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Media and Entertainment Industry and Education post COVID

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Key Points of Discussion:

  • How are the industries of news, TV, cinema, radio, advertising, events, PR, digital communications etc changing due to COVID?
  • Consequently, how will Education of these professional fields change?
  • Topics covered: 

    > Event Management
    > Post Lockdown Media Education
    > Media Convergence
    > Emerging Technologies in Media
    > Right to Information
    > Broadcast Media
    > Fighting the Misinformation Pandemic
    > Infodemic: Fake News
    > Women and Media
    > Data Journalism
    > Communication Closure and End of Mass Communication Age
    > The "Money Heist" of the day is content
    > Digital Learning in Media
    > Visual Communication and Media Aesthetic
    > Teaching Communication Through Online Platforms: A New Challenge

Summary of discussion

  • ‘New Media’ is the ‘New Normal’, which is all about digital-led convergence.
  • Event management is going to go digital and courses are to be held online.
  • Centre and State Information Commissions need to be strengthened for free access to information by the public and a Right to Information Act to be implemented that complies with the needs of the Covid-19 world.
  • All media sectors in the next five years will be needing official fact checking tools due to the excessive spread of misinformation.
  • A self-help communication era has arrived with digital media by increasing interactivity, multimedia platforms, tele-action and a huge archival capacity.
  • Post-pandemic education will be hybrid, which will be a combination of offline and online teaching.
  • As media educators it is very important to inculcate media literacy in students.
  • Broadcasters need to adapt - their content needs to be targeted at the young, it should be interactive.
  • Artificial Intelligence based tools can be used in the future to identify and bust Fake News.
  • Data Journalism needs to be incorporated in the curriculum of journalism courses in colleges.

The Speakers

  • Amaresh Singh
  • Amaresh Singh

    Co-Founder , National Academy of Media and Events

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  • Dr. Anjan Bera
  • Dr. Anjan Bera

    Professor, Dept. of Journalism & Mass communication, Calcutta University

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  • Dr. Ankuran Dutta
  • Dr. Ankuran Dutta

    HOD, Media, Dept. of Communication and Journalism, Gauhati University

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  • Prof. Tapas Roy
  • Prof. Tapas Roy

    Head of Department, Future Media School (Future School of Engineering and Management)

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  • Prof. Ujjwal K Chowdhury
  • Prof. Ujjwal K Chowdhury

    Pro Vice Chancellor, Adamas University

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  • Dr. Uma Shankar Pandey
  • Dr. Uma Shankar Pandey

    Head, Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication, Surendranath College for Women

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  • Prof. Ghazala Yasmin
  • Prof. Ghazala Yasmin

    Assistant Professor, Dept. of Journalism and Mass Communication, Aliah University

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  • Mr. Gyanranjan Mishra
  • Mr. Gyanranjan Mishra

    Programme Coordinator, Birla School of Communication, Birla Global University, Bhubaneswar

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  • Dr. (Prof.) Madhupa Bakshi
  • Dr. (Prof.) Madhupa Bakshi

    Dean, Dept. of Media Science, The Heritage Academy

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  • Dr. Manali Bhattacharya
  • Dr. Manali Bhattacharya

    Professor in Charge, Mass Communication Department, St. Xavier's University

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  • Prof. Minal Pareekh
  • Prof. Minal Pareekh

    Head, School of Media Communications Arts & Design, SNU

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  • Dr. Mohammed Firoz
  • Dr. Mohammed Firoz

    Director, NSHM School of Media and Communication

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  • Prof. Rajesh Sisodia
  • Prof. Rajesh Sisodia

    Deputy Director & Head, Amity School of Communication, Amity University, Kolkata

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  • Dr. Biplob Loha Chowdhury
  • Dr. Biplob Loha Chowdhury

    Professor & In-Charge, Centre for Journalism & Mass Communication, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan

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  • Prof. Samir Mukherjee
  • Prof. Samir Mukherjee

    Head, Dept. of Emerging Technology & VR/AR/MR/XR, MAKAUT

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Moderated by

  • Prof. K G Suresh
  • Prof. K G Suresh

    Dean, School of Modern Media, at UPES, Dehradun

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Summary of discussion

  • ‘New Media’ is the ‘New Normal’, which is all about digital-led convergence.
  • Event management is going to go digital and courses are to be held online.
  • Centre and State Information Commissions need to be strengthened for free access to information by the public and a Right to Information Act to be implemented that complies with the needs of the Covid-19 world.
  • All media sectors in the next five years will be needing official fact checking tools due to the excessive spread of misinformation.
  • A self-help communication era has arrived with digital media by increasing interactivity, multimedia platforms, tele-action and a huge archival capacity.
  • Post-pandemic education will be hybrid, which will be a combination of offline and online teaching.
  • As media educators it is very important to inculcate media literacy in students.
  • Broadcasters need to adapt - their content needs to be targeted at the young, it should be interactive.
  • Artificial Intelligence based tools can be used in the future to identify and bust Fake News.
  • Data Journalism needs to be incorporated in the curriculum of journalism courses in colleges.

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