News and Events


Special lecture on news reporting and source handling

Date : November 04, 2016
The whispering sources help the reporters break the news. Maintaining relations with the source and protecting the source are highly desirable and ethical practice in journalism since its inception. Balasubramanyam, Senior Assistant Editor, The Economic Times and former journalist with the India Today delivered a session on "news reporting and source handling" for the CJMC students. The interactive session handled by Mr. Balasubramanyam provided a deep insight into numerous areas of news reporting as well as the present stature of the media business in India.


‘Professionals in Residence’ at CJMC


Date : Sept 20, 2016
Writing for film, drama and various other visual art forms always demand an extra effort from everyone besides understanding the medium to deliver the creative content. Sudhish Kamath, a well-known film critic and independent filmmaker shared his expertise on ‘creative writing’ with the students of College of Journalism and Mass Communication (CJMC). Mr. Kamath visited the campus and handled session for two weeks as part of the programme called ‘Professionals in Residence’ organized by CJMC.


Journalism students sign up for YCC after special lecture


The Public Relations Council of India (PRCI), the organization of communication professionals is embarking on massive communication activities with universities at Mumbai, Kochi, Chennai, Bangalore and private educational institutions in various cities involving thousands of mass communication students through a newly formed venture named Youth Communicators Club (YCC).


Special lecture on India’s struggles for independence from 1857 to 1947


Date : August 23, 2016
“The Sepoy Mutiny in 1858, largely considered the first freedom struggle of India is notably different from the freedom struggle that took place many decades later leading to the independence of India in 1947,” said Dr Pampadevi, a historian who specializes in the history of modern India. She delivered a special lecture at Dayananda Sagar University (DSU) as part of the 2016 Independence Day celebrations, titled “70 Saal Azadi-Zara Yaad Karo Kurbani.” "The first freedom struggle was based on the interest of autocrats to perpetuate their rule over the provinces, where the sub-continent borrowed a one nation theory that led to the unification of provinces in years after independence," she added to conclude the presentation. The special lecture session hosted for students who pursue both Under Graduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) programmes in Journalism and Mass Communication under Bangalore University (BU) and DSU.


'Grammy' Winner Ricky Kej Visited Dayananda Sagar University


College of Journalism and Mass Communication (CJMC), DSU organized the visit of Grammy Award winner Ricky Kej, on Feb 26, 2016 on behalf of DSI and DSU. The internationally renowned Indian Musician and Grammy award winner honored with ‘Distinguished Visitor Award 2016’ at Dayananda Sagar University, Bengaluru. Mr. Kej is the youngest Indian to win prestigious Grammy award for his album ‘Winds of Samsara’. Additionally he is part of 3 albums Nominated for the 2015 Grammy Awards as well. Recently Ricky Kej composed and produced an album ‘Shanti Samsara’ which was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande in the presence of World Leaders at the recently concluded United Nations COP21 Paris Summit.




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