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Department of Journalism Guwahati University Marks Pre-Golden Jubilee Celebration

February 25, 2016 05:23 PM 3 minute read , Media Films / Mass Communication , Gauhati University

Department of Journalism Guwahati University Marks Pre-Golden Jubilee Celebration

The department of Communication and Journalism, Guwahati University, inaugurated a series of lecture sessions on Tuesday, the 23rd of February, 2016 to mark the pre-golden jubilee celebration of the department of communication education in the state. The session was led by Prof Mrinal Chatterjee, professor and head of Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal, Odisha. The focus of this session was “New Frontiers of Journalism”.

The event was inaugurated by Dr S.K. Nath, Registrar of the University wherein he said these initiatives would make the department vibrant and give new vigour to journalism education in the state.

During the event, Professor Chatterjee stated that with the use of social media, people have become unsocial these days. He also discussed the present scenario of the mass media, media use in India, problems of mass communication and emerging trends in journalism. In addition to this, he also talked about the new frontiers of journalism and their importance in the near future. He mentioned that maintenance of credibility is the only way of survival in journalism.

The HOD Dr. Ankuran Dutta said that the golden jubilee in 2017 will witness a lot of activities and celebrations.Pre-Golden Jubilee Celebration in GU-Dept of Journalism

The department of Communication and Journalism, Guwahati University, inaugurated a series of lecture sessions on Tuesday, the 23rd of February, 2016 to mark the pre-golden jubilee celebration of the department of communication education in the state. The session was led by Prof Mrinal Chatterjee, professor and head of Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal, Odisha. The focus of this session was “New Frontiers of Journalism”.

The event was inaugurated by Dr S.K. Nath, Registrar of the University wherein he said these initiatives would make the department vibrant and give new vigour to journalism education in the state.

During the event, Professor Chatterjee stated that with the use of social media, people have become unsocial these days. He also discussed the present scenario of the mass media, media use in India, problems of mass communication and emerging trends in journalism. In addition to this, he also talked about the new frontiers of journalism and their importance in the near future. He mentioned that maintenance of credibility is the only way of survival in journalism.

The HOD Dr. Ankuran Dutta said that the golden jubilee in 2017 will witness a lot of activities and celebrations.

The session concluded with an interaction among students, alumni, faculty members and research scholars of the department.

(With inputs from The Assam Tribune, Feb 25, 2016)

Source: Darshana Brahma, City Journalist, Guwahati, College Dekho

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