Koraput: The Central University of Odisha Celebrated National Press Day on 16 November on virtual mode. Organized by the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, the celebration was conducted in the form of a webinar titled “Press in Digital Era: Issues and Challenges”.
The Vice Chancellor Prof. I Ramabrahmam inaugurated the Function and focused on the importance of newspapers in the society. Before the emergence of electronic media, print media was the only source of information and it had huge credibility. Now information is coming through various sources but difficult to know which is reliable. He analysed the tagline of various newspapers and their relevance.
Prof. Akshay Rout, Visiting Professor of the Department spoke on the occasion as the Chief Speaker. In the era of digitization and globalization, the challenges for print media is more and it should follow good journalism to face the challenges. He described media as a catalyst of change and the enlightening instrument in society. In this situation, the challenges can be overcome. He highlighted the different challenges print media face in the digital era