அறிவால் விளையும் உலகு
Wisdom Makth the World

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication was instituted in 2008. All the faculty members are fully qualified besides having rich media professional experience and expertise in handling creative jobs. All the media houses have resource sharing facility by which there is professional exchange of views and thought process between journalists and journalism educators.

With the right blend of experience in the field and in class, the media aspirants are guided carefully into the realm of theories and research to become critical social commentators. Not only orienting the students into the academics, but also providing them with hands on experience in the field by way of rigorous internship built into the curriculum with adequate weightage, the students get exposed to the actual goings on in the media and become ready to take up media assignments immediately after completion of the course.

VISION

To inculcate professionalism in all journalistic endeavours, moored in strong moralistic and sound ethical principles, develop media literacy amongst all stakeholders, conduct active media research for both theory building and to influence policy planners – all of the above activities centered around social upliftment of the oppressed.

MISSION

  • To impart value based knowledge through teaching and research.
  • To ignite the spark in the students to reach their full potential.
  • To make them aspire to become pioneers and innovators in the media sphere.
  • To advance knowledge through applied media research.
  • To enable them to be instrumental for social transformation.
  • To work with commitment to social justice and equality.

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

  • M.A.,
  • M.A., Journalism and Mass Communication[ Electronic Media ](5 Year Integrated )
  • M.Phil.,
  • Ph.D.,

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Library and Infrastructure

Department of Journalism and Mass Communication library has a collection of over 1000 books with general library supporting with more than 75,000 volumes in reference and access sections. It has an e-resources centre with access to a collection of e-volumes of journals and books in various areas.

Students have hands on experience in operating the following media equipment and resources:

  • Multi-media Lab
  • Audio Visual Studio
  • Video Cameras
  • LCD Projector
  • SLR and DSLR Cameras
  • TV with DTH Connections
  • AV Player

FUNDED PROJECT

SI.No Title of the Project Duration of Project Name of Investigator Total Amount Sanctioned Status of Project
1 The Reach and Use of Social Media Among the University Students of Tamil Nadu 2 year R.SUBRAMANI 1.59 Lakhs Completed
2 Social History of Pre Independence Tamil Periodicals 2 year R.SUBRAMANI 3.60 Lakhs Ongoing
3 The Role of Communication in Creating Awareness about Sexual abuse among School Girls in Salem 2 year M.ANURADHA 5.28 Lakhs Ongoing

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CONTACT

  • Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

  • Periyar University
  • Periyar Palkalai Nagar
  • Salem – 636011
  • Tamil Nadu
  • India
  • Ph: 0427-2345766 (Ext.No:244 , 245)

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