Fourth Media Conference organized by Kathmandu University and Martin Chautari concluded

2014-04-05

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Fourth Media Conference, organized jointly by the Department of Languages and Mass Communication, Kathmandu University and Martin Chautari, concluded on 2 March 2013. Divided into three sections, it comprised inauguration along with key-note speech, paper presentations and panel discussion.

Arjun Panthi, Khagendra Acharya, Rajendra Raj Timalsina, Ramesh Rai, Hem Raj Kafle, and Krishnaraj Sarwahari and Madhav Chaudhary presented their papers during the second session. Each presentation was followed by commentators' observations - Indra Dhowj Chhetry, Pam Gurung, Sunita Nemhafuki, Suresh Acharya, Keshav SIgdel and Sri Ram Poudel - and questions from the participants.

During the inauguration session, Dean of School of Arts, Prof. Dr. Mahesh Banskota spotlighted on the importance of such academic activities. Prof. Dr. Jangab Chauhan, Head of the Department of Languages and Mass Communication briefed on the activities of the department and thanked organizing members for their efforts. Dr. Dharma Adhikari delivered key note speech on "Research, Esearch and the Journalistic Craft in out Times". Harsha Maharjan, an organizing committee member from Martin Chautari, shed light on the activities of Martin Chautari and spoke on why media conference is being organized jointly every year. The first session was conducted by Eak Pd. Duwadi.

In the last session, a panel discussion was held on the use of social media. Gunaraj Luitel, Binita Barla and Hempal Shrestha presented their views on the issue and addressed questions raised by the participants. This session was run by Hem Raj Kafle.