New Delhi: “The purpose of creating International Journalism Centre is to bring love peace and Unity through Journalism. We have always believed in constructive journalism, and this is what we have been propagating from last so many years,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios, International Journalism Centre at the grand opening of the 10th Global festival of Journalism Noida 2022 online.
“The responsibility of the journalism has grown much larger than even before. The words do matter, the national and international integration do effect by what you write. You have to be truthful to your profession. Correct reporting is necessary and required,” said Lt. Gen. K.M. Seth former Governor of Chhattisgarh in his inaugural speech.
“Journalism is the most powerful tool of communication. It is the double edge sword sharp from both the sides. It can nature the feeling of love and if wrongly used can create feeling of hatred, depends how it is presented. One has to be accountable of his words,” said H.E. Hayet Talbi Ambassador of Tunisia to India giving different examples.
“Writing has a very powerful effect. Journalist gets the opportunity to investigate the truth and can write well to bring in peace to the nation. The power of the pen makes the person so important. The media controls the society and is capable of changing human behaviour, living style and moral thoughts,” said Janice Darbari Honorary Consul General of Montenegro.
“Things have become so easy for a common man as far as presentation is concerned, he has started considering himself also a journalist, there is a need to propagate the ways and means to the same thing. Education is must before getting into the profession,” said V.M. Bansal Chairman New Delhi Institute of Management.
“The mass media are today seen as playing a key role in enhancing globalization, and facilitating cultural exchange and multiple flows of information and images between countries through international news broadcasts, television programming, new technologies, education, film, and music. ICMEI is a great example of its own,” said Rudra Dasgupta Business Consultant from Dubai, UAE.
“The fourth pillar has taken a big lead. Content is very important. Not the opinion but the reality must be informed to reader. We need to restructure the education & training of journalism seriously,” said Mohit Soni CEO Media & Entertainment Skill Council.
“Journalism should be like science, must verify the facts. It is the rough draft before writing the history. Journalism must promote international integration to its best,” said Dr. Shama Hussain Founder International Institute of Influencers from Oman, Muscat.
A powerful exhibition of still photography was inaugurated by the students of AAFT University Raipur followed by a poster release on Bhagat Singh to respect the feeling of patriotism and Sushil Bharti festival Director spoke about him. Ashok Tyagi Secretary ICMEI proposed vote of thanks. The event was conducted by Dr. Shikha Verma Kashyap Director AAFT University.