Talk on latest trends in Radio Journalism at Govt Arts College Trichy

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Department of Visual Communication, Govt Arts College Tiruverumbur Tiruchirappalli organized a special programme on Latest Trends in Radio Journalism on Friday.

Govt Arts College Principal Dr SS RoseMary in her presidential speech urged students to utilize knowledge imbibed through education to progress in life. She spoke about former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and asked students to utilize information they gather in proper manner.

Central Bureau of Communication Field Publicity Officer Tiruchirappalli Shri K Devi Padmanabhan in his chief guest address said that radio is an instant medium and asked students to read newspapers and listen to radio news. He said that UNESCO celebrated World Radio Day on February 13 and radio has completed a century of informing, entertaining and educating. He said that All India Radio Tiruchirappalli and Chennai were among six AIR stations before Independence. He pointed out that National Broadcasting Day is celebrated on July 23 to commemorate beginning of Indian Broadcasting company in 1927. Mahatma Gandhiji visited Delhi All India Radio station on November 12, 1947 to address people affected by partition. Public Broadcasting Day is celebrated on November 12 every year in remembrance of that event. He told students that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi chose All India Radio as a medium to address public through Mann Ki Manth once every month. Radio is a powerful medium as it reaches even illiterate people and can catch the attention of listener. News on Government welfare schemes are broadcast continuously in radio so that it reaches all.  New trends in radio journalism include voice and audio bytes in news and special news in tune with demands and likes of individual listener. He spoke about quality of audio in broadcasting and usage of simple language to convey the message. 

Dr A Poorani Head, Department of visual Communication Govt Arts College Trichy in her welcome address urged students to utilize information gathered by reading newspapers in competitive examinations for jobs. She spoke about importance of knowledge and asked students to move on with times to get correct information.

Shri S Arunkumar Field Publicity Assistant Trichy in his felicitation address spoke about Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and other central government schemes. He asked students to utilize these schemes and disseminate information on these welfare schemes. 

Govt Arts College guest lecturers Dr C Kurinchivanan, Dr A Ravuther Meera Ravuther spoke.  Govt Arts College students performed street plays and mime to create awareness about agriculture and importance of Swachtha. 


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