The journalists who make a difference

May 21, 2019 | Posted by admin in Campus Corner, Events & Happenings   No Comments »

On the auspicous occassion of Devrishi Narada Jayanti, media from across each medium – print, electonic and online were felicitated for their contribution to the society by World Communication Center, Mumbai.

Senior Editor of Krishilval, Prasad Kerkar, was honored alongwith Senior Deputy Editor of Loksatta, Pankaj Bhosle and Senior Sub-Editor of Mumbai TarunBharat, Nimesh Vahalkar; Editor of TV9 Marathi, Nikhila Mhatre, and Political Editor, Zee 24-Taas, Amit Joshi for contribution in their respective medium. Sachin Harlekar, Photographer, Mumbai Mirror was also honored with the Devrishi Narad Award 2019. Somesh Kolge was honored for social media and blogging.

Addressing at the event, Zee 24 hours and Chief Editor of Zee Marathi, Vijay Kuvalekar said that credibility is the foundation of nation building. But, today the question mark is being created on the credibility of the media. However, the media must use its power in the society, in national interest. This will build credibility and this is the basis of our existence.

Dinkar Gangal, Editor of Think; Sudhir Joglekar, President of World Dialogue Center, Mohan Dhavalkar, World Communication Center, and Prof. Dr. Uday Salunkhe, Group Director, WeSchool were present on the dais.

Speaking at the event Dinkar Gangal, Editor of Think, said that due to the social media today credibility is being destroyed. It is difficult to understand what is worthy and what is inappropriate.

Addressing the attendees, Prof Dr Uday Salunkhe, Group Director, WeSchool said, “It is our honour to host the Devarshi Narad Patrakarita award ceremony that recognises the outstanding work of journalists. Today, media has a responsibility to keep each citizen apprised about truth beyond the headlines. Despite all odds, a journalist bridges communication between stakeholders for the nation’s progress. It is time we appreciate the Indian press for their reports, news and opinions on societal changes.

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