Journalism is a profession or activity of gathering events, issues and trends information and broadcasting it to in newspapers, television, magazines, online media.
Journalism is classified into two fields; 1. Print Journalism, 2. Electronic Journalism
What is Data Journalism?
Data means collection of information. Journalism is a profession where one writes about the collected information.
Data journalism is a journalism specialty reflecting the increased role that numerical data is used in the production and distribution of the information in the digital generation.
Data journalism can help a journalist tell a complex story through engaging infographics.
Should Indian Students care about it?
A lot of events of importance occur across the globe everyday. We get updates about all those events while sitting in the comfort of our homes. This is done by mass communication.
In India, very few colleges offers Journalism courses.
Journalism in India is experiencing extraordinary response from the people. There is an intense competition for journalism.
For journalists, there are a wide range of opportunities in television, magazines, electronic media etc.
Top 10 Journalism Colleges in India:
|Sl No||College Name||Place|
|1||Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication||Pune|
|2||Lady Shri Ram College for Women||Delhi|
|3||Department of Media Studies, Christ University||Bangalore|
|4||St. Xavier's College||Mumbai|
|5||Madras Christian College||Chennai|
|6||Sophia College for Women||Mumbai|
|7||Institute of Mass Communication & Media Technology||Kurukshetra|
|8||Delhi College of Arts & Commerce||Delhi|
|9||Kamala Nehru College||Delhi|
|10||Kishinchand Chellaram College of Arts, Commerce & Science|
What are the career options?
A professional course in mass communication opens doors for a career in films & TV, publishing, public relations, journalism, editing, direction, film-making, scriptwriting, production, etc.