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Quality Journalism Education: Round Table Conference held at Utkal University in collaboration with UNESCO and WJEC

1/12/2021 at 9:53 PM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 1: A Round Table Conference on Quality Journalism Education, Media Ethics and Social Justice was hosted by the Department of Sociology, Utkal University, in collaboration with UNESCO and WJEC on Wednesday.

Prof. Sabita Acharya, Vice-Chancellor, Utkal University inaugurated the Round table discussion and released the Book “Media Ethics and Social Justice”,  edited by Dr Tanaya Mohanty and published by Elite Press.

The programme started with Dr Tanaya Mohanty, the Host introducing the theme and the guest for the first session. Prof. Navaneeta Rath moderated the first session of the Round Table. The prominent speakers in the first session of the conference were Prof. Maitrayee Chaudhuri, Prof. Basant Kumar Mallik, Director IIMC, Dhenkanal Prof. Mrinal Chatterjee, Senior Journalists, Rajaram Satpathy, Sandeep Mishra and Jayanti Buruda. The programme was live-streamed on YouTube in the Sociology Department channel.  

Similarly in the 2nd session. Prof. Sunetra Sen Narayan, Kasturi Ray, Dr Pranta Pratik Patnaik and Dr Bidu Bhusan Dash presented their deliberations. The programme was successfully convened by Dr Tanaya Mohanty, Department of Sociology.  Prof. Navaneeta Rath and Prof. Bhaswati Pattnaik moderated the programme.

 HOD Sociology Dr Rabindra Garada extended the vote of thanks after the first session and  Sasmita Soren introduced the guests of the second session to the forum. Dr Abhay Kumar Nayak gave the valedictory address. Other Faculties including Dr Roma Ranu Dash, Manas Dakua and the students managed the programme effectively.

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