National Webinar on World Sports Journalists Day-Prospectus and Challenges in Sports Journalism
National Webinar on World Sports Journalists Day-Prospectus and Challenges in Sports Journalism was organized by Department of Media Studies and Department of Physical Education, Kristu Jayanti College. The one day webinar scheduled on July 02, 2020 designed to enhance the Sports Journalists/Physical Education Directors / Teachers / Coaches / Sports Personnel at the College/School level. The event witnessed a participation of 612 delegates from across the globe, with delegates from different countries. International Webinar on World Sports Journalists Day-Prospectus and Challenges in Sports Journalism was inaugurated by Rev. Dr. Augustine George, Principal, Kristu Jayanti College. Father said that In sports journalism as technology introduced new developments like the radio, television and the internet, the focus of sports coverage shifted from the play by play to statistical analysis of the game and background pieces on the players. This was also coupled with a massive increase in sports amongst the general public. In the modern scenario sports students have lot of job opportunities in sports Journalism for the future.
The one day National Webinar had commenced with Introduction of the Speaker by Prof.Abraham Assistant Professor Department of Media Studies, Kristu Jayanti College. Followed by session was addressed by Ms.MANUAJ VERAPPA Assistant Editor, (Sports) The Times of India, Bengaluru. At the end of the session questions and answer by delegate, which was answered by the speaker.