National Conference on Media and Journalism II – Times of India


With speakers from India and abroad, NCMJ has taken a step ahead and increased its reach maintaining its standards to amaze people. This conference has gone online this year.

Dr. Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University’s second edition of the National Conference on Media and Journalism (NCMJ) has returned once again to spur the minds of media professionals and enthusiasts. The four-day event from 21st Sept 2020 to 24th Sept 2020 will have speakers from around the world, who will join hands to speak on topics and session themes concerning the Role of Media to Promote the Culture of Peace in the World and it’s crucial need especially in terms of our current conditions.

To find out more about the conference, log on to: https://www.mitwpu-ncmj.com/

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Ethics in Media & Journalism

NCMJ has become a platform for journalists, students, teachers and all those who believe ethics is still an integral part of Media. Speaking about the conference, Dr R M Chitnis, Pro Vice Chancellor, MIT World Peace University said that this time, NCMJ-2 is going the digital way, which will make it more accessible for people, who want to share their thoughts on media.

Also sharing her thoughts about the conference, Dr. Anuradha Parasar, the Dean of Faculty of Liberal Arts, Fine Arts, Media and Journalism, MIT World Peace University, informed, “This year, you will witness some new ideas introduced at the conference. The conference will start with a News Bulletin every day, proceeded by the rest of the sessions.”

Adding further, Dr. Parasar explained, “Every day, there will be 2 to 3 plenary sessions along with a unique platform called ‘Media to Media Connect’, where journalists and media entrepreneurs will come face to face to exchange ideas. There will be other specialized platforms such as, ‘Youth to Youth Connect’ where students across the globe can share their thoughts and discuss on various topics.

This conference will bring together leading media personalities, experts, policy makers, academicians, social observers, administrators and peace advocates to meet, exchange perspectives and share best practices relating to the promotion of sustainable peace and development processes.

To register for the conference, click here: https://www.mitwpu-ncmj.com/registration-form

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Ethical Journalism & COVID-19 Challenges in Media

For each session, the conference will raise a resolution to be passed by a high number of votes through online polling. The inaugural session will find the presence of all the dignitaries from the university, who will share their valuable insights on the topic, ‘Ethical Journalism: The Foundation for World Peace’.

Next in line will be two plenary sessions with the topics, ‘Media & Entertainment Industry: Challenges Post COVID-19’ and ‘Future of Broadcast Media in the Digital Age’ wherein professors, journalists and dignitaries from the media fraternity will share their views and find solutions. In the Media to Media connect session, the first day will focus on the theme of ‘Language Press: Challenges & Opportunities’.

To find out more about the conference, log on to: https://www.mitwpu-ncmj.com/

Fake News & Journalism Through the Lens of Human Rights

The second day of NCMJ II will have 3 plenary sessions with topics, such as, ‘Journalism Through the Lens of Human Rights’, ‘Emergence of India as a Global Power: An International Perspective’ and ‘Fake News: Is Fact Checking the Solution’.

NCMJ has the legacy of taking up serious, socially-relevant and impactful topics of concern each year, which especially impact our fellow citizens at large. The second day will also witness a Media to Media Connect session with the theme, ‘Changing trends of Film Journalism: New Opportunities and Young Journalists’ wherein the speakers will have an interactive session with the attendees about how to utilize the numerous opportunities in this field.

To find out more about the conference, log on to: https://www.mitwpu-ncmj.com/

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Youth & the Media Community

The third day will have 2 plenary sessions with the themes, ‘Community Radio In India: Kal Aaj Aur Kal’ and ‘Role of Media in National Security’ with the youth to youth connect themed as ‘Power Packed Youth : Media Connect’. NCMJ-2 appeals the youth to find solutions to the effects of media on the youth and overcome their negative effects. The conference has discussions not only related to journalism but all of Media, which can clearly be seen in its session themes.

The last day of NCMJ-2 will include three plenary sessions and one youth to youth connect. The themes of the plenary sessions will be, ‘Relevance of Radio as a Medium of Mass Communication for Public welfare’, ‘Challenges of Media Owners: Road Ahead’ and ‘Creating Future Media Leaders to Promote the Culture of Peace in the World’. The theme for the youth to youth connect is ‘Young Media Leaders: The Way Ahead’. The fourth day will be about creating a better future and will focus on the welfare of people.

To register for the conference, click here: https://www.mitwpu-ncmj.com/registration-form

Creating Future Media Leaders

Expressing his thoughts on this important conference, Pro Vice Chancellor of MIT World Peace University, Dr. Ravikumar Chitnis averred, “Through this platform of NCMJ, MIT World Peace University wishes to convey that ethics in media is not subject to compromise. What we sow today, we will reap tomorrow and the fruits of it should be positive. NCMJ has proved to be a unique platform for the media fraternity and it will continue to grow and put forward a strong foot to develop and imbibe ethical approach in our youth, who will represent India with a strong sense of ethics in place.”

To find out more about the conference, log on to: https://www.mitwpu-ncmj.com/

To register for the conference, click here: https://www.mitwpu-ncmj.com/registration-form

Registration is free for all.

Disclaimer: This article has been produced on behalf of MIT WPU by Mediawire team.





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