Academics & Research

Academics and Research

Vishwa Samvad Kendra has been founded with a view to promoting and encouraging unbiased Media Industry; and media professionals are at the helm of this. Working style of Media Industry would be influenced by the school of thoughts; the media professionals are influenced with. Thus, training the to be professionals from the very beginning is an essential. With this view Vishwa Samvad Kendra has set a very strong and innovative Academics and Research Division for trainees at various levels.

Inclination Programme

The short term 12 day workshop from Vishwa Samvad Kendra is designed intelligently to give trainees a glimpse of Media Industry and its working practices. Whether you want to be a citizen journalist or see how the media world is, to make a career decision or to start working with some media organisation; the Programme from VSK is your first step.

Courses dealt during the Programme:

  • Journal, Journalist and Journalism
  • Classification of Media: Print, Electronic and Social
  • Writing News
  • Importance of source and evidence in news writing
  • Rural Journalism
  • Journal writing
  • Tradition of Indian Journalism
  • Introduction with jargons
  • Right to Information
  • Press Law
  • Reporter and Sub-editor
  • Importance of Languages
  • Value of words
  • Journalism in changing environment
  • Role of Social Media
  • Photography

Certification Program

The three months Programme comprises all the practical aspects of working practices of Media Industries. All the courses are designed and taken by top people in their field. In these extensive three months we try to impart not just learning but a culture, which makes the students best at their jobs. The program is highly regarded by the leading Media Houses.

Courses dealt during the Programme:

  • 1. Basics of Reporting
  • 2. Feature, Interviews and Opinion Writing
  • 3. Reporting on TV and Radio
  • 4. Editing Skills
  • 5. Editing-Visual Media
  • 6. TV Production and Management
  • 7. RTI
  • 8. Indian Constitution and Media Law
  • 9. Role of ethics
  • 10. Contrast between Indian and western Ethical Standards
  • 11. Media in Bihar
  • 12. Public Relations (PR) and Role of PRO
  • 13. Media Coverage
  • 14. Communication:- Press and Corporate
  • 15. Folk Media
  • 16. Production Techniques and methods
  • 17. Marketing in Media

Workshops

In today’s fast changing environment working practices are also changing very fast. To keep students and professionals updated with these changes Vishwa Samvad Kendra also organises various kinds of workshops.
Research

At Vishwa Samvad Kendra we put the greatest emphasis on research and development. This is indispensable not only for our publications and other productions but also for academics and documentary production. Capability of doing sound research gives us an edge over others as a Media Organisation.

Fellowship Program

To support our Research Program we encourage young researchers to participate in our fully paid fellowship program. The program is mutually beneficial for the student as well as Vishwa Samvad Kendra.

Library

To support such vast operations from publications to academia and film production we have developed one of the richest libraries. Books, journals, reports, photographs, videos etc. one can find all sorts of scholarly material in Vishwa Samvad Kendra’s library.

  • Print Library
  • Electronic Library
  • Photo Library
  • Video Library