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GD Goenka University Organizes International Media Workshop in Association with Mr. Christopher Conte, a Two-times Knight International Journalism Fellow and a Former News Editor of The Wall Street Journal

Aug 29, 2016   15:03 IST 
Gurgoan, Haryana, India
  • Conference themed on Beyond the Inverted Pyramid: The Enduring Power of Narrative

  • Ace journalists from leading media houses attended the conference


GD Goenka University, a leading new age university driven by a passion for excellence in education, hosted 2nd International media workshop on “Beyond the Inverted Pyramid - The Enduring Power of Narrative” theme. The two-day international conference was inaugurated by Mr. Christopher Conte, two-times Knight International Journalism Fellow and a former News Editor of The Wall Street Journal and Prof. Dr. Deependra Kumar Jha, Pro Vice Chancellor, GD.Goenka University. The conference was attended by eminent industry leaders and experts along with industry stalwarts presenting their views and observations on the Narrative Writing.


During the highly interactive workshop, Mr. Christopher Conte shared with the participants, deep insights into narrative writing and explained how to look beyond news and craft analytical, in depth and descriptive reports as a journalist. This was the second workshop that was conducted by the School of Communication this year.


The School of Communication is currently offering Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Master of Arts (M.A.) in Journalism & Mass Communication, Master of Arts (M.A.) in Social Media and Media Management, Post-graduate Diploma in Event Management and Social Media Marketing.


About GD Goenka University, Gurgaon

Located on 60 acres with the ancient and picturesque Aravalli hills for a backdrop and amidst the corporate hub of the Millennium City of Gurgaon, GD Goenka University is a Private University that is guided by the philosophy that new thinking in the areas of teaching, learning, research and training are pivotal to making students tomorrow’s leaders and giving them a world view. With unswerving focus on providing quality education, GD Goenka University has engaged the best and brightest faculty to guide students, engage their minds and widen their horizon. This is done by creating regular and systematic opportunities for students to interact with a broad range of industries and service sectors. The University’s infrastructure, laboratories, dedicated video conference facilities, virtual learning facilities and fully equipped studios and conference rooms reveal the University’s passion for excellence.


The GD Goenka University (GDGU) established in 2013 heralds a new era in Indian Higher Education. This new-age University transcends traditional education systems and focusses on inter-disciplinary approach to learning and research. Design thinking is all pervasive and emphasis is on ‘Making’ and ‘Creating’. 


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