MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH AND STUDIES
(Formerly MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY )
About – DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM & MASS COMMUNICATION
Dr. Parul Wason Goyal
Associate Professor & HoD
Qualifications: M.A., Dip. In Journalism, Dip. In Comm. in English., Ph.D., NET
Experience: 24 years
Area of interest: Radio and TV production, Development Journalism,
Social media Comm.
Research & Publications: Books, Academic papers in Inter
Faculty of Media Studies and Humanities (FMeH) aims at imparting quality education in order to cater the increasing demands of the industry. At FMeH, we take up challenges that come with the existing as well as emerging corporate environments. The core strength of FMeH lies in the harmony among all its stakeholders: Students, Faculty, Staff and Management.
It is our firm faith that value based learning can transform a student into an efficient professional and a responsible citizen. It is in this backdrop that we strive to help our students claim their rightful place in the world that is fast turning into a global village.
The Departments under FMeH have highly qualified faculty with wide experience, industry exposure and research orientation. The faculty has published research papers in reputed professional journals. They are sincere, dedicated, competent and experienced.
FMeH employs around twenty faculty members along with one Video editor and camera person for its studio. They have been associated with national and multinational organizations such as Aajtak, Zee News, India TV, Sahara Group, Discovery Channel, Doordarshan, All India Radio, Headlines Today, Fairfax Business Media ( Australia), Dainik Bhaskar, Navbharat Times ( TOI Group), Indian Institute of Mass Communication( IIMC, JNU campus) and prominent universities. All the faculty members are also associated with reputed literary associations and societies to keep abreast with the recent developments in their research areas. Some faculty members are actively engaged in guiding research projects. They are encouraged to design syllabi that impart contemporary relevance to the various programmes of study. Here, teaching & research go hand in hand.
Each classroom has been provided with TV Set, LCD & Audio System. FMeH has already acquired state of the art equipment (camera, edit bay, teleprompter, etc.) and is in the process of setting up a well-equipped broadcast studio in the current academic session. It enjoys natural access to Manav Rachna Community Radio for training the students in radio techniques. FMeH computer lab has 60 computers and has all the required software for print production. The students bring out their TV & Radio programmes along with lab newspapers and magazines on their own.
- Classroom lecture by faculty
- News, Content, Media Analysis classes
- Practical classes in studio by faculty
- Lab work by students
- Independent work by students guided by faculty
- Self-initiated and directed study by students
- Assignments, Class tests and Presentation by students
- Evaluation by self and peers under faculty guidance
- Practical training in Radio Jockeying facilitated by Radio Manav Rachna
- TV documentary, News bulletin by students under faculty guidance & industry experts
- Research: Surveys, Case Method Projects
Research At Undergraduate Level
The Faculty has made consistent efforts to introduce research at undergraduate level. To this end, Live Case Studies are conducted with the help of students on topical issues in the first year itself. Surveys of various kinds (Media Habits, Time Spend, Students’ Perception of their University, Voting Campaign Impact, etc.) are used to familiarize the students with basic research tools.
In addition to placement services provided by the Corporate Resource Centre (CRC) at the university level, FMeH provides training & placement opportunities to all its students right from the beginning. No wonder even 1st year student have got work-opportunities in national and multinational organizations such as NDTV, CNN-IBN, Sahara TV, Asia News International, The Hindustan Times, The Indian Express, The Statesman, Tata Tea Jago Re!, Corvo, and, Weber Schandwick.
Television: Reporter, Anchor, Producer, Copy Editor, Script Writer, Researcher, Production Executive, Video Jockey. Radio: Radio Jockey / Anchor, News Reader, Reporter, Producer, Programme Executive, Script Writer, Copy Writer. Internet & Mobile: Content Writer, content designer. Newspaper and Magazine: Reporter/ Correspondent, Feature Writer, Business Writer, Copy editor, Sub-editor, Photographer. Event Management: Event Executive, Event Manager and Event Designer.