President of Nagaland Press Association, K Temjen Jamir presents a Naga shawl to Nitin Sethi, Deputy Editor of Scroll.in.
Dimapur, November 14 (MExN): Sharing and exploring ideas, tools and tricks of journalism, Nitin Sethi, Deputy Editor of Scroll.in brought fresh perspectives of reporting on corruption and elections in Nagaland State during a two-day workshop held at Hotel Saramati, Dimapur, on November 13 and 14.
The media workshop, held under the theme ‘Reporting on corruption & elections,’ was organized by the Nagaland Press Association (NPA) in collaboration with the Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR), Government of Nagaland.
The workshop covered a range of topics such as ‘smelling and tracking corruption’, ‘how to use RTI better for reporting’ and the popular theme of elections. Using documents and affidavits as source for news; Group exercise on mock reporting; editorial content management and page design; brief note on defamation and useful tips on responding to them etc were the other themes covered.
Drawing upon his rich experience working in the media, resource person Nitin Sethi presented an insider view of a journalist reporting for a news organization. Without being intellectual or moralistic, Nitin Sethi spoke from the heart about the duties and challenges of being a journalist, the joy and hazard of working in the field.
The media workshop was attended by the press fraternity, including Editors, Publishers, members from the Kohima Press Club and Dimapur Press Club led by their respective Presidents.
The DPRO Dimapur along with her staff also took part. Director of DIPR Limawati Ao graced the second day of workshop as special guest and gave away certificates to the participants.