Interactive Panel Discussion on Innovative Thinking and Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Media

Nov 25, 2023

Nitte Institute of Communication (NICO), in association with the Institution Innovation Council (IIC) organised a panel discussion on "Innovative Thinking and Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Media" on 28th November 2023, at the University Auditorium, Paneer.

The event brought together prominent figures in journalism to share their insights and perspectives on navigating the evolving media landscape. The panel comprised of K.N. Shanth Kumar, Chairman, Press Trust of India, President of Bangalore International Centre and Director of The Printers (Mysore), a renowned publishing house; Mr. Manohara Prasad, a veteran journalist with over 36 years of experience at Udayavani, known for his diverse and award-winning writing and Mr. Raghava M, The Hindu's Special Correspondent based in Mangalore, respected for his in-depth reporting across various domains. Prof. G Sriniketan, President, IIC; Prof. Raviraj, Head, NICO and Dr. Nesara Kadanakuppe, Assoc. Professor, NICO, added valuable academic perspectives.

Following the ceremonial lighting of the lamp and Prof. Raviraj's welcome address, Dr. Nesara introduced the esteemed guests. Dr. Prasad Shetty's insightful inaugural address set the tone for the discussion. Each guest shared valuable insights on the current media scenario, offering solutions and their personal perspectives on the industry's future. Prof. Sriniketan's presidential address enriched the discourse. Dr. Anisha, Assoc. Professor delivered the vote of thanks.

In the panel discussion that followed, K N Shanthkumar, Manohara Prasad, Raghava M and Nesara Kadanakuppe shared their insights on entrepreneurial opportunities in media. The panel discussion was followed by a Question & Answer session. Students of NICO raised their concerns regarding the media to the panel and queries related to entrepreneurial opportunities were also addressed by the panel.

This panel discussion at NICO served as a valuable platform for knowledge sharing and networking for future media professionals, equipping them with the tools and insights to navigate the evolving media landscape with innovative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit.

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