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Staying Relevant in a Fast-Changing Journalistic World

Staying Relevant in a Fast-Changing Journalistic World
Staying Relevant in a Fast-Changing Journalistic World
18 May 2023 17:30 - 18:30 (IST)
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In a media landscape where production and consumption of news have undergone rapid changes with competition, evolving work cultures and technological changes, staying relevant is a challenge.

The dividing line between print, broadcast and digital news media has become blurred. News cycle has become as much about speed, as accuracy. The digital turn has led to the spread of misinformation, something that the news media encounter and combat. With the rise of the social media, even the news audiences have changed. People can now comment on journalistic work on social media platforms, and have multiple choices in terms of content, leading to shrinking attention span.

However, the challenges themselves make the journey memorable for those who have stayed ahead of the curve.
Join us for an insightful conversation on ways of adapting to each change in workplace cultures, technology, and audiences’ tastes.

Our speaker for this session is Ms. Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor at CNBC-TV18 news, who is one of the leading voices in Indian business journalism space and is a recipient of several awards for her contribution to TV journalism. The session will be moderated by Dr. Harsh Taneja, programme mentor – Journalism, Jio Institute and Associate professor, college of media, at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA.

The session will offer aspiring journalists as also interested citizens fresh perspectives on evolving aspects of journalism, as it involves a conversation between an industry leader and a seasoned media educator.

Some of the themes that will be touched upon in this session are:

  • Building agility & resilience for journalists and news organization
  • Evolving with digital and AI era
  • Existential crisis within & outside newsrooms

Who Should Attend?

  • Journalists
  • People working in/ associated with News organizations
  • News enthusiasts
  • Journalism students, scholars & faculty
  • Policy makers (Information and Broadcasting)