Daily Archives: 18 January 2007

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 Friendship on Lavelle Road from 9.30 am to 4 pm, and the keynote speakers are Phil Smith, South Asia editor of Reuters, and Margaret Hicks, group production editor of Press Association.

The morning session from 10 am to 12.30 pm will involve a presentation on how news agency journalism works, what’s distinct about it, the evolution and challenges. The afternoon session from 1.30 pm to close will focus on diversification in operations and new career opportunities.