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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. 

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“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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Listen to Piyush Mishra’s Magical Words at Talk Journalism in Jaipur

Piyush Mishra wears many hats. He is an actor, writer and composer. He has a way with words and says profound things that hit you intensely. He writes about love and life in general. It will surely be a treat to hear such a person live and now you are getting a chance at it. Piyush Mishra will be speaking at the ongoing media fest Talk Journalism in Jaipur tomorrow.

We thought you would enjoy reading some of his best quotes to set your mood for his session. Here you go-

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Feeling enchanted already? Don’t miss Piyush Mishra at Talk Journalism 2017 tomorrow. Register now for free- http://www.talkjournalism.in/tj-online-registration/

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Here’s What the Youth of Jaipur Will Gain From Talk Journalism 2017

Talk Journalism is the next big thing happening in Jaipur and it starts in few hours. With the advent in technology the biggest hike the biggest amount of technology startups have definitely happened in the media industry. The reach of media has now penetrated every nook and corner of the country and none of us have been left untouched by the same.

The youth of the country, which also accounts for largest part of population in India, is the biggest user of the mass media. Not only is youth a receiver but also the biggest contributor in the same too. Today a large no. of start ups in India are being run by the youth itself. Many more youngsters are trying to make a name for them in this huge and ever evolving media industry. Luckily for the youth of Jaipur, Talk Journalism 2017 is coming up with so many amazing opportunities to learn and make a place for them.

For those looking to carve a space in the media industry, here are few Talks and Workshops at #TJ2017 they should not miss-

Workshops by Google, Youtube and Twitter

Who better then these media giants to give you an insight about functioning of digital media?  Youtube and Twitter are two of the biggest social media platforms in today’s time and have an undisputed global reach. Similarly Google is the largest search engine in today’s time and learning from people running the show at the back end of these companies is nothing short of excellence.

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Talk by Gaurav Hajela, Co—Founder of Jaipur Beat (Digital Magazine)

Jaipur Beat, today is the biggest digital platform in the pink city Jaipur and the students of mass communication and journalism in the city will get an opportunity to listen to Mr. Gaurav Hajela, Pioneer of Social Media in Rajasthan, a Social Media and Branding Consultant and also a seasoned photographer and ad film maker. 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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Storytelling Workshop by Kommune

Kommune, a leading community of artists, producers, patrons and art lovers will be presenting a storytelling workshop at the event. The session followed by a workshop will have artists like Tess Joseph, Shamir Reubena and Hussain Haidry. In case you are interested in sharing your stories, this is the best platform.

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Student Newsroom

Apart from all the learning that youngsters will get at the event, they will also get a chance to showcase their talent too. Student newsroom, a contest by Talk Journalism, gives the students of mass communication and journalism a chance to submit stories, created by them and the winners will get a chance to be published nationally within a month from the event.

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Apart from the amazing contests, workshops and talks the youth of the city and media enthusiasts have a chance to network with the high profile people of the industry. We are sure that you are not going to miss this chance. 🙂 

Venue: Fairmont Hotel, Jaipur

Date: 28th July – 30th July 2017

Register Online: http://www.talkjournalism.in/tj-online-registration/

 

 

 


 

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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/

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Talk Journalism- A Media Fest to Uncover Trends & Tools of Press in Jaipur!

Media has always played a huge role in the development of any country. It is high time that media gets constructive about creating value for itself and its counterparts. The format and delivery of news has always changed as a result of technological change and innovation, but the basic human behaviour of wanting to uncover, tell, and share stories of common interest always remains. Keeping the same in mind an initiative has been taken in the form of, Talk Journalism, which is now coming up with its fourth edition in Pink City after a successful run of three editions (2012, 2015, and 2016)  you can listen to some of the finest voices in Indian journalism and also meet them socially.

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About Talk Journalism – A not-for-profit initiative, which is based on the idea to discuss about the present day journalism, a profession that brings forth and discusses upon every important aspect of the society but hardly ever gets to debate about itself.

Talk Journalism has seen a successful run of three editions (2012, 2015, and 2016) and now it is coming up with its fourth edition. The event has been designed to benefit all the professionals, students, companies and enthusiasts of journalism and is completely free of cost.

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Speakers

One of the biggest highlights of Talk Journalism is its speakers. The talk will host prominent speakers from the fraternity like Arun Shourie, Barkha Dutt, Rajdeep Sardesai and Christina Lamb (Author of I am MALALA) among others.

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Workshops 

Workshops by digital media giants like Google, Twitter and Instagram is going to be one fantastic opportunity for student journalists, college newspaper editor, reporters, and those interested in a career in journalism so as to learn about various issues relelating to journalism.  A workshop on storytelling by Kommune, a leading community of artists, producers, patrons and art lovers, will also take place at the event.

The students of journalism will get a chance to meet the veteran investigative journalist; Nick Davies, who will hold a workshop for the students of journalism. Apart from the students the media houses of Jaipur are also in for a treat as they will get a chance to showcase themselves at the event.nick.jpgSee you people at #TJ2017.

Register yourself online at: http://www.talkjournalism.in/tj-online-registration/