Thursday, 30 November 2017

DiJAI Invites Amateur Writers (non professionals and students) in English and Tamil

The Digital Journalists’ Association of India (DiJAI – invites non-professionals and students with writing skills in English and Tamil, to contribute their work/articles on any topic, for scrutiny, for publishing in the digital portal, Outstanding contributions would be considered for inclusion in the e-magazine, PreSense. In this regard, the Editorial Team’s decision in the matter will be final and binding and binding.

DiJAI, an initiative of the e-magazine, PreSense, was formed in March 2016, with the objective of honing the professional skills of digital journalism among professionals and amateurs. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras is its knowledge partner.  In July 2017, DiJAI launched the Student Forum in two city colleges for women, in Chennai, to encourage potential and prospective writers among the students, and to help hone their writing skills. 

It is under this initiative that DiJAI is extending this opportunity to all non-professional writers and students,  if they are interested in getting associated with DiJAI. 

Those interested may please contact us with details through email 

K. Srinivasan, Founder & Chairman, Digital Journalists Association of India (DiJAI)

Saturday, 7 October 2017

How to write for Digital media - Presentation by Prime Point Srinivasan

Anna University organised a three-day workshop on "Writing for Media" from 5th October 2017 to 7th October 2017.  In this unique workshop, professionals from different segments like Print Media, Television Media, Cinema, Researchers, etc. shared their views.  Media Science students of the University were the participants. 

Prime Point Srinivasan, Founder of the Digital Journalists Association of India (DiJAI) made a presentation on "How to write for Digital Media"   During his speech, Srinivasan explained the difference between writing for conventional media and digital media, including the reading habits and expectations of readers.  He also gave tips to make the articles scannable and readable in the screen.  

Dr. Arutselvan, Asst. Professor of Media Science Department organised this workshop.  The ppt presentation by Srinivasan is embedded here.

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Fundamentals of Digital Journalism - Workshop at Dr MGR Janaki College

DiJAI launched  Students Forum in two Colleges at Chennai on 27th July 2017.  On 3rd October, 2017, DiJAI organised a two-hour workshop to the Student Members of Dr MGR Janaki College on the 'Fundamentals of Digital Journalism'.  Prime Point Srinivasan (Founder & Chairman of DiJAI), Bharathi Thamizhan (President, DiJAI) and R Nurullah (Vice President, DiJAI) addressed the students on various aspects of Digital Journalism.  A mentoring Scheme was also announced.

DiJAI is forming Students Forum in various Colleges to hand-hold the non media students.  

The presentation made by Prime Point Srinivasan is embedded below.

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Fundamentals of Digital Journalism - Workshop at Soka Ikeda College - 12th Sep 2017

A workshop for 90 minutes was held at Sokda Ikeda Arts and Science College for women on Tuesday, the 12th September 2017.  The  purpose of the workshop was to educate the student members on the steps to be followed for writing an article.

Dr R Jagannathan, President of the Management Committee of the College also participated.  Bharathi Thamizhan, President of DiJAI interacted with the students on the current trends in digital journalism and the expectations of the readers.

K. Srinivasan, Founder Chairman of DiJAI made a presentation on the three steps to be followed while writing an article.  He also made announcement of the Mentoring Scheme for the student Members.

The power point presentation made by K. Srinivasan

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