Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication(Spl. Production & Direction)

International Institute of Mass Media
In New Delhi

Rs 75,000
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Important information

Typology Post Graduate Diploma
Location New delhi
Duration 1 Year
  • Post Graduate Diploma
  • New delhi
  • Duration:
    1 Year


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
New Delhi
B-50, South Extension Part-1 , 110049, Delhi, India
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Starts On request
New Delhi
B-50, South Extension Part-1 , 110049, Delhi, India
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Course programme

Duration : 1 Year (9 months of teaching and training and 3 months of internship))


The course will seek to equip participants with a basic insight into Television & Radio Journalism and will develop high levels of competence in creative communication through spoken words and visuals. The emphasis will be on informing the course participants about the difference between reporting in the Print and audio-visual medium.

The course will also develop new skills of Radio and Television reporting, anchoring, production and presentations.

There will be separate lectures on the kind of equipments used in ENG (electronic news gathering) units. There will also be sessions on editing techniques & script writing. The emphasis in the session on script writing will be on writing for visual impact.

Paper I : Introduction to Mass Communication and Human Communication.
Paper-II : Introduction to Journalism (Print Media and Electronic Media).
Paper-III : Radio Journalism.
Paper IV : Television Journalism.
Paper-V : Editing.
Paper VI : Contemporary issues, media laws and ethics.
Paper VII : Advertising and Corporate Communication.
Paper VIII : Production / Assignments.


Paper-I : Introduction to Mass Communication and Human Communication

Mass Communication

Communication, nature, concepts and process.
Interpersonal and Mass Communication.
Theories, Media, History & Effects of Mass Communication.

Human Communication

Definition, concept, elements and functions of communication.
History of Human Communication.
Sociology of Communication and Socialisation.
Forms of Communication (Interpersonal, group, non-verbal and body language)
Models of Communication.
Communication and Behavioural Science.

Paper-II Introduction to Journalism

(Print Media and Electronic Media)
Definition, Concept, Types, Structures, History & Future of Newspapers, Radio and Television.

News : Concept, Types of News.
News Gathering and Sources

Methods of Gathering News.
(i) Observation (ii) Interviews (iii) Reference Material
Reporters, Correspondents and Stringers - Roles and Responsibilities

Types of Reporting
(a) Covering incident and events (b) Sports Reporting (c) Parliament Reporting (d) Political Reporting (e) Art and Culture Reporting (f) Crime Reporting (g) Economy, Development, Business & Computer Reporting.

Writing features, articles and editorials for newspapers.
Writing for Radio and Television.

Paper-III Radio Journalism

Understanding the medium (History, role, reach and future)
Radio Formats : Radio news, Radio Talk/Commentary, Radio Magazine, Radio Review
Features, Documentaries, Radio Programs for special audience
Radio News Writing and Production
News Coverage - Spots, running commentary
Outdoor Reporting - Compilation and Production
Preparing and producing radio programmes especially news and current affairs.
AIR & FM Radio - Structure, Technology, Principles and Operations, Differentiation.

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