Celebrating World Radio Day (WRD), two podcasts produced by the students of the Times School of Media (TSOM), Bennett University were selected by UNESCO in its event called “Celebrating Humanity in all its Diversity”. The selected podcasts have been put on UNESCO’s website.
It was proclaimed in the year 2011 by the Member States of UNESCO, and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in the following year as an International Day, February 13 became World Radio Day.
One trend that has gained mass appeal in recent years is podcasting, a concept that streams content and radio on demand on any device over the internet. So, keeping this in mind, students at TSOM, Bennett University through various practical, theoretical and critical listening sessions are trained to produce podcasts. During various projects and assignments that are a part of their curriculum, students were encouraged to think, conceptualise ideas and use the state-of-the-art University’s Media Labs with latest media software to produce audio and video stories. ‘Mere Gaav Mere Log’ a three-part series produced by Utkarsh Gaharwar, Amrita Jha and Manas Dixit, students of Post Graduate Diploma - Digital Media (PGDM) and Homosexuality Promo, produced by Meher Dhanjal, Muskan Guliani and Raghavi Jhanjee, second-year students of Bachelor of Journalism and Mass Communication, were the projects given to them while they were learning to produce Radio Programmes and Podcasts as a part of their curriculum. The podcasts were produced under the guidance of Dr Moina Khan, Assistant Professor, TSOM, Bennett University.
“Times School of Media, Bennett University gives special emphasis on practical learning while giving a strong theoretical foundation to its students. The curriculum for its Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Media, and BA in Journalism and Mass Communication programs are designed in a manner where students get the opportunity to experience skill-based learning and are industry-ready”, said, Dr. Moina Khan, Assistant Professor, TSOM, Bennett University, Greater Noida.
The Mass Communication programs at Times School of Media have been designed in association with India’s largest media conglomerate- The Times of India Group. For detailed information on Times School of Media, visit the University website or call at 1800-103-8484. To apply for the Media programs, one needs to visit the Application Page of University website.