Ganderbal: A two days students training workshop on “visual storytelling ” was conducted in central university of Kashmir by Department of Convergent Journalism, Central University of Kashmir (CUK), on Tuesday and Wednesday. Resource Person, Dr Tabeena Anjum who is also senior journalist and visual storyteller interacted with students through online mode.
In the welcome, Dean School of Media Studies, Prof. Shahid Rasool, said the objective of organising the workshop is to train the students about visual storytelling techniques which can be adopted during work in the field.
While addressing the students, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir Tuesday emphasised on the Journalists role in shaping the society and environment. “Journalists are playing a vital role for building the nation. The journalist need to check the facts before reporting for authentication and trustworthy news and information,” he said Students were made aware of the importance of the effective visuals for storytelling.
On the occasion, registrar, prof Mohammad Afzal Zargar said, ” In the modern age of internet and digital technology there is a tremendous scope for Journalism students,”.
However, head of DCJ, Dr. Arif Nazir said, ”Such workshops have more importance in present times since they help students to know the latest interactive techniques to tell the stories to the general public,”. He also proposed the vote of thanks. Senior Assistant Professors Dr John K. Babu, Dr Nookaraju Bendukurthi, Rashid Maqbool and other faculty members were also present on the occasion.