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TV journalist shares her wisdom

The Department of Mass Communication and Journalism organised a work¬shop by Deepa Balakrishnan on writing for TV news and news anchoring on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

The session by Balakrishnan, an experienced journalist and an anchor who has worked with most of the top news channels like CNN-IBN, Deccan Herald, Vijay Times and New Indian Express, began with the analysis of the difference between a journalist and an anchor. Real-life incidents like the Chennai floods and the Gauri Lankesh case were discussed, to give a better understanding of the situation. She taught the students the need for TV news channel and shows.

She covered all the aspects of the news channel with various examples. Finally, the session concluded with questions from the students regarding various aspects of the workshop and the media industry. “It was quite an experience having someone like Deepa Balakrishnan from CNN-IBN to come and conduct a work¬shop for us.”, said Gressh¬ma George, final year Mass Comm Student.