Minglebox Education News - mediacareer http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:44:13 GMT Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:44:13 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[Electronic Media]]> Mass Communication is an essential catalyst for national development and social change. The conceptual change in the perception of masses is chiefly due to the profundity of impact of electronic communication technology which has revolutionized all mass communication systems. According to a government study more than eighty percent of the households in the country have TV sets and more than two thirds people in metros have cable connection which is even spreading rapidly to smaller towns and sub-urban areas through DTH services. The largest single medium of communication reaching the..

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Wed, 28 Apr 2010 09:05:23 GMT data-0001-fdbffe7e2842ab66012843a9d4f9635b
<![CDATA[Public Relations]]> Public Relation Management is concerned with maintenance of mutual relations and understanding between an organization and the whole group of public related to it, which includes shareholders, government, consumers, employees and the media. The main function of public relation managers is to ensure proper channel of communication between the management and employees. Eligibility: The minimum qualification is 10+2 pass or equivalent. Thereafter one can avail Diploma and Post-Graduate Diploma courses in PR management. This is closely related to Journalism. Duration of most the courses..

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Thu, 15 Apr 2010 05:11:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffe7e27fcfad70127ffe15815680a
<![CDATA[Modelling ]]> With the expansion of consumerism and media there has been a tremendous growth in the modeling industry. Modeling has been one of the sought after career options for youngsters and also is one of the lucrative professions. It attracts males and females equally, though there was a time when females dominated the field.  The upsurge in fashion industry has made modeling an attractive career option. It has generated a large and continuing demand for fresh faces and personalities to launch and promote a variety of branded products to its best advantage. Eligibility: - For..

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Thu, 21 Oct 2010 10:43:13 GMT data-0001-fdbffe832bbf71cd012bce62a7282f70
<![CDATA[Event Management ]]> In many ways, event management is linked to advertising and marketing. The planner needs to imagine the event is a product or brand, and then develop and promote it in a creative way. Ultimately, what’s important is that the attendees (the consumers) have a positive experience that leaves them feeling good about the organizers. The same applies whether the organizer is a business, charity or family. Eligibility: - Top event planners typically possess Bachelor's degrees in business administration, marketing, tourism or hospitality administration. Most do not have or need..

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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 10:23:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffe842b8a7780012b9ad118de7133
<![CDATA[Radio Journalism ]]> Initially Radio was the medium used to deliver the live news. It was extensively used in the Second World War. Radio is the least expensive medium and has maximum reach to the people among all the existing mediums. Live news coverage, great speed, short but meaningful sentences and accessibility are some distinctive features of Radio. Radio news is a great effort of a team in which main job of an editor is to gather and edit the news. There is no picture that is why editor plots a story so that it would be ease for listeners to visualize the complete scenario. Eligibility: ..

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Wed, 27 Oct 2010 11:51:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffe832becf0b5012bed87233e5f68
<![CDATA[Acting and Production]]> Entering the field of acting takes training and skills in order to act successfully. Learning the techniques needed to fully inhabit a role and successfully portray a person for stage or screen is important. These are the skills and abilities that teachers in this field convey to students. It takes different methods to act on stage than on film or TV and this diploma will teach the students the skill set needed for each. Eligibility: - The actors portray diverse characters; they must have talent, artistic ability, and training. Actors should have a variety of performance skills,..

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Wed, 27 Oct 2010 06:12:31 GMT data-0001-fdbffe832be95c51012bec50fbb63587
<![CDATA[Photography]]> Photography is blended with lot of creativity and technical expertise. Most people consider photography as a hobby rather than a serious career option. But with the advent of new Medias and technological innovations, people are considering photography from a professional point of view. Besides the inherent skill sets, systematic orientation of the technicalities of photography helps a photographer to give his photos a professional touch. As a career option, one can specialize in various areas of photography like fashion photographer and professional photographer for advertising shoots,..

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Mon, 18 Oct 2010 05:20:02 GMT data-0001-fdbffe842bb0311a012bbdc7b38a5926
<![CDATA[Advertising]]> Advertising is a service industry geared towards the communication of information and ideas to and on behalf of others. It is the main arm of marketing, involved in the communication of information and ideas to optimize sales or levels of awareness. Advertising is not an end in itself but a means to build a relationship between the product and the consumer. Eligibility: Eligibility for most of the advertising postgraduate courses is graduation in any discipline with a minimum of 50 percent marks. Admission to most of these courses is based on an entrance exam and/or interview...

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Tue, 13 Apr 2010 12:01:56 GMT data-0001-fdbffe7e27f602300127f70c16066570
<![CDATA[Journalism ]]> Journalism is a prestigious profession as well as a highly respected one. Journalist plays a major role in the development of the nation. It is through them that we get information about daily happenings in the society. The purpose of journalism itself is to inform and interpret, educate and enlighten the people. Good journalism informs, analyzes and shapes opinion. Due to the enormous influence it exerts on the lives of people, journalism is also referred to as the 'fourth estate'. Personality: A flair for writing, command over the language, ability to express ideas clearly and..

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Wed, 24 Dec 2008 17:00:01 GMT data-0000-c340d51b1e675df2011e677892a40a08
<![CDATA[Publishing]]> A career in publishing has become lucrative over the years as the process of globalization is encouraging more and more outsourcing satisfying both the creative and the material needs of the aspirants. Moreover the books published in India find a market not only in India but also in abroad. The increasing readership of books published in India has thus helped in the growth of career opportunities in publishing. Eligibility: In order to get in to the editorial department, a degree in journalism is more often than not, the required criteria. One has to complete one's graduation in..

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Tue, 19 Oct 2010 08:53:45 GMT data-0001-fdbffe842bbf771a012bc3b1b67a7101
<![CDATA[Mass Communication]]> The field of mass communication provides a wide scope and a plethora of opportunities for students across the country. Due to the blooming economy in India, The Indian Media Industry looks promising and is expected to experience substantial growth in the years to come. With a degree in Mass communication, you could work with newspapers, magazines, television channels, and radio stations, advertising agencies, and of course, the internet. The media industry (be it the print media, electronic media, visual media and broadcasting media) is always on the lookout of creative, spontaneous,..

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Fri, 18 May 2012 05:30:41 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85375aa99401375e6d2a4411b0
<![CDATA[Video Editing ]]> Video editing refers to the process in which segments of videos are modified or rearranged from many video tapes for forming the advanced and final video, blended with audio and special effects. Editors may adopt the linear video editing system, non-linear video editing system, or vision mixing. The linear video editing is done by using videotape, while non-linear editing makes use of computers and video editing software. On the other hand, the vision mixing system is used when live video signals are edited. Technical and creative skills are imperative for an editor. He or she must also..

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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 09:16:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b001383260a3390b0f
<![CDATA[Video Jockey ]]> As the name implies, video jockey responsibilities are very similar to those of disc jockeys, with the main difference being that video jockeys introduce music videos on TV, as opposed to introducing songs on the radio. A VJ is expected to amuse the audience through witty anchoring and presentation. They usually adopt a unique style and delivery, which usually determines their popularity among the general public. A video jockey usually answers to the program director or the general manager at the station. It may be required of the video jockey to work just regular hours, or to tape all his..

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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 09:13:06 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b00138325d87f20882
<![CDATA[Radio Jockey]]> A radio jockey (RJ) is a person who hosts a radio show, where a RJ cherry-picks the music to be played out, topic of discussion, by socializing with audiences through interaction like phone calls, SMS, e-mail, etc. Every radio jockey has his own style of communication. To make a quick impression in the mind of a listener, apart from a good voice, the radio jockey should be gracious, witty and vibrant and must possess good communication skills. Radio jockeying, though a non-conventional career, is fast catching up with other traditional jobs. Owing to the proliferation of FM channels, radio..

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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 09:09:02 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b001383259ccdd7c26
<![CDATA[Public Relation]]> Public relation management is concerned with maintenance of mutual relations and understanding between an organization and the whole group of public related to it, which includes shareholders, government, consumers, employees and the media. Public relations specialists may arrange and direct speaking engagements, press conferences, meetings and conventions, films or videos, and fund raising campaigns. These workers usually have to prepare a number of materials for these events, such as speeches and press releases, magazine articles, scripts, fact sheets, pamphlets, and newsletters. They may..

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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 08:58:25 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b00138325014cd737f
<![CDATA[Journalism]]> Journalism is the occupation of reporting, writing, editing, photographing, or broadcasting news or of conducting any news organization as a business. Newspapers, radio, television and more recently the new media- the internet have completely revolutionized 'dissemination of news' to the public. In a predominantly democratic country like India, the power of press is superficial and journalist are esteemed as front runners in shaping up the society on par with politicians who at times, are dubious. A career in journalism is bristling with opportunities for young aspirants with character and..

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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 08:54:48 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b00138324cc57a6f15
<![CDATA[Film Making]]> Film industry is probably the broadest and the most creative field in media. Films are a cluster of entertainment, giving information and used for communication. The field of film making has a plethora of job opportunities in the making but it is highly competitive. An individual pursuing a career as a filmmaker must be resilient and should fully equip himself with all the artistic and technical aspects in order to break into the film industry. The basic process of film making are development, pre-production, production , post-production, sales and distribution. The largest number of films is..

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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 08:50:21 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b001383248b342691d
<![CDATA[Disc Jockey ]]> Disc jockey or DJ is a person who plays music for a wide variety of audiences and purposes. DJs are generally employed at a radio station, nightclub, discotheque, party or any other event. These entertaining professionals are expected to maintain a fundamental understanding and appreciation of music, which plays into their ability to do well within their job. Some disc jockeys work at special events such as weddings, anniversaries, corporate events, bar mitzvahs, and other events that require musical entertainment. Disc jockeys must have a good personality, be able to deal with the general..

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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 08:46:46 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b00138324569db6319
<![CDATA[Advertising]]> Advertising, in simple terms, is a process of employing various media to sell a product or service. Some of the commonly used media for advertising are T.V., radio, websites, newspapers, magazines, bill-boards, hoardings etc. It helps to create demand, promote marketing system and boost economic growth. Therefore various companies exclusively rely upon advertising to promote their products. Primarily, these companies do not handle their own advertising. They use the services of advertising agencies to plan and create their ad campaigns. As a result of economic liberalization and the changing..

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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 08:40:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b00138323fe17d5a6f
<![CDATA[Publishing]]> The word publishing denotes a huge amount of publishing work that includes the printing and publishing of books, newspapers, magazines, periodicals and journals. One would think that with the advent of the techno-age, the publishing industry would go completely out of business. To the collective relief of thousands of publishers and zillions of print lovers, this is one dire prophecy that doesn’t seem to be proving true. The publishing industry, along with an inherent love of the printed word, seems to be thriving. To build a career in the field of publishing, one has to gain knowledge..

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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 09:02:43 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b001383254091a78bb
<![CDATA[Media, Films and Mass Communication – At a glance]]> Mass media refers to all media technologies, including the Internet, television, newspapers and radio which are used for mass communications in order to invariably entertain as well as disseminate unbiased and objective information and generate public opinion regarding various issues concerning the society. In a predominantly democratic country like India, the power of press is superficial and journalist are esteemed as front runners in shaping up the society on par with politicians who at times, are dubious. A career in media promises to be amusing but at the same requires people who can be..

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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 08:35:22 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85383209b00138323afd3c4fba
<![CDATA[Kurukshetra University Invites Applications for Media Programs]]> Applications are invited by Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra for admissions to various under graduate and post graduate programs in media offered at Institute of Mass Communication and Media Technology for the commencing session 2012–13. For details about the courses, please click here . Eligibility Criteria for Kurukshetra University For UG Programs: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with 50% marks (minimum pass marks for SC/ST). Admission will be on the basis of merit of qualifying examination. For PG Programs: Candidates must have bachelor degree..

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Wed, 13 Jun 2012 06:57:48 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac37e460db0137e4a2430b023d
<![CDATA[Top Mass Communication and Media Colleges in India]]> In the past few years, media and mass communication studies have become a popular choice among the youth, just after they clear their Class 12 th examinations. And why not, today, media in any form, print or electronic, has become an integral part of our lives and provides plenty of career opportunities as well. Courses in media and mass communication have been around for quite some time, but only recently have they gained certain popularity. There are plenty of colleges and universities across the country, offering Postgraduate courses and diplomas in media and mass communication, but..

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Wed, 18 Apr 2012 11:25:35 GMT data-0001-fdbffead36c3e9ef0136c52129db5639
<![CDATA[DU and GGSIPU mass communication entrance exam dates clash]]> The clash in the mass communication entrance exam dates of Delhi University (DU) and GGSIPU (Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University) has put the mass communication and journalism aspirants in trouble. The entrance exams of both the universities are scheduled for May 27, 2012 and while DU commences its exam at 9:30 am, GGSIPU has slated it for 10:30 am. Sources from DU revealed that initiatives are being taken to discuss the dates so that students do not have to face inconvenience. However, GGSIPU appears to hold a different view claiming that dates will not change as they were..

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Fri, 13 Apr 2012 09:37:31 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac36a1c16a0136ab1092673ed5
<![CDATA[Careers in Media]]> Careers in Media can be broadly divided in three categories - 1. Print Journalism : This is the traditional form of journalism and includes persons working in newspapers and magazine. The print journalism work can be broadly divided into two streams: Field Work: In large newspapers and magazines each field worker has a special assignment. There are journalists assigned to cover political issues, corporate affairs, sports, fashion etc. Desk Work: With in the offices of newspapers and magazines is the news desk where sub-editors or copy editors process these stories for..

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Tue, 14 Jul 2009 09:44:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffe7422735a0d012278a5d48d4c66