Battle of Words

Battle of WordsDepartment of Journalism of St. Philomena College, Puttur had organised a debate on the topic, ‘Media- Hype v/s truth’ on 23rd September, 2014 at Prerana Hall of St. Philomena College.

Speaking on the occasion the President of the function Prof. Leo Noronha said, “The main goal of a journalist is to provide truthful and important information to the people allowing them to form adequate impression about the society. It is the social responsibility of the journalist to maintain the ethical standards.”

There were eight teams of two. One was speaking for and other speaking against the motion. Some spoke on how media is turning towards sensationalism while the other argued that the media is just doing its job ethically of portraying the truth to the people.

The first prize was won by Ms. Sachu Siby, lll B.Com & Ms. Elizebeth, ll BSc. The second prize was won by Ms. Fiona, l B.Sc & Ms. Ramyashree, l B.Sc and the third prize was won by Mr. Navaz, l B.A & Mr. Musthafa, l B.A.


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