Category Archives: News and Events

Latin Salsa hip-hop for Bangalore journos?

PRESS RELEASE: The US Consulate has organised a concert by a Grammy winning Latin Salsa hip-hop music group called OZOMATLI at the Ambedkar Bhavan on Millers Road, Bangalore, on February 19. Entry is free. Seating is on first come, first served basis. Passes are available at the WorldSpace Lounge at Forum Mall; American Corner, Bharatiya…

Columbia Journalism students coming

SREENATH SREENIVASAN, dean of students, Columbia Journalism School, New York City, writes: Professors Ari Goldman and Mannika Chopra are bringing 16 Columbia Journalism students on a religion reporting trip to northern India, March 8-19 (Delhi> Amritsar > Varanasi > Mumbai) and are hosting a reception in Mumbai (Saturday, March 17) . Columbia alumni and journalists…

Seminar on news agency journalism

KANCHAN KAUR writes: The Indian Institute of Journalism & New Media is organising a seminar on news agency journalism titled “Guarding the LoC around the World” on Monday, January 22, in Bangalore. LoC here standing not for Line of Control but line of credibility. The day-long seminar will be held at the Rotary House of…

Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards

There is just a week left for entries to be submitted for the Ramnath Goenka “Excellence in Journalism” awards for 2006-07. The award categories (print and broadcast) are: Environmental reporting Uncovering India Invisible Business and Economic Journalism Political Reporting Excellence in Reporting on HIV/AIDS Sports Journalism Film Journalism For more information, log onto http://www.expressindia.com/rngf

Say it again, Madan bhai

The venerable Mathihalli Madan Mohan, long-time Hubli special correspondent of The Hindu, who now writes a weekly column for us, sent us this terse but telling note after Siddaramaiah sneaked through: “Chamundeshwari has proved once again, how unreliable is any calculation based on the caste factors, with which our worthy colleagues in the media are…