NEW YORK: Eminent journalists and media experts from the US, Canada, India, Australia and the UAE will hold an International Media Conference organised by the Indo-American Press Club (IAPC) from Oct 9 through 12 at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, Long Island, New York.
The Indo-American Press Club provides an effective platform for Indian American journalists and media professionals to associate and network with a sense of belonging, according to the media release.
It is designed as a uniquely valuable professional development opportunity, featuring educational seminars and workshops, discussing and analyzing new trends and methods with a rare insight into the work of media across the world, it said.
Public Works Minister V K Ibrahim Kunju has been selected for the Minister of Excellence Award. The Karmashreshta Award is for social worker Daya Bhai and the Sadbhavana Award for Boby Chemmannur.
Ibrahim Kunju has been chosen for the modernisation activities related to the development of basic infrastructure in the state for the past four years. Daya Bhai has been chosen, taking into account her initiatives among the adivasis in Northern India.
Topics such as News Reporting and Writing Techniques, Exploring Social and Environmental Causes through Documentaries, Politics and Media, Social Media Impact on Journalism, Live Streaming, Social Activism as a Way of Life, Freedom of Expression, will be addressed by experts in their fields during the seminars and workshops.
IAPC has envisioned for itself a significant role in recognizing and nurturing the true potential of journalists and media professionals in the US and Canada, while collaborating with media fraternity across the globe, it said.