ज्ञानं शीलं धर्मश्चैव भूषणं  "The Real Ornaments are Knowledge, Modesty and Sense of Duty.”
 
Accredited with Grade 'A' by NAAC

ACADEMIC  SOCIETY

 The Academic Society of Journalism Department is 'Kalindi Society of Media Studies', popularly  known as SAHAAFAT.

 

  

Name: Sahaafat

Official e-mail id - sahaafatk@gmail.com

Facebook Page Link - https://www.facebook.com/sahaafat123/?fref=ts

 OFFICE  BEARERS 

Name

Office Bearers

Year

Contact No

Oishani  Mojumder

 

President

III

9953100141

Madhu Singh

 

Vice-President

III

9560537092

Priya Keswani

General Secretary

II

9810574237

Jaidita Seth

 

Treasurer

II

9958226870

Nisha Dagar

 

Representative

III

7042603988

Shruti Mehra

Representative

III

991001290

Ananya Das

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Representative

I

9560443074

 Activities done by the society:

 1.Helped in organizing the first seminar of the academic session 2015-16 on the topic ' Global Politics and Media- Locating India on Map' on 18th September, 2015

 2. Organized “Online Literary Event” (2nd  - 12th November, 2015), where in students could participate in competitions like story writing, article writing and cartoon sketching.

 

 

3. Organized FOLK FIESTA, the Annual Journalism Fest on 4th March, 2016. It was a one-day fest with eight competitions, varying from debate to street play.

 

 

Activities done by the society members individually :-

 

  1. Madhu , vice-president, got an opportunity to interview Prof. Dinesh Singh, former vice chancellor of University of Delhi on the occasion of inauguration of Convention Center, Administrative block, Student's amenities block and Sports utility center.

 

  1. Priya ( General Secretary) and Nisha (3rd yr representative ) made small video to show to the esteemed guests the comparison between  the old buildings/infrastructure to what it looks like now. Both of them gave their contribution in different ways like voice over, video editing and cinematography for the video.

 

  1. Priya, got a chance to interview Ms. Maxima Basu, an alumni of Department of Journalism of Kalindi College, who was felicitated on February 2, 2016. Ms. Basu is a  renowned costume designer, an actor and assistant director for critically acclaimed movies like Slumdog Millionaire and PEEPLI [Live] .

 

   REPORT ON IMPORTANT EVENTS HELD SINCE JULY 2015

 
I - GUEST LECTURE by Mr. Rohit Vats (Film Critic)
A guest lecture by renowned film critic from Hindustan Times was organised by Journalism Department of Kalindi College. Mr. Rohit Vats was invited as the guest speaker to speak on Broadcast Media. The lecture was organized on 9th  September,  2015 from 9:30 am onwards. His lecture gave an insight to the students on the structure, functioning, responsibilities and avenues in the field of broadcast. Our guest discussed about the film industry and some common misconceptions associated with it. When the topic of Ethical Journalism was discussed, everyone did second Mr. Rohit’s views on how even at the highest point in one’s career in journalism, it is all about the basics and how a journalist's growth in the industry is directly proportional to the level of ones' ethics. The lecture gave an overview of the industry and provided guidance to the students for their future endeavors.
 
 
 
 
II - VISIT TO A PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION at IGNCA
Journalism Department organised a field visit on 4th September, 2015 for the second year students of Journalism (Hons.). The students attended an exhibition, 'Picturing A Century’, at Indira Gandhi National Center for Arts in  collaboration with Mahatta & Co. The exhibition featured several photographs from the gallery of Mahatta studios. It featured the transformation in photography over the years. Students witnessed the change in photography with every frame they saw. The composition, lighting and most importantly the period of photography provided an insight to the students. Their querries were clarrified by the organisers and the subject teacher who accompanied the group of students. Exhibition showcased the cameras (Slide Cameras,TLR, SLR, etc.) and film processing technology for the students to learn and understand the history of photography. This helped the students to learn about the photography techniques which evolved in the last 100 years.
 
 
 
 
 
III- Department of Journalism, Kalindi College organized FOLK FIESTA’16
New Delhi: March 4, 2016
The Department of Journalism and the Journalism society of Kalindi College organized its one day cultural fest, ‘Folk Fiesta’ on the theme ‘celebrating diverse folk cultures of India’. The Chief Guest of the fest was Mr. Manu Rishi Chadha, an Indian film maker who won the prestigious IIFA and Filmfare award for best dialogue for the critically acclaimed motion picture ‘Oye Lucky, Lucky Oye’. He said, “The most important thing in your life is to follow and chase your dreams, no matter what the situation, your visions will always make you feel rich!” Our Guest of Honor was Mr. Kumar Kunal, Special Correspondent and Bureau Chief of India Today. He emphasized the need to be confident and strong in one’s own terms. Ms. Santosh Yadav, first woman to Mount Everest twice, and Padmashree awardee was a special invitee on the occasion, boosting the moral of the young students. She shared her experiences of mountaineering with the students. Emphasizing the need to stay healthy she said “Staying healthy is the key to eternal happiness”. Mr. Chadha also witnessed the performance by the puppeteers and the participants of the Street Play. Mr. Rahul Makin, RJ, Fever 104.8 FM graced the occasion as a judge of the RJ Hunt competition.
Principal, Dr. Anula Maurya inaugurating the fest said, “These three years that you get in college should be used fruitfully and productively and doing that will ensure success”. She praised the Journalism Department for producing university toppers and elaborated on rank holders from the college. India has its folk theatres, folk dances and has a long tradition of puppetry; and now street theatre becoming a popular form of folk art to connect to the people. These folk arts carry the message of unity in diversity and make India what it is. Keeping this in mind we organized a debate on “English for Classes, Dialect for Masses”. Street play, RJ Hunt, On the spot photography, On the spot film making, Film Review writing, Live reporting and Debate were also organized.