** Big consumer of rural web media: Minister of Information and Public Relations, Sanjay Jha **
In the ‘Web Media Summit 2023’, many veterans of the journalism world gathered from across the country
Patna , 28/10/2023 ( Odisha Samachar )-Web Journalists Association of India’s two-day ‘Web Media Summit 2023’ was inaugurated on Saturday (28.10.2023) at Panas Banquet, Saguna Mor, Patna. ‘Web Media Summit 2023’ was formally inaugurated by Bihar Information and Public Relations Minister Sanjay Jha and media veterans Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay Dwivedi, former Director General of IIMC, Brajesh Kumar Singh Group Editor, Network 18 Group, Pankaj Singh – Editor, It was jointly done by many veterans of the world of journalism including TV-9, 1. Bihar Information and Public Relations Minister Sanjay Jha while addressing the inaugural session of ‘Web Media Summit 2023’ said that today rural people are the biggest consumers of web media. Their trust in web media needs to be taken care of. The souvenirs published for the summit were also released by the chief guests. In the second session of ‘Web Media Summit 2023’, media giants discussed the topic “Web Media: Trends and Future”. Former General Secretary of Editors Guild and Patron of Association N. K. Singh said that rural people are not only big consumers but they are also giving news. Therefore, the news related to public issues is more and more in the content of the web. Brajesh Singh, Group Editor, Network 18 discusses how web media can generate revenue. This can be done by providing the right content, he said. Because viewers have millions of options. Prof. Dr. Sanjay Dwivedi, Director General of Indian Institute of Mass Communication, said that today journalism has become global due to web media. Today even small groups are able to do online journalism. He discussed the success of web media as well as its challenges. Dyaneshwar of Live Cities claims that today the web has become the real and dominant media. At the same time, Alok Mishra, the editor of Jagran, emphasized that all media, including the web, should know media ethics. Sanjay Tripathi, editor of Rashtriya Sahara, said that the web should not be too hasty and should do thorough investigation before serving the news. TV9 executive editor Pankaj Singh said that web media has democratized and simplified journalism. He also said that the web media can take advantage of the vacuum that has been created in TV journalism due to serving monotonous content and provide good content. Praveen Jha of Punjab Kesari emphasized the richness of the language. Earlier, National President of Web Journalists Association of India Anand Kaushal welcomed the guests. Murali Manohar Srivastava moderated the forum and General Secretary Amit Ranjan gave a vote of thanks and discussed the work done by the association for media journalists. In the other session of the summit, Dr. Madho Singh discussed various issues with the veterans. In the summit, the chief guest and distinguished guests were honored by giving uniforms and emblems. The fourth session was named as cultural program, in which “Sham-e-Ghazal” was organized. The program was performed by famous singer (Darbhanga Gharana), Mithila Ratna Pt Abhishek Mishra. Web Media Summit 2023 was attended by editors, reporters and directors from all over the country including Bihar.