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About Us

“Journalism is what we need to make democracy work”. ~Walter Cronkite “Journalism is about results. It’s about affecting your community or your society in the most progressive way.” ~Anas Aremeyaw Anas Journalism, is the collection, verification, presentation, and editing of news for presentation through the media. Media here refers to the study of the product and production of news. The study of journalism involves looking at how news is produced, and how it is disseminated to the public through mass media outlets such as newspapers, news channel, radio station, television station, and more recently, e-readers and smartphones. The information provided pertains to current events, trends, issues, and people. There are some journalism majors as below: Photo editing Advanced Photography Video Production Public Relations and Writing Foreign Study in Journalism Environmental Reporting Marketing Principles of Creative Advertising Branding Yourself Covering Economics Media Types of Journalism: Broadcast Journalism Communications Fashion Journalism Foreign Correspondent Freelance Writing Investigative Journalist Newspaper Reporter Photojournalism Social Media Sports Journalism

Career Way

Level Under-Graduate
Duration 3 years
Eligibility 10+2
Entrance Exam Some institutions give admissions on the basis of merit/University-level entrance exams, other institutions conduct their own entrance test.
Specialization --
Average Course Fee ₹30,000 to ₹3,50,000
Mode Regular
Goal Sub-Editor, Associate Editor, Proof Reader

Colleges

A.P College of Journalism ,Andhra Pradesh
Asian Academy of Film & Television (AAFT) ,Noida
Asian College of Journalism ,Chennai
Bhumika Films & Media Institute ,New Delhi
Christ University, Bengaluru3 Delhi College of Arts and Commerce ,Netaji Nagar
Delhi University (DU), New Delhi
Goa University, Goa
Harkisan Mehta Institute of Media Research and Analysis ,Mumbai
Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media, Bengaluru
Indore Professional Studies Academy ,Indore
Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi
Kamala Nehru College, Delhi
M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Wome, Chennai
Madras Christian College, Chennai
Magadh University
Manorama School of Communication (MASCOM), Kottayam
National School of Journalism ,Bengaluru
SRM University ,Chennai
St. Xavier's College (Autonomous), Kolkata
Swami Ramanand Teerth Mahavidyalaya ,Ambajogai

Key Skills

Ability to handle criticism
Communication Skills
Confidence

Career Prospectous

Public Relations OfficerTV Correspondent
Journalist
Photojournalist
Anchor
Associate / Sub Editor
Online News Reporter
Print News Reporter
Sports Journalist
Fashion Journalist
Copy Writer
Proof Reader
On-Air Reporter
Columnist
Executive Producer
News Editor
Community Reformer
Photojournalist

Salary

A journalist gets somewhere between ₹15,000 to ₹40,000 per month.

Role Models

  • Arun Shourie

    Arun Shourie- He is an Indian economist, journalist, author and politician. He has worked as an economist with the World Bank, a consultant to the Planning Commission of India, editor of the Indian Express and The Times of India and a Minister of Communications and Information Technology in the Vajpayee Ministry (1998–2004). He was awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1982 and the Padma Bhushan in 1990, a consultant to the Planning Commission of India, editor of the Indian Express and The Times of India and a Minister of Communications and Information Technology in the Vajpayee Ministry (1998–2004). He was awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1982 and the Padma Bhushan in 1990. Shortly after receiving PhD in economics from Syracuse University Shourie joined World Bank as an economist in 1967 where he worked for more than 10 years. Simultaneously, between 1972–74, he was a consultant to the Indian Planning Commission and it was around this time that he began writing articles as a journalist, criticising economic policy.

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