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Pouring sessions on Day 2 at Talk Journalism in Jaipur

It was the day to mingle with senior journalists and to interact with media industry players at Hotel Fairmont in the beautiful rain swept Jaipur. The pleasant weather and the rain creates a more intense experience. In its 4th edition Talk Journalism nurtures a fabulous journalist community but it also brings in a spontaneous momentum and energy in the Pink City. On its second day, the festival saw a tremendous blend of participations from journalists and media students.

The morning started with well known celebrity journalists Barkha Dutt’s session which continuos with more sessions by media giants like Shekhar Gupta, Rajdeep Sardesai, Sagarika Ghosh and also actor Piyush Mishra.

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From News media has become noise now.

“Hum Khabrein nahin dete hum khabron ko kis terah se thod marod kar usko drama banade hai us per hamara focus hota hai”

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“Aaj ke zamaane main jo bikta hai who chalta hai”

When TV came people said news paper will be finished, when Digital Media came people said TV will be finished- Never write obituaries in a country as large as India- reply that came from Rajeev Sardesai on a question put by the audience. 

Shekhar Gupta founder of The Print

“There should be ‘holy cows’ but should there be unholy pigs”

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People think I was the first Indian woman reporter to cover war but my mother did that some 3 decades ago- said Barkha Dutt.

On having Talk Journalism happening at Jaipur, Barkha said- I am glad that we have broken the hegemony of Delhi which lot of us are guilty of.

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Piyush Mishra session left the the audience entertained and awestruck with his sometimes witty comments and other times with his deep thoughts especially when he presented excerpts from his treasured trifles-O Husna.

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कहते हैं जिसको ,दूजा मुल्क उस
पाकिस्तां में पहुंचे , लिखता हूँ ख़त में 
हिन्दोस्तां से, पहलू-ए हुसना पहुंचे 
ओ हुसना

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Sagarika Ghose- In an attempt to bring Indira Gandhi the only woman Prime Minister of India, Sagarika Ghose speaks about her book- ‘Indira, India’s Most Powerful Prime Minister’

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And guess who all walked up to the Digital Corner and showcased their love for Jaipur Beat.  Christina Lamb co-author of I am Malala and Nick Davies from The Guardian, USA.

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Last but not the least the students of journalism participated through out the day in workshops designed for the festival and we too had some tete-e tete with them. And here’s the prove –

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Stay tuned for the Day 3!

Apart from the celebrities there will be lot of learning sessions about different genre of media. How the Digital media is shaping the future of media industry, students must listen to Mr. Gaurav Hajela, (Founder Jaipur Beat ), Pioneer of Social Media in Rajasthan, during his session on Jaipur Goes Digital  at 3.45 pm. His talk on how the role of Digital Media industry is shaping up in this city is sure to help students in finding their place in this industry.

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7 Speakers To Look Forward To at Talk Journalism 2017

Talk Journalism the only dedicated festival that celebrates Journalism and gives a platform to the fraternity to discuss and debate about related issues, will soon begin its fourth edition in Jaipur City. Jaipur, after becoming popular for the biggest literature festival in India now has also become a huge platform to attract the pioneers in media and let them share their experiences about the industry with the audience. We are sure that the people of Jaipur are equally excited to meet these speakers and hear the words of wisdom from them. Jaipur beat brings to you the speakers that you must look forward to in Talk Journalism 2017.

1.) Arun Shorie – Arun Shorie, a leading economist and author has contributed a lot to the media industry as a journalist. Among the huge lists of his achievements he has been awarded with Ramon Magsaysay award and Padma Bhushan, has been an economist with World Bank and a consultant to Planning Commission of India. The veteran journalist speaker is for sure one of the biggest reasons why you should attend the event.   arun2.) Rajdeep  Sardesai – Now this is one name that needs no introduction. Rajdeep Sardesai is probably amongst the first few celebrated journalists of the country. Given his rise in the sphere of journalism from being a city editor at TOI to running his own channel, his session will definitely be an enlightening one for both the enthusiasts of journalism and the fraternity members.   rajdeep3.) Barkha Dutt – An undisputed leader in the Indian Journalism, Barkha Dutt is a pioneer of not only journalism in India but also of creating a space for females in this male dominated industry. For all the aspiring female journalists, we definitely recommend you to join Talk Journalism and get a chance to interact with Barkha Dutt.barkha4.) Sumeet Vyas– The man of the hour, the writer and actor of many a famous web series, Sumeet Vyas is one of the speakers at the event. The climb that this celebrity has seen lately in the media sure gives us a reason to listen to his journey to success and his idea about the current traits of media journalism.  sumeet5.) Piyush Mishra – A graduate from National School of Drama and a famous theater and film personality, Piyush Mishra-specially know for his recent roles in the films Gangs of Wasseypur and Gulal, is definitely the kind of speaker, whose opinions you will like to listen to when it comes to media. After having spend nearly three decades in the industry we are sure that his experience about the same must make a worthy session. piyush mishra6.) Sagarika Ghose – With a wide spectrum of experience in media spanning news anchoring, journalism and authoring two books, her session at Talk Journalism is definitely one of the most informative one to look forward to.sagarika7.) Christina Lamb – Co-author of ‘I am Malala‘, Chiristina Lamb is an author and the chief foreign correspondent for The Sunday Times.  Her presence at the event ensures that the platform will not only discuss Indian Journalism but also journalism across the globe.christinaNow that you are well acquainted with the speakers of the event, we are sure that you are looking forward to Talk Journalism as eagerly as we are.  🙂

Venue: Fairmont Hotel, Jaipur

Date: 28th – 30th July 2017

Registration for free at: http://www.talkjournalism.in/tj-online-registration/