Journalism trends;’Today’s Editors are managers too’-A.S.Panneerselvam

Prime Time discussions in news channels are part of cost-control  in media outlets,opined A.S.Panneerselvam,the Reader’s Editor of The Hindu.He was inagurating a national seminar,Indian media in Transition;Mapping the  Major Trends at Calicut University,organized by the department of Mass Communication and Journalism.

In today’s journalism,editors are doing the roles of managers too. It is a notable change in media segment.In old days,editors had no role in financial  issues.

Now,news room discussions on major foreign affairs are being led by former  foreign secretaries and former security advisers .These signs show financial constraints of media.

In 1994 a newspaper cost was Rs.4.In today’s circumstance a publication is to be sold at Rs.5.When we consider inflation over these times,the cost is to be fixed as Rs.25  at least.

Free news access,provided by digital media is also relevant in this situation-he said. Individual news are spreading over Facebook. These opinionated news containing pre-judgement,reaching to masses  create  a dangerous situation.

Regional television channels are comparatively maintaining better standard than national channels-A.S Panneerselvam opined.

Fake news get more reach,said Frontline Associate Editor  R.K.Radhakrishnan.He said that such fake news are being transmitted to raise public opinion against refugees and minority communities.

HOD of Journalism and Mass Communication Dr.N.Muhammadali presided over the function.

C.V.Raju,Assistant Professor in Journalism and Mass Communication welcomed the gathering.

Delegates from different states will present papers in the  three day seminar. An open forum will be held tomorrow.Actress  and activist T.Parvathy,writer Sithara,actress Jilu Joseph will take part in the open forum. Sreekala Mullassery will be the moderator in the session.

The meet will end on March 22.

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