Noida: 5th Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2017 marked its presence internationally. It is now known to all the important nations of the World. The physical and virtual participation has gone to 140 countries of the World where ICMEI- International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry has its members.
“5th Global Festival of Journalism Noida now is an international property. The purpose of uniting the world through journalism is getting fulfilled,” said Sandeep Marwah President IJC and Global Cultural Minister.
“Indo Slovenian friendship has seen a new wave today with our involvement with 5th Global Festival of Journalism Noida, we hope we will work together in a much bigger way to develop relations with India this year,” said Josef Drofnik Ambassador of Slovenia to India.
“Journalism needs correction at many stages in India. It creates and develops perception about every aspect of life. Journalists has to do ample research to reach to the correct information before delivering the information to the masses,” said Pankaj K Singh IRS Deputy Commissioner Taxation and writer of many books.
“ From monthly film magazines to daily news papers and now hourly information on net have definitely made film journalism a very popular subject. The responsibility has also gone up many times. It has become a large source of employment too,” added Vinod Mirani renowned film journalist and critic.
Ashok Tyagi Secretary General of International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry, Vipin Gaur Secretary General of News Paper Association of India also expressed their views on journalism, its difficulties and role of associations.
Later Sandeep Marwah honored the guest with the life membership of International Journalism Centre. H.E. Josef Drofnik also inaugurated the exhibition of Graphics and Animation designed by the students of Asian School of Media And Studies.
A daily bulletin of the activities of the festival by department of print media and a poster to mark respect to the veteran journalist Ganesh Vidyartyhi were also released on the occasion. Sushil Bharti Director Radio Noida spoke about the forum.
A poster to highlight the new web series for mstv.co.in produced by Marwah films and video production and directed by the film students of ASMS was also released.
WPDRF- World Peace Development And Research Foundation, AAU & APR-Association of Asian U International Film And Television Research Centre, AAFT- Asian Academy of Film And Television, IFUNA- Indian Federation of United Nations Organizations supported the event.