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One day workshop on digital journalism at sivakasi on 24th march 2018-revised


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Digital Journalists Association of India (DiJAI) organises a workshop at AAA College of Engineering and TEchnology, Sivakasi on 'Digital Journalism' on 24th March 2018.

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One day workshop on digital journalism at sivakasi on 24th march 2018-revised

  1. 1. Digital Journalists Association of India (DiJAI) Regd. No 52/2016 One-day workshop on “Digital Journalism’ & Launch of Students Forum at Sivakasi Saturday, 24th March 2018 at AAA College of Engineering and Technology, Sivakasi Inauguration 09.30 am Invocation – Thamizhthai Vazhthu Welcome address by Dr. K. Arul Mozhi, Principal Workshop concept by Prime Point Srinivasan, Chairman, DiJAI Inaugural address by Dr Santhosh Babu IAS, Chairman & MD, Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Development Corporation and OSD, Chief Minister’s Special Cell, Government of Tamil Nadu Key Note address by Ms Sangeeta Dua, Founder and Proprietor, TV Houston, an internet TV channel in Texas State, USA and popular TV Host (Through teleconference from US) Presidential address by Shri P Ganesan, Mg. Director, Vinayaga Sony Fireworks Group and Correspondent, AAA College of Engineering and Technology Vote of Thanks 10.30 am National Anthem Technical Sessions: 10.45 am Fundamentals of Digital Journalism and 3 steps in Writing article for digital media – Prime Point Srinivasan, Mg. Editor, PreSense and Chairman, DiJAI 11.15 am Editing + Importance of brevity, grammar and language – Susan Koshy, Editor in Chief, PreSense and Secretary, DiJAI 11.45 am Break`
  2. 2. 12 Noon Writing for Tamil media and ethical practices – R Nurullah, Senior Tamil journalist and Vice President, DiJAI 12.30 pm Cyber Law affecting the Journalism – V. Rajendran, Cyber Advocate and Chairman, Digital Security Association of India (DiSAI)` 01.00 pm Lunch 02.00 pm Global trends in Digital Journalism – Vinoth Poovalingam, CEO, Hocalwire, Delhi (through tele-conference) 02.30 pm Challenges in Digital Journalism – Vidyashree Dharmaraj, Editor-in-Chief, Covai Post, Coimbatore (through tele- conference) 03.00 pm Break 03.15 pm Interactive session and guidelines for formation of Students Forum 04.00 pm Review and sum up About the speakers: Dr Santhosh Babu IAS : A medical doctor by qualification, joined Tamil Nadu cadre of IAS in 1995 and has held several positions in the State Government. He was the IT Secretary of the State Government and started the eGovernance initiative. Presently, he serves as the CMD of Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Development Corporation. He also holds the additional charge as OSD of Chief Minister’s Special Cell. He is the nodal officer for the development of Virudunagar District, the district identified by Prime Minister for overall development. The innovative initiatives introduced by him during his tenure as District Collector of Krishnagiri District was personally appreciated by Dr Abdul Kalam himself. Sangeeta Dua : Sangeeta Dua, a multi-faceted personality, is the founder- proprietor of TV Houston, an Internet TV channel catering to the Greater Houston metro area in the state of Texas in US. The “Diversity Talk Show” on TV Houston, a popular talk show hosted by her builds bridges between various communities, and features a broad roster of decision makers from the corporate and political arena. She has been hosting several TV and Radio shows since 2010 through various channels. She will be launching South Asian Network TV soon on smart TV platform to reach Global market that will provide opportunities to build bridges between various communities worldwide.
  3. 3. Prime Point Srinivasan: K. Srinivasan, popularly known as Prime Point Srinivasan, is a Banker turned communication strategist and digital journalist. He is the Chairman of Prime Point Foundation, which publishes the monthly eMagazine PreSense, an initiative started based on the suggestions by Dr Abdul Kalam. He is also the President of Sansad Ratna Awards Committee, which honours outstanding Parliamentarians every year. He is the Chairman of Digital Journalists Association of India (DiJAI). Co- Founder of Cyber Society of India. Susan Koshy: Former General Manager of IDBI Bank turned Digital Journalist. Presently, she is the Editor in Chief of the eMagazine PreSense and Secretary of DiJAI. She is a communication professional, trained by British Council. R Nurullah: A well known Tamil Journalist at Chennai with 40 years of experience. Former Chief Reporter of Dinamalar and author of several Tamil books. Presently, Vice President of DiJAI. V Rajendran: Former Banker, turned Cyber Security expert and Cyber advocate. He is the former President of Cyber Society of India and presently the Chairman of Digital Security Association of India (DiSAI). He has authored books on cyber law and cyber security for bankers. He also trains Police officials on cyber law related matters. Vinoth Poovalingam: An alumnus of IIT Madras and IIM Bangalore. He served Flipkart and Amazon and helped them to set up logistic operation. He started his own initiative Hocalwire, to provide technology solution to digital media organizations. He supports many digital media organizations in gathering, publishing, distribution and monitoring of contents. Vidyashree Dharmaraj: Media professional with more than 20 years of experience in leading English newspapers like The New Indian Express, The Hindu and Deccan Chronicle. Presently, she is the Editor in Chief of ‘The Covai Post’, the first news portal of Coimbatore. She is also a certified professional in cyber investigation and cyber law.
  4. 4. About Digital Journalists Association of India (DiJAI) 'Digital Journalists Association of India' (DiJAI) was initiated as a Trust at Chennai, India in March 2016, to hone the professional skills of digital journalism among the professionals. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras is its knowledge partner. DiJAI is one of the initiatives of the eMagazine PreSense. DiJAI has started Students Forums in two colleges at Chennai. DiJAI also plans regular chapters in other important centres. For more details visit Website: Email: *****