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JSJC Journalism Tomorrow Wraps Up: A Resounding Success in Fostering Visual Storytelling

[New Delhi} – Journalism Tomorrow, a two-day event organized by the Jindal School of Journalism & Communication (JSJC)n in collaboration with The Danish Siddiqui Foundation, concluded on March 14, 2024, at Jindal Global University. The event garnered widespread praise for its insightful discussions, immersive exhibition, and engaging workshops aimed at celebrating and advancing the art of visual storytelling.

Highlights of the Event:

Photo Exhibition: Attendees were treated to the mesmerizing exhibition titled “A World at War: Perspectives Through the Lens,” which offered a poignant glimpse into the human stories behind global conflicts. Through powerful imagery captured by renowned photojournalists, visitors better understood the realities faced by communities affected by war and strife.

Photo Contest: The “Portraits of a Nation” photo contest provided a platform for emerging photographers to showcase their talent and creativity. Judged by industry stalwarts Altaf Qadri, Anushree Fadnavis, and Saumya Khandelwal, the contest received an overwhelming response, highlighting the diverse perspectives and narratives woven into the fabric of our nation. The winners of the contest are  1st Prize Anaranya Basu, 2nd Prize Pradiptamoy Paul, and 3rd Prize Vivek Sagar. The special mentions included Adithya Aravind, Soumayan Biswas, Kumar Vishnukant, Rushal Anap, Ishika Das, and Nida Fatima.

Talk Series: Renowned war photojournalists Rafiq Maqbool and Altaf Qadri captivated audiences with their firsthand accounts and insights during the talk series titled “In Focus: Witnessing War Through the Camera.” Their stories shed light on the challenges, risks, and ethical considerations involved in documenting conflict zones.

Workshop: Led by veteran Photo Editor Dinesh Krishnan, the workshop titled “Frame by Frame: Mastering the Art of Visual Storytelling” provided aspiring photographers and journalists with practical skills and techniques to elevate their storytelling abilities. Participants learned the nuances of composition, editing, and narrative structure, empowering them to communicate compelling stories through images.

Journalism Tomorrow served as a catalyst for dialogue, inspiration, and learning within the realm of visual storytelling. As we reflect on the success of this event, we remain committed to nurturing the next generation of storytellers and fostering a deeper understanding of our world through the lens of photography.

About The Danish Siddiqui Foundation: The Danish Siddiqui Foundation is dedicated to preserving the legacy of acclaimed photojournalist Danish Siddiqui and supporting initiatives that promote visual storytelling and journalism.

About Jindal School of Journalism & Communication (JSJC): JSJC is committed to providing a transformative education in media and communication, empowering students to navigate and shape the evolving media landscape with integrity and innovation.