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Media event Article-19 commences at MAHE

Manipal: To me, freedom approach the appropriate to offend, mentioned Swarajya’s consulting editor and columnist Anand Ranganathan, addressing the target audience of younger, aspiring reporters, at ‘Article-19’, the three-day media tournament of School of Communication (SOC), Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), on Thursday.
Addressing the collection, Anand Ranganathan stated, “There are two issues that younger reporters exhort: Firstly that journalism must be impartial, and secondly that there is not any such journalism which isn't subjective. Most reporters fortuitously accept that they are ideologues themselves.”

The tournament, which could also be the oldest core communique tournament in India, marks the birthday celebration of the ‘Freedom of Speech and Expression’, granted through Article-19(1)(a) of the Indian Constitution. The inauguration of the development was once graced through Swarajya’s consulting editor and columnist Anand Ranganathan, Manipuri author and director Bobby Wahengbam, Padma Rani, director, SOC and others.

SOC alumni deliver a unique deal with to the scholars each yr, and it was once Telugu film director and SOC alumnus Nag Ashwin, who will host an interactive session after the screening of his award-winning film ‘Mahanati’, on the second day of the development. “The fest supplies a platform for college students to meet more than a few other folks from other walks of life,” mentioned Padma Rani, whilst flagging off the inaugural programme.

Another spotlight of the 2019 edition of ‘Article-19’ is that there will probably be a live session on Friday, with well-known historian and citizen journalist and founding father of the news weblog ‘Mosul Eye’, Omar Mohammed, speaking at the tournament.

The Three-day tournament has a number of talk periods, workshops and fun cultural events together with games, the place schools from around the nation will participate. There will probably be dance, song, photography and creative writing events held. The events will wrap up on day Three, with the unique award ceremony titled ‘Express Awards’, and a ‘Funfair’, which will probably be a birthday celebration of the development in a novel and remarkable way.

The inauguration additionally contains the screening of a documentary tribute to the Indian business unionist, journalist, freethinker and previous Union minister George Fernandes, which was once specifically made through SOC scholars.

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