar, Anil Dwivedi, Ashutosh Mandavi and others attended the programme.
Eminent journalists Prabhu Chawla and Jagdish Upasane would address the symposium on Thursday.