Screening of the film Neeli Raag

Swati Dandekar’s film Neeli Raag was screened at the Asian College of Journalism in association with the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, on February 22, 2019. The film narrates the history behind the cultivation of the cash-crop …

ACJ gets curriculum on weather reporting

The Weather Company, a business unit of IBM, along with RainWise, a meteorological equipment manufacturer will deliver a first of its kind technology based curriculum at the Asian College of Journalism (ACJ) in Chennai to train students on weather forecasting …

Freedom of media important part of democracy

January 18, 2019 An interactive session on ‘Media and Democracy’ was held at the Asian College of Journalism on Friday (January 18, 2019). Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, British Deputy High Commissioner based in Chennai, Richard Barlow, a senior diplomat in the Foreign …

T. G. Narayanan Memorial Lecture on Social Deprivation

Delivered by Dr. Reetika Khera on “Aadhaar, Welfare and the Media” December 10, 2018 The seventh T. G.  Narayanan Memorial Lecture on Social Deprivation was delivered by Reetika Khera, Associate Professor at IIM, Ahmedabad, at the M. S. Subbulakshmi Auditorium …

“Journalism, the State, the Market & the Public Interest”

A Discussion with Bloomberg News’ Editor-In-Chief Emeritus Matthew Winkler on December 10, 2018 As media consumption moves from advertising to subscription-based models, will products of legacy media houses become less accessible to the common man?  Does it make sense to …

‘Media and Child Rights’

A seminar in collaboration with UNICEF December 8, 2018 The Asian College of Journalism in collaboration with UNICEF conducted a seminar on ‘Media and Child Rights’ on December 8, 2018. There were two panel discussions on the topics of ‘Challenges …

Obituary/Parth Sharma

Parth Sharma, an alumnus of ACJ (class of 2017-18) died on Saturday December 1, 2018 in New Delhi after a month long hospitalization for treatment of pancreatic ailment. Parth was a gifted writer with very good multimedia skills, a diligent …