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Master of Arts in Mass Media (Journalism)

The Course

Pre-requisite – Graduation from any stream.

Mass media has become an integral part of our lives and cannot be separated from our life, the need for information is more important than ever. Our values and way of life in the society in this information era are strongly influenced by the mass media like newspapers, TV, radio, video, and the internet. The world is moving towards progress. The course looks at the basic needs and characteristics of importance of media in our lives.

On successful completion of the course, you’ll receive

  • Masters in Mass Media (Journalism) degree from a UGC recognized University located in Pune.

A quick look at what would you complete during the course

  • Reporting
  • News writing
  • News editing
  • Camera
  • Desk editing
  • Producing a Bulletin
  • Anchor based programmes
  • News formats
  • Feature writing
  • Croma techniques
  • Column writing
  • P2C
  • Walkthrough
  • Media research
  • Vox pop
  • Crime reporting
  • Entertainment reporting
  • Personal interview
  • Political reporting

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Career Options

  • Correspondent, reporter
  • Sub editor
  • Editor
  • Camera person
  • Desk editor
  • Bulletin producer
  • Anchor, News Reader
  • Copy editor
  • Writer
  • Technical expert
  • Special Correspondent
  • Photo Journalist

Course Content | Duration: 2 years

  • Communication – Theory & Practices
  • Writing for Media
  • Digital Multimedia
    • Elective: Journalism
      • – Introduction to Mass Communication and Journalism
      • – Characteristics of Television, Print, Radio and Web Journalism
      • News: Concept & Definition, types of news, news values, news sources, difference between TV, print & radio news.
      • – Reporting techniques for Television, Print & Radio
      • – Television Journalism nature & concept
      • Television News: importance of visual thinking, television news story, breaking news, investigative news story, field reporting, press conference
      • Introduction to Media Laws and Ethics : Indian Constitution, Fundamental rights, Copyright act, press and registration of books act, working journalist act, press council and press commission, intellectual property right,
      • – Introduction to Media Management for Television, Print & Radio Media.
      • – Basics of Advertising and Public Relations
      • Basics of News writing: writing for print, television & radio. Writing for stills and visuals. Writing for television program.
  • Contemporary India and Current Affairs
  • Media Laws & Ethics
  • Advertising & Marketing Communication
    • Elective: Journalism
      • – Television reporting: Tools and Practices, new trends in television reporting
      • – Basics of camera, basic functions, shots, movements & angles.
      • Basics of lighting: lighting concepts & importance, lighting equipments
      • Basics of video editing: concepts & process of editing,
      • – Structure & function of various departments of news headquarter. Responsibilities of cameraman, reporter, stringer, bulletin producers, anchor, input and output editors, editor.
      • – Various news beats, crime, environment, politics, economic, business, sports, entertainment, rural reporting, agriculture reporting, investigative reporting & human interest stories
      • – Television news bulletin production process. Various formats of television news : news package, anchor-visual-byte, anchor vo, dry anchor, header, aston & story slug, news flash and tickers, Piece to camera, walk through and vox pops (practical inputs)
      • – Developing a story bank and special report,
      • F.M. Radio: Various departments and their functions, Copy and Advertisements writing for FM radio, Radio Jockey skills
      • New Media: Online Journalism & Social Networking
  • Media Research Methodology
  • Public Relation & Corporate communication
  • Digital Media Management
    • Elective: Journalism
      • Anchoring concepts: Qualities of a anchor, Facing a camera, eye contact
      • – Presentation skills, voice modulation, pronunciations, news bulletin presentation, body language (practical inputs & Exercise)
      • – Production of Radio and Television news bulletin.
      • Interview programs: studio interview, field interview (practical inputs & Exercise)
      • Studio discussion: Skills to conduct discussion, role and responsibilities of anchor, current affair discussion program (practical inputs)
      • Documentary Production: Scripting, Production and Post Production ( practical inputs and exercise)
      • Social Advertisements: Concept & Process, Importance and Impact of Social add, Production of social advertisements( practical inputs and exercise)
      • Basics of Media Research: Concept, Process, Elements of research, Hypothesis, Objectives, Research design, Data Collection tools & Data Analysis
  • Dissertation
  • Internship

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