Posts Tagged ‘AAFT School of Journalism’

A Talk on Ethics of Journalism by M M Goyal at AAFT

April 2, 2023
Sandeep Marwah Honoured M M Goyal with IFTRC Life Membership

Noida: In a recent talk with journalism students of AAFT,  Dr. M. M. Goyal, a renowned educationist, stressed the importance of ethics in journalism. He emphasized that journalism is a powerful tool that can influence public opinion and shape the course of events, but it comes with great responsibility.

Goyal urged the students to maintain the highest ethical standards in their reporting and avoid sensationalism and biases. He also highlighted the need for journalists to remain objective and independent, and to prioritize accuracy and factual reporting. Goyal’s talk inspired the students to strive for excellence and uphold the values of truth, integrity, and accountability in their work as journalists.

Professor Dr.Madan Mohan Goel  is the former Vice Chancellor of  University in Gurugram,  he is a researcher, guide, orator, prolific writer and experienced in educational governance in universities under state, centre and private sector. As Founder Needonomics School of Thought, he is completely dedicated to it development with broad based expertise in Indian economy. He possesses 40 years of teaching experience including 16 years as Professor of Economics. Dr. Sandeep Marwah honoured M.M.Goyal with the life Membership of International Film and Television Research Centre of Asian Academy of Film and Television

Africa Day Celebrated During 11th Global Festival of Journalism

March 29, 2023
Africa Day During 11th Global Festival of Journalism Inaugurated at Marwah Studios

Noida:  India and Africa have a long-standing history of cultural and economic ties. The two regions share a deep connection, having fought against colonialism and imperialism together, and have since worked towards mutual cooperation and development,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah founder of Noida Film City and Chancellor of AAFT University on the second day of 11th Global Festival of Journalism at Marwah Studios.

To celebrate this relationship, Marwah Studios, a renowned media and entertainment hub in India, organized an event on Africa Day. The event aimed to showcase the rich cultural diversity of Africa through music, dance, and art. It provided a platform for Africans living in India to share their stories and experiences, highlighting the cultural similarities and differences between the two regions.

The event also emphasized the need for stronger economic ties between India and Africa. India has been investing heavily in Africa, with trade and investment growing rapidly over the years. “The event served as a reminder of the potential for further economic cooperation and development,” said K..L. .Ganju Consul General of Comoros in India.

Overall, the celebration of Africa Day at Marwah Studios was a great success in promoting cultural exchange and strengthening the bond between India and Africa. It demonstrated the mutual respect and admiration that exists between the two regions, paving the way for a brighter and more prosperous future. The African Embassies and High Commissions in New Delhi congratulated Dr. Marwah for bringing lots of new energy between India and Africa through this powerful event,

Yogesh Mittal of  International Film and Television Club and Mwaka Kang’oma, of Zambia coordinated the program. The event was supported by Indo Egypt Film and Cultural Forum, Indo Tunisia, Indo Morocco, Indo Nigeria, Indo Senegal, Indo Botswana, Indo Ethiopia, Indo Zimbabwe, Indo Zambia, Indo South Africa, Indo Rwanda, Indo Malawi, Indo Lesotho, Indo Gambia, and Indo Gabon film and Cultural Forum of International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry

DPR Korea Documentary Presented with Award of Distinction

March 9, 2023
DPR Korean Film Presented with Award of Distinction at GFJN

Noida: The emotional documentary “Children’s Dream and Mother’s Happiness” presented by the Korean director begged Award of Distinction during the 11th Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2023 in a grand function when film was also screened for the large audience in the presence of H.E. Choe Hui Choi Ambassador of Democratic Republic of Korea to India at Marwah Studios.

“A documentary film is a great way of helping people understand because, somehow, when one is able to see the people involved, it lends a certain immediacy and understanding that is hard to get on the page. We are thankful to the authorities for providing slot for our documentary ‘Children’s Dream and Mother’s Happiness’ in a prestigious festival and also for the award of Distinction which has been bestowed upon this film,” said H.E. Choe Hui Choi Ambassador of DPR Korea to India.

“Doing a documentary is about discovering being open learning and following curiosity. Documentaries have always inspired me in narrative film making,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of President of International Journalism Centre.

The memento was presented to Ambassador by Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of 11th Global Festival of Journalism Noida. Dr. Marwah congratulated Ambassador and the film maker for his unique presentation. Dr. Ajay Kumar Executive Director AAFT presented vote of thanks. The event was supported by Asia Unity Alliance and World Peace Development and Research Foundation.

Electrifying Performance by D J Narain at 11th Global Festival of Journalism 

March 8, 2023
Electrifying Performance by D J Narain at 11th Global Festival of Journalism 

Noida: “Without music, life would be a mistake. Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.. Music is what tells us that the human race is greater than we realize. Where words fail, music speaks. Music is the language of the spirit,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of International Journalism Centre introducing Star Singer D. J. Narain on the closing function of first day of 11th Global Festival of Journalism at Marwah Studios Film City Noida.

The audience was totally charged with energy and eager to move with the music of the popular singer on stage D.J. Narain who impressed the people with his new compositions in rock music.

D J Narain is a music composer, performer, rock band singer, theatre director , publisher, academician, and sports  management expert. Dharmendra Jai Narain is perhaps the only bureaucrat in India to have actually been a real life rock star as one of the lead singers of one of India most loved Pop Rock Group of 90s and the first decade of this century. Aryans with musical hits like Ankhon Main Tera Hi Chehra, Yeh Hawa Kehta Hai Kya, Dekha Teri Ankhon Ko, Hai Dil, and Kehta Hai Dil Yahi Bar Bar etc he has more than 3.4 Crores hits on his songs on you tube.

Having performed in more than 800 concerts including mega ones like National Games, Cine Awards, MTV, Channel V. Narain has published more than 60 songs till now and worked with all the music companies of the nation. The event was attended by many senior and young journalist from all over India and abroad. The event was supported by World Peace Development and Research Foundation.

Shaheed Bhagat Singh Remembered at 11th Global Festival of Journalism

February 21, 2023
Poster of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Launched at 11th GFJN at Marwah Studios

Noida: We are feeling proud to launch the poster of Shaheed Bhagat Singh who was a committed, multi-lingual journalist. He frequently produced politically charged and socially-rooted writings on several pressing contemporary issues. He mostly wrote in three languages: Punjabi, Urdu, and Hindi and, occasionally, in English,” informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of 11th Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2023 while  addressing the large audience at Marwah Studios.

Bhagat Singh was a trained journalist who started young. He began his journalistic journey working as an apprentice with well-known media organisations of his time, like Pratap and Vir Arjun. Significantly, he honed his journalistic craft under the editorship of Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi, a pioneer of radical journalism in India and a solid Gandhian political activist. 

In his short, creative and meaningful journalistic career – which coincided with and ran parallel to his revolutionary political life – Singh, in varying capacities, was associated with more than a dozen prestigious newspapers and magazines that were published from different parts of the country. These included Kirti, Pratap, Maharathi, Vir Arjun, Matwala, Prabha, Akali, Chand, Bande Mataram, among others.

Alfredo Caldera Charge d’ Affaires of Embassy of Venezuela, Dr. Abbas Naseri Tahiri senior journalist from Iran, Heikki Ratna President Finland Chamber of Commerce, Zena Chung Global Goodwill Ambassador from Seoul, South Korea, Narendra Gupta film journalist from Mumbai. Kumar Rakesh senior journalist, Sunil Dang former member of Prasar Bharti and editor in chief of The Day After Magazine, renowned actor Varun Suri, journalist & anchor Nida Ahmed, and Ajay Kumar Festival Director were also present there.

The event was supported by World Peace Development and Research Foundation, Asian Unity Alliance, International Film and Television Research Centre, International Public Broadcasting Forum, and AAFT University.

Sandeep Marwah Honored Journalists on Narada Jyanti Day

May 21, 2022
Marwah Presented Awards to Journalists on Narada Jyanti Day

Noida:  ” some of the journalists are in such a hurry to break the news that they publish without verifying the news. A journalist must research all facts before producing and publishing the news. A journalist should have true integrity along with a good hold over the language.” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of International Journalism Centre & President Marwah Studios while presenting the awards to journalists on the occasion of Narada Jyanti organised by Vishva Samvad Kendra at Yatharth Hospital Auditorium, Greater Noida.

Narad Muni was a popular sage in Hindu Mythology who was a travelling musician, and storyteller, who carried news and wisdom everywhere he went. Vishwa Samvad Kendra is a Media Centre with a difference – a difference defined by its motto: Samvadat Souhardam, ’Amity through Interaction’. The mighty national resurgence through which the country is currently passing makes it necessary.

K. A. Badrinath, Chief Advisor, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India said “Maharishi Narada was an ideal journalist and the first one in the universe. Today’s journalists can learn from Narada to speak on public welfare effectively despite adverse circumstances.”

Bhuvan Bhaskar, Manager, Public Relations, NCDEX added, “Journalism has one religion – objectivity. Your writing can be effective only if you do journalism with fairness. Sides can be taken but only by virtue of truth.”

Later the management of Vishwa Samvad Kendra announced an award for Sandeep Marwah and he was honoured by other dignities for his untiring contribution to journalism.

World Sports Journalists Day Celebrated at ICMEI

July 8, 2021
World Sports Journalists Day Celebrated at ICMEI

Noida: “We are very happy and excited to speak out once again our international record in sports to all the journalists present here to celebrate World Sports Journalist Day which falls on 2nd July every year,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and International Journalism Centre talking to the press & students of journalism designed by International Chamber of Media And Entertainment Industry.

“We, at AAFT School of Mass Communication and Journalism, have a special cell where we talk about sports journalism and try to prepare sports journalists out of the large number of students who apply for journalism. We do give them an opportunity to be part of sports event for the coverage.

Marwah Studios has a deep interest in sports and other related activities including our own annual national level sports event-Ethleema, sports bulletin at Radio Noida, Radio Raipur, even MSTV also covers the sports event.

The students of AAFT covered many sports event including one which was biggest in the country i.e. xix Commonwealth Games in 2010 right from Wagah Boarder to Nehru Stadium and clicked 10,000 pictures, 1000 hour of film making, 102 radio programs, 102 short films in 102 days and created a World Record.

Media Has Done A Commendable Job During Pandemic- Sandeep Marwah

April 5, 2021
Sandeep Marwah Presenting Awards to Journalist on the 15th Annual Function of MFI

New Delhi: “We have appreciated doctors, hospital staff, Police and paramilitary forces, safai karamcharies and do not forget the role of media persons. They have been equally contributing to the cause and putting their best to give you the most correct information possible even taking risk of their life during this year of pandemic,” said Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios and National Chairman of Media And Entertainment Committee BIS Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Government of India on the occasion of 15th annual award function of Media Federation of India at IMA Auditorium.

Let me extend my heartiest congratulations to all the awardees here who all have come from different parts of India to collect their awards. I must appreciate your sincere contribution in nation building through different segments of Media including Print, Radio, Television, Social Media and media education,” added Sandeep Marwah while presenting the awards to media persons.

Later Ramdas Athawale Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India addressed the audience and congratulated on their achievements. Arun Sharma National President Media Federation of India thanked everyone for their presence and continuous support to the organization which has been looking after the welfare of the members.

Webinar on Fake News at 9th Global Festival of Journalism

February 21, 2021
9th Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2021

New Delhi: There is a bombardment of information from all over. It is sometimes difficult to handle so much of sound and visuals presented to you via digital and traditional media. In between you are also feed with fake news. It is important to know what fake news is all about. Any false or misleading content presented as news and communicated in formats spanning spoken, written, printed, electronic, and digital communication is called fake news,” explained Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of Marwah Studios in a webinar on Fake News on the second day of 9th Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2021

“The availability to express yourself on social media has raised the level of fake news be it a Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or blogs. You actually start believing in these news,” said Suniel Parashar senior journalist & PR Consultant.

“Fake news can reduce the impact of real news by competing with it. It also has the potential to undermine trust in serious media coverage The term has at times been used to cast doubt upon legitimate news,” added Anoop Bose Broadcaster &  Senior Lawyer of Supreme Court. “Fake News have no basis in fact, but are presented as being factually accurate. It also refers to stories that are fabricated that obtain little to no verifiable facts,” said Onkeshwar Pandey CEO & Editor in Chief New Observer Post.

Arvind Kumar Singh Senior Journalist Rajya Sabha Television identifies seven types of fake news-satire or parody, false connection, misleading content, false context, impostor content, made-up sources, manipulated content and fabricated content. Rajesh Badal  Senior Journalist and advisor in many organizations spoke of information pollution and distinguishes between three types of problems: ‘mis-information’, ‘dis-information’, and ‘mal-information.

Sunil Dang former Member of Press Council of India and CEO Day After Magazine suggested that you must Consider the source, read beyond the headline, check the authors, assess the supporting sources, check the date of publication, ask if it is a joke, ask experts and that will reduce the chances of fake news in the publications.

“Fake news and disinformation is spread all over social media, such as Twitter, every day. More than 6.6 million tweets linking to fake and conspiracy news publishers around the 2016 campaign. However many fake news stories do not follow the pattern. Organized blocks or accounts coordinate to create a longer lifecycle for this fake news information,” added Meena K Iyer Film Critic and Journalist.

A poster of Ganesh Shanker Vidyarthi was released by the dignities to mark respect to truthful journalism. Vote of thanks was proposed by Sushil Bharti Broadcasting Director of Marwah Studios.

International Journalism Centre Completes Ten Years

January 4, 2021
International Journalism Centre Completes Ten Years in Advice

New Delhi: A voluntary organization- IJC-International Journalism Centre completed its ten years of services to the National and international journalism by way of its expertise in the field of journalism under the leadership of World-renowned media person Dr. Sandeep Marwah.

“We have completed Ten years of IJC. It has given enough to the field of Journalism. The purpose of the organization is to bring in love, peace and unity through journalism. We have always believed in constructive journalism and that has been propagated enough in last ten years and will continue with the same for all time to come,” said Dr. Sandeep Marwah President of IJC while talking to the members of IJC.

International Journalism Centre has been successful in announcing, launching and celebrating 12th February as the INTERNATIONAL DAY OF JOURNALISM now from last ten years. Not only in India but all over the World organizations have started celebrating this auspicious day.

The biggest celebration of journalism in the World -Global Festival of Journalism Noida is now going to see the ninth edition on this coming 12th February 2021. Large number of events are being organized to be in touch with the people associated with journalism. Workshops, seminars, interactions, talks, Documentary Festival, Poster Launches etc. are the part of regular practice now.

One of the finest and popular school of Mass Communication and Journalism under the name and banner of AAFT School of Journalism has been promoted by International Journalism Centre has produced some of the finest journalist now placed all over the World.

Radio Noida 107.4 Fm is the biggest contribution in the segment of broadcasting by Marwah Studios under the supervision and guidance of International Journalism centre. is a World Radio.

Online Television Station MSTV is popular for broadcasting largest number of programs on art and culture. The TV is tuned by the youth of this country in many educational institutions in India and even rest of the World.

AAA-Asian News Agency has picked up now to promote news on art and culture and events promoting love, peace and unity. It is directly connected to activities of Noida Film City.

Radio Raipur is next in the series and will be launched during the 9th Global Festival of Journalism Noida 2021on World Radio Day on 13th February.