Online Journalism workshops from today
Indore, Mar 6 (UNI) The website www.bbchindi.com has joined hands with its online partner www.webdunia.com to conduct online journalism workshops for students in India.
From today, teams would conduct special sessions at universities and journalism schools in Madhya Pradesh and Delhi.
The sessions would provide students with insight and provide hands-on training on how best to write for web audiences.
At the conclusion of the workshops, students would be assigned with special subjects to write on and the best three pieces would be published on bbchindi.com, a release said.
''I am delighted that the strong partnership between bbchindi.com and webdunia.com will now benefit India's budding online mediapersons. I am looking forward to sharing with them the BBC's editorial standards, which are the backbone of BBC Hindi journalism and I hope that they will be able to implement these principles of objectivity in their careers, further raising the benchmark of Hindi-language journalism,'' said bbchindi.com Editor Salma Zaidi.
According to CEO Vinay Chhajlani, varsities offered several courses for print and audio-visual journalism but students did possessed inadequate practical knowledge of online journalism, the release said.
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