Journalist Day observed by HMV students

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Jalandhar October 27 (Jaswinder Azad)- The students of PG Department of Mass Communication and Video Production celebrated Journalist Day with the renowned Editor Varinder Singh Walia.  During his interaction with students, he shared his experiences and encouraged the students to opt journalism as their profession.  The purpose of this interaction was to provide the students with first hand knowledge of workings of newspaper organization and its management.  The enthusiastic students were given rich insights into the history and working of the newspapers.  They were given information about the working of different departments.  He motivated the students to read newspapers daily and advised them to enhance their writing skills.  He shared his experience regarding this field and advised them to use technology in the right way.
Students also had an interaction with Chief Sub Editor Shridhar Raju who provided detail knowledge of Digital Journalism and its scope in the present scenario.  He also discussed challenges of the field.  Students of different semesters of the department participated in the interactive session.  Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen appreciated the efforts of the department. On this occasion, Mrs. Jyoti Sehgal, Ms. Mangla Sahni and Mr. Shailendra Kumar were also present.

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