Students conduct mock press meet, highlight issues

Department of Journalism at AUMP gives a platform to discuss matters of relevance

Students came together and there was a motive to it. They organised a mock press conference and it aimed at raising well thought questions similar to what happens in a real press meet.
Sandhya Chauhan, INN/Gwalior, @sandhya_ocea, 
The sixth edition of mock press conference organised by Department of Journalism at Amity School of Communication (AUMP, Noida) gave an oppurtunity to pose questions that can make a difference. The participants got a duration of two minutes where they had to present their topics along with statistics. Audience posed questions. Auditors observed the proceedings and judged the winners. 
Serving as a learning experience the participants were provided with an option to choose from the five categories by a chit system. The categories were sports, social issue, law, politics and entertainment, it is in these topics that participants made their presentation. 
The conference was an innovative informative collaboration between normally very separate teaching departments at Amity University as participants were from various departments. They were divided into three groups. The participants put forth their views and time they got was two minutes. 
Anubhuti Pradhan, Shreya Bhadauriya, Mallika Jain, Rohit Aji, and Ajay Singh were the first batch of participants. The second batch had Kaushal Singh, Toshavi Newaskar, Aishwarya Tomar, Upendra Singh Bhadauriya and Shubhank Khare as participants. Siddharth Singh Tomar, Saumya Singh, Shikha Jha and Shivanshu Katare were the third batch of participants. 
First prize was went to Mallika Jain of Amity Law School. The first runner up prize went to Saumya Singh and Ajay Singh of Amity School of Communications and Amity Business School. The second runner up prize was bagged by Toshavi Newaskar of Amity School of Communications.
An informal press conference chaired by Brigadier Rajesh Ghangele was a special attraction. It fielded questions on various issues. Winner of mock press conference held last year Nehal Singh proposed vote of thanks. 

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