100 Years of Journalism and Media Education: Know the Lead Organisers
Journalism and Media Education in South Asia has stepped in its 100th year. The history of journalism and media education accredits Dr. Annie Besant for having initiated the first journalism course at the National University at Adyar, Madras under the aegis of Theosophical Society, in 1920.
To commemorate this 100 years of Journalism and Media Education in South Asia, Dr. Anamika Ray Memorial Trust in collaboration with Institute of International Journalism, Ohio University, USA; and Institute of Media Studies and Research, India has organised a mega International Web Convention on 19th & 20th December 2020.
Dr. Anamika Ray Memorial Trust (ARMT), a registered educational and research non-profit organization, is dedicated towards the upliftment of research and development activities in the field of media, education, ethnic community, communication for development, science, risk & health communication, communication for social & behavioural change and other related areas of media and social sciences.
Institute of International Journalism (IIJ) is part of the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, carrying out many of the school's international initiatives. Its goals are to prepare students to work as international journalists, support research on topics related to international journalism, enhance communication among journalists, students and media scholars, and cooperate with global partners in journalism education.
Institute of Media Studies Research (iMSR) is a voluntary organisation registered as a trust for the promotion of media literacy, training and research. iMSR has already conducted seminars and workshops in various parts of Karnataka. It has also undertaken publication of quality books on media practice. Plans are afoot to launch online courses for interested citizens on media practice and literacy. The trust is managed by well-known media professionals.