The Resource Person, Freelance Journalist and the Head of the department of Kannada, Dr K Shivarama Karanth Govt.First Grade College, Dr.Narendra Rai Derla while addressing the gathering said, “Media creates an environment where people get information and prepare them to take part in the democracy. It plays an important role in the democratic society. Press has earned the recognition of ‘fourth estate’. It is the responsibility of the journalist to maintain the principles in their writing. They should have personal sense of ethics and responsibility towards the society.” He further gave an insight about the various aspects of feature writing.
The Vice Principal, Prof. Vishnu Bhat in his presidential address said that Journalism is gaining lot of importance. He called upon the students to make the best use of this course and grow as a good journalist.
Ms.Anjali Rai, Lecturer, Department of Journalism welcomed the gathering. Ms. Akshatha Sharma, l B.A. compered the programme. Ms. Joyline, l B.Com proposed the vote of thanks.