Journalism meet begins tomorrow
THE THREE-DAY national workshop on ‘New Terminology of Journalism’ will begin at Allahabad University (AU) on October 26. The workshop is being jointly organised by the AU Institute of Professional Studies’ Centre of Photojournalism and Visual Communication and the Scientific and Technical Terminology Commission. Renowned journalist and vice-president of Central Hindi Institute (Agra) Pof Ram Sharan Joshi will inaugurate the workshop at 11 am on Thursday. AU vice-chancellor Prof Rajen Harshe will preside over the inaugural session while chief editor of Sahara Times, Uday Sinha, will be the guest of honour.
The workshop will witness top journalists, litterateurs and language scientists from all over the country gathered on a single platform to discuss emerging challenges in the field of journalism and language.
Besides the inaugural and the valedictory sessions, the meet will have four technical sessions during which experts will deliberate on topics concerning ‘Market and the Media’, ‘Mediums of Public Relations and Hindi Terminology’, ‘Journalism’s Standard language and Regionality’ and ‘Post Modern Journalism, Literature and Language’.
The first technical session will start from 10 am and the second from 2 pm every day, said convenor Dhananjay Chopra.
The dignitaries expected to grace the occasion include Viren Dangwal from Bareilly , Prof Kamla Prasad, Ravindra Kalia, Dr Govind Singh, Prof Subhash Dhulia of IGNOU, resident editor of Hindustan (Lucknow) Navin Joshi, director of Mahatma Gandhi Journalism Institute Varanasi Prof Ram Mohan Pathak, NDTV senior editor Pankaj Pachauri, Savita Agarwal from Mumbai and Hemant Joshi of Indian Institute of Mass Communication (New Delhi) besides many others.