Thursday 24 March 2016

DiJAI workshop - Registration closed

In view of the overwhelming response, DiJAI has closed the registration for the workshop to be held on 2nd April 2016.  Individual communication has been sent to the eligible nominations.  DiJAI has given priority to working professionals and Faculty members of digital journalism courses.   Please keep visiting this site for updates.

Tuesday 22 March 2016

DiJAI organises a Workshop on 'Essentials of Digital Journalism' at IIT Madras

DiJAI will kick start its activities with a workshop on "Essentials of Digital Journalism" on Saturday, 2nd April 2016 at IIT Madras.  Tentatively, the programme will be as follows:

10.00 am - Inauguration by Dr Santhosh Babu IAS
10.30 am - "Digital Journalism Tools" by Dr Muthukumaran
11.15 am - Tea
11.30 am - "Legal Issues in Digital Media" by Shri N Ramesh, Advocate
12.15 pm - "Ethics in Digital Media" by Shri Cyber Simman, Senior Digial Journalist
01.00 pm - Sum up 
01.15 pm - Lunch

Professionals involved in digital journalism, e-magazines, electronic newsletters in portals, and corporate contributors to online news portals are eligible to participate in this workshop. There is no participation fee. DiJAI will restrict the eligible registrants to 25 on a first-come-first-served basis.

Interested eligible professionals may kindly register their names before 28th March 2016. The confirmed participants will be contacted through email.

Registration can be done through this link:

(Update:  Registration is closed. Eligible persons will receive the communication from DiJAI team)

If the eligible registrants do not receive a response from DiJAI by 29th March, 2016, kindly send a whatsapp message with details of registration to +91 9894447177. You may also contact at

Digital Journalists Association of India (DiJAI) formed at Chennai

'Digital Journalists Association of India' (DiJAI) was initiated as a Trust at Chennai, India in March 2016, to hone the professional skills of digital journalism among the professionals.  The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras is its knowledge partner.  

Prime Point Srinivasan (Editor-in-Chief of the e-magazine, PreSense) is  the Chairman and Managing Trustee of this Trust.  Shri Rajendran (Cyber Society of India), Smt. Susan Koshy (Former General Manager of IDBI Bank Limited and Editor of PreSense), Shri Nurullah (Tamil journalist), Dr Sudarshan (IIT Madras), Shri E Perumal alias Bharathi Thamizhan (Online Editor of the Publication, The Tamil Hindu), Shri Suryah (Managing Editor of the e-magazine, New Gen Thamizhan) are the other trustees.  

The Trustees elected Shri E Perumal alias Bharathi Thamizhan as the President of DiJAI.  The Trustees also elected Shri Nurullah and Shri Rajendran as Vice-President and Treasurer respectively. 

Email ID of DiJAI:
Twitter @Dijaiindia
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